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Will The Real Mark Beard Please Stand Up?

August 31, 2016 5:00 am0 comments

by Jeannette de Beauvoir It’s an à propos question. Artist Mark Beard may not “contain multitudes,” as Walt Whitman would say, but he is at least six different people. “I always wished I had a gay great-uncle,” says Beard, speaking from his studio in Paris, “so I made one up.” [...]

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The Sweetest and Smallest of All

August 10, 2016 5:00 am0 comments

by Jeannette de Beauvoir Cherrystone clams are famously sweet and small, and the description applies equally well to Wellfleet’s Cherry Stone Gallery, a small space with a big heart—not unlike its late co-founder, Sally Nerber, celebrated this summer in a new exhibition called Sally’s Party. “She didn’t want a memorial,” [...]

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Art On The Edge

June 16, 2016 9:32 am0 comments

A Guide to Provincetown’s  Gallery Season by Rebecca M. Alvin There’s nothing that gets as many eye rolls and groans as posing the question, “What is ‘art’?” It’s a frustratingly difficult thing to define, for one thing, but also it causes us to think about what difference it makes. Why [...]

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Getting Down and Dirty

May 4, 2016 5:00 am0 comments

Learning to Love the Earth As An Ecosexual by Steve Desroches Beth Stephens was flying home to West Virginia in 2008 when she noticed something horrifying from 30,000 feet in the air. Mountain after mountain in her beautiful Appalachian home state had their tops blown clean off. It’s a process [...]

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The Wonder of Provincetown’s Whales

April 20, 2016 11:35 am0 comments

by Rebecca M. Alvin If you’ve ever been on a whale watch, you know the thrill of catching a glimpse of cavorting whales, preceded by a bubbling circle of froth and, if you’re lucky, culminating in a leap above the waters. These momentary glimpses of just a portion of these [...]

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West Meets East

11:26 am0 comments

AMP Gallery Relocates by Rebecca M. Alvin For four years Debbie Nadolney has been bringing an eclectic set of contemporary art to her West End gallery AMP: Art Market Provincetown. Her openness as a curator has brought about a unique gallery experience here, featuring not only painting and other forms [...]

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