Monthly Archives: June 2011

Stitching Together Diverse Cultural Backgrounds

The time-honored tradition of quilting is getting a modern art makeover in Quilt Art: International Expressions at the James A Michener Art Museum in Doylestown, Pa., September 10 to December 31 in the Fred Beans Gallery. Barbara Fighera Harrison is … Continue reading

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Blossoming of the World

Why do people become artists? What is the connection between art and religion? How did the three B’s of music (Beethoven, the Beatles and the Beach Boys) influence what we listen to today? The Michener Art Museum’s chief curator, Brian … Continue reading

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Heart of a Saint

In Ann Irwin’s universe, the unexpected becomes commonplace and the commonplace is never exactly what you expect. Houses sprout heads and rays of fire. Hills bristle with stick figures. Trees grow ribs and skulls. These transformations can be both ominous … Continue reading

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