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THE FRENCH CONNECTION: FIVE JAPANESE WOMEN CERAMISTS  AND THEIR PASSION FOR FRANCE: An exhibition at the Joan Mirviss Gallery in New York explores the dramatically increasing importance of Japanese women artists on the global stage.
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THE FRENCH CONNECTION: FIVE JAPANESE WOMEN CERAMISTS AND THEIR PASSION FOR FRANCE: An exhibition at the Joan Mirviss Gallery in New York explores the dramatically increasing importance of Japanese women artists on the global stage.

by Nami Hoppin The women artists in this stunning exhibition demonstrate the role of women in the current ascendency of contemporary Japanese ceramics around the world. It focuses on how their relationships to France have influenced and enabled the five artists who are show-cased in this exhibition to find their […]

Glass Houses: Two spectacular new museum wings  make visiting Boston more appealing than ever.
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Glass Houses: Two spectacular new museum wings make visiting Boston more appealing than ever.

by SARA EVANS Maybe it’s sort of juvenile to have a favorite painting, but on a recent visit to the New American Wing at the Musuem of Fine Arts in Boston, I came to the realization that I do: I love John Singer Sargent’s large and mysterious canvas, “The Daughters […]

Financial Planning, Investments

Children and Wealth: Important Lessons Start Early in Life Jeremy.Lansat@mssb.com Samia.A.Lansat@mssb.com Joel.Lansat@mssb.com Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC. Member SIPC. 777 S. Flagler Drive, Suite 700 West Palm Beach FL 33401 561-820-2340

Wealth can be a mixed blessing — one that creates great opportunity as well as weighty responsibility — especially for children. As a parent, grandparent, or concerned relative, you hope to pass on what you have learned about managing and preserving wealth to the younger generation. However, you want the […]

“SURFACE TENSION” Poetry of the Ancients in Our Own Time, at the Eno Gallery
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“SURFACE TENSION” Poetry of the Ancients in Our Own Time, at the Eno Gallery

by Adrienne Garnett A sea scavenger of carved, barely tinted wood is seemingly propelled by scorched fins carved from hand-bound books. Its body is studded with mica scales and intricate details, and like Jonah’s whale, contains miniature treasure: bits of life, knowledge and experience. Like Zen poetry, fragile weavings of […]

The Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess: Despite initial controversy, the current production of this American classic is delighting its audience at every performance.
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The Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess: Despite initial controversy, the current production of this American classic is delighting its audience at every performance.

by Sara Evans Musical or opera? Opera or musical? Ever since “Porgy and Bess” was first launched in 1935, the controversy has raged. But while critics have foamed and fumed ever since the birth of this American icon, audiences continue to flock to its successive productions. Its current iteration, “The […]

A Passion for Fashion: New Hampshire’s “Strawbery Banke” open-air museum hosts a benefit celebrating centuries of American style
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A Passion for Fashion: New Hampshire’s “Strawbery Banke” open-air museum hosts a benefit celebrating centuries of American style

by Rose Lawrence On Saturday, June 30, 2012, Strawbery Banke Museum hosts the “Passion For Fashion Gala” including a Champagne Reception and Celebrity Designers Runway Show.. This event, a benefit to support the Museum’s education programs and preservation efforts, will take place under a tent on the Museum’s grounds at […]

Quilts Your Grandmother Would Envy:Luke Haynes turns a traditional craft into contemporary art
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Quilts Your Grandmother Would Envy:Luke Haynes turns a traditional craft into contemporary art

by Isabelle Kellogg Luke Haynes hasn’t stopped quilting since he started toying around with small snippets of fabric on a sewing machine ten years ago. By now, he’s worked past his 100th quilt, many of which have been on view at recent shows across America, including his native city of […]

A Love Affair with Plants: Ellsworth Kelly’s plant drawings at the Metropolitan Museum demonstrate the eloquence of line and form.
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A Love Affair with Plants: Ellsworth Kelly’s plant drawings at the Metropolitan Museum demonstrate the eloquence of line and form.

by Sara Evans Eighty-nine-year-old Ellsworth Kelly is one of the pillars of Abstract Expressionism, a major figure in both Color-Field and Minimalist painting. His abstractions are precise, tight and geometric, with color-block grids and intensely hued, hard-edged forms floating in space. But there is a softer, less well-known side to […]