Performance explores transparency
On Monday evening, a woman calling herself “Dynasty Handbag” walked on stage at the Whitney Humanities Center wearing nothing but a clear rain poncho and clear plastic heels. Her performance, she said, was going to be all about transparency. “Dynasty Handbag,” a stage persona of Brooklyn-based performance artist Jibz Cameron, performed “The Transparent Trap: A »
YCBA exhibit bridges centuries
Life-sized sculptures of animals face each other across the open court on the fourth floor of the Yale Center for British Art. A new exhibit entitled “Sculpture by Nicola Hicks” opens today at the British Art Center. The show includes seven life-sized renderings of humans, animals or a combination of the two that the British »
JFK exhibit explores Kennedy, the public
A new exhibit at the Yale University Art Gallery commemorates John F. Kennedy through a series of photographs, only one of which shows his face directly.
Local residents create maps of Elm City
For some New Haven residents, a photograph of a pizza or a spray-painted dinosaur can represent the Elm City as accurately as a conventional map. “I Map New Haven,” a community project started by local artists Alyson Fox and Eric Epstein, challenges New Haven residents to create maps that represent the ways they experience their »
Exhibit honors Manet
A century and a half after Edouard Manet’s art sparked the modernist movement, his works are still inspiring artistic innovation.