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Jacket CopyBefore the era of the 24-hour news cycle and weekly televised debates, the predominant and most creative outlet for presidential candidates to communicate their vision was the campaign poster. With "Presidential Campaign Posters" (Quirk Books, $40), the...
The Exacting Eye of Walker Evans Through Jan. 29, 2012, Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme St., Old Lyme, (860) 434-5542 "Stare, pry, listen, eavesdrop. Die knowing something. You are not here long." So advised Walker Evans (1901-1975), who knew...
L.A. at HomeLong before Shepard Fairey created the Obama "Hope" poster, Ben Shahn (1898-1969) spread his own word as a renowned American Social Realist painter and illustrator. Among Shahn's works: striking images in a series of voter registration lithographs that...
On a visit to the Long Beach area in the early 1960s, David and Dorothy Weidman had their first glimpse of a planned community. David saw tract homes; Dorothy saw opportunity. "All those houses are going to need pictures for the walls," Dorothy recalls...
Tribune NewspapersDorothea Lange's photograph "Migrant Mother" (1936), which shows a plaintive, destitute woman surrounded by her children at the height of the Depression, secured her place as one of the most distinguished documentary photographers of all time. That...
AKUS GALLERY Through Oct. 31 - "SenseLanguage," ECSU Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition. Gallery talks Sept. 19 and 26, 2:30 p.m. Opening reception Sept. 19, 5-7 p.m. •Gallery hours: Tues and Wed, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thurs, 1-7 p.m.; Sat and Sun, 2-5 p.m....
Special to The SunI consider myself a fairly fearless traveler. I've eaten things indigenous that were inedible (goat stomach, anyone?), hitched rides from people whose language I didn't speak, and bartered the shirt off my back for a souvenir. Until recently, though, I'd...
The Hartford CourantIn the 1998-1999 season, the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art banged out home runs at the box-office and in the media with its exhibition of Pieter de Hooch, a 17th-century Dutch master often compared with the now-much-revered Vermeer. De Hooch,...
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