Archive for August, 2010

Tim Jewell’s guerilla sculptures

Monday, August 16th, 2010

63-year-old guerilla sculptor Tim Jewell screws his metal silhouettes onto pilings in his town of Fall River … and then they vanish. The Herald News reports: “Fall River Mayor Will Flanagan said he wouldn’t prosecute the artist for trespassing.”

Olson study group

Monday, August 16th, 2010

Charles Olson study group launches in Gloucester Sept. 7 to study poetry of late Black Mountain rector. Gloucester hosts Olson fest Oct. 8 to 10, 2010.

David Rees sharpens pencils

Monday, August 16th, 2010

“Get Your War On” cartoonist David Rees of New York will sharpen your pencil for $15 at Montague Book Mill in Massachusetts on Aug. 20.

John Marin in Maine

Monday, August 16th, 2010

Bob Keyes: “Without Maine, [John] Marin would be just another New York painter. Because of Maine, he became inarguably one of the most important artists in American history.”

Trove of “Ansel Adams” phony?

Monday, August 16th, 2010

Trove of lost “Ansel Adams” photos may be fake. The New York Times: “an Oakland woman, Marian Walton, announced that she had a photo that was identical to one of the negatives. It had been taken, she said, not by Adams, the famous outdoors photographer, but by an uncle of hers, Earl Brooks.” See for yourself here.