Things seen and heard on the Capital Region art scene and beyond
Monday, January 29, 2018
The best films of 2017
Elizabeth Olson and Jeremy Renner star in Wind River Here it is again - Oscar time. As I often do, I'm taking the opportunity to com...
Sunday, January 21, 2018
In Brief: Barbara Takenaga at WCMA
Installation view of 18 small paintings at WCMA by Barbara Takenaga photo by Arthur Evans We took a drive over the mountain pass to s...
Sunday, January 7, 2018
The Patroons are back!
A view of the Washington Avenue Armory during Saturday's game photo by my old buddy Hans Pennink, stolen from the Times Union Go...
Sunday, December 10, 2017
Shows seen, and to be seen
Luis Molinari Flores Unititled II 1971 screenprint I'm putting this one first, because it will be the first to end: When We Were Yo...
Saturday, November 25, 2017
Just in case you were wondering ...
Pink Wall, Deruta It's been about nine years since Get Visual debuted, first as a feature of The Daily Gazette online edition, then...
Monday, October 30, 2017
Dazzled by Millennia
View of the interior of the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, Ravenna, Italy When it seems that contemporary art is over-hyped, too gimmicky,...
Sunday, September 17, 2017
The Healing Power of Music
When the going gets tough, I usually find solace in art. Whether it's opening a well-written novel, visiting an exhibition of work that ...
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