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Touko Laaksonen: The Man Behind Tom of Finland

May 24, 2017 5:00 am0 comments

by Rebecca M. Alvin To make art is to address your fears about who you are and how you will be perceived. Even if you create something with no intention of selling it in a gallery, the act of truly putting oneself out, expressing one’s truth, is boldness in the [...]

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A Time in the Light

May 17, 2017 5:00 am0 comments

The Work of Marian Roth by Rebecca M. Alvin The beauty in Marian Roth’s work lies in its mystery. Whether she is working with pinhole photography, painting, or mixed media, there is a narrative depth to her work that comes from what we don’t quite see, what we don’t really [...]

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The Heart of the Hearth

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Conrad Malicoat and his Provincetown Fireplaces by Steve Desroches When you see one, you know it. Instantly.  The jumble of bricks seemingly tumbling down from the ceiling. The rakish angles that look like an overstuffed bookshelf or a game of Jenga about to come to an end. A jumping marlin [...]

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Make Way for the Resistance

May 10, 2017 5:00 am0 comments

by Rebecca M. Alvin It’s undeniable. There is a sense of outrage and fear, coupled with disbelief that has spread since the election of President Donald Trump, spurring ordinary citizens to become highly political in their everyday lives. It’s no wonder that artists would want to express these sentiments in [...]

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Breaking Through

May 4, 2017 5:00 am0 comments

Emerging Artists Featured at PAAM by Rebecca M. Alvin Anyone who has wandered through the streets of the east end of Commercial Street on Friday nights in the summer has been witness to something incredible: a community of regular people who care deeply about art and celebrate it, talk about [...]

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The Golden Years of Silver

April 26, 2017 5:00 am0 comments

Provincetown and Modernist Jewelry by Steve Desroches When it comes to Provincetown history it’s a bit like panning for gold. Just when you think you’ve heard or read every story there is, a shimmer appears revealing more of the town’s treasured past. In this case it’s a bit more silver [...]

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