the arts YALE UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY Roman in the Provinces: Art on the Periphery of Empire Through January 4, 2015
The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum is celebrating its 50th Anniversary with a series of exhibitions and programs highlighting not just the Museum’s legacy, but also the relationship be- tween the era in which it was founded and our current cultural landscape. Standing in the Shadows of Love: The Aldrich Collection 1964–1974 is a two-part exhibition that examines Larry Aldrich’s legacy through the works of artists he championed early in their careers, a practice that continues to be honored in the mission of the Museum. CARRIAGE BARN ARTS CENTER The Carriage Barn Arts Center offers art- ists the opportunity to exhibit their work in an exceptional gallery space in a unique nineteenth-century stone barn. Exhibitions, lectures, educational workshops, concerts and other events are held in this adaptively reused historical building on the grounds of a former estate, now Waveny Park. 258 Main Street, Ridgefield, CT. 203/438-4519; www.aldrichart.org Westport Country Playhouse stages “Inti- mate Apparel” by Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage, an intricate tapestry of the joys, sorrows, tragedy, and triumph of a gifted but lonely African-American seamstress in early 20 th century Manhattan who’s negotiating the choice between a love that is accepted and one that is true. For more information and tickets, call the box office at (203) 227-4177, or toll-free at 888-927- 7529, or visit the box office at 25 Powers Court, off Route 1, Westport. Information and tickets also available at www.westportplayhouse.org Stay connected to the Playhouse on Facebook (Westport Country Playhouse) and/or follow on Twitter (@ WCPlayhouse). Gallery hours: Wednesday – Saturday (10am – 3pm); Sunday (1pm to 5pm) www.carriagebarn.org WESTPORT COUNTRY PLAYHOUSE Intimate Apparel October 7 – November 1
Roman in the Provinces: Art on the Periphery of Empire examines the interaction between local traditions
and adopted Roman imperial culture through artifacts of daily life, politics, technology, and religion. 1111 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT. www.artgallery.yale.edu
BRUCE MUSEUM Northern Baroque Splendor: The Hohenbuchau Collection from Liechtenstein Through April 19, 2015
THREE EUROS FOR A SONG. PHOTO BY DANIEL BOGAEV
RIVER ROAD GALLERY Still Motion Oct. 18 – Nov. 1, 2014
* A Weston resident and high school senior, Bogaev just received First Prize in Photography in the Congressional Art Show (sponsored by Rep. Jim Himes), and two ribbons at the Focus 14 Wilton Library Photography Show. Bogaev won a national C-SPAN Filmmaking Award for his film “Investing in the Future: The Importance of Early Education in America.” 21 River Road, Wilton, CT. 203-762-3887; www.riverroadgallery.com “Still Motion,” a one-man-show by award- winning photographer Daniel Bogaev opens at Wilton’s River Road Gallery, on Saturday, October 18th with an artist reception from 5-7p.m.
The Hohenbuchau Collection is one of the larg- est and most varied collections of Northern Ba- roque art assembled in recent years. The selective showing at the Bruce Museum is primarily com- prised of Dutch and Flemish seventeenth-century paintings. The collection exhibits all the natural- ism, visual probity and technical brilliance for which those schools are famous. 1 Museum Drive Greenwich, CT. 203/869-0376; www.brucemuseum.org THE ALDRICH CONTEMPORARY ART MUSEUM Standing in the Shadows of Love: The Aldrich Collection 1964–1974, Part II Richard Artschwager, Eva Hesse, Ellsworth Kelly, Agnes Martin, Richard Serra October 19, 2014 through April 5, 2015
ROBERT SMITHSON, (1938–1977). ROBERT SMITHSON
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THREE MIRROR VORTEX,
STEEL AND 3 MIRRORS. IMAGE COPYRIGHT © THE
METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART. IMAGE SOURCE:
ART RESOURCE, NY
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