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Tomorrowland: Harum Scarum at Albert Merola Gallery

August 19, 2015 5:00 am0 comments

by Steve Desroches Jack Pierson’s magazine Tomorrow’s Man is a printed slide show into the artist’s mind. With the third edition coming out soon, Tomorrow’s Man, whose name is taken from a midcentury beefcake magazine, mixes his own work with that of other artists and printed ephemera. Beautifully crafted, the [...]

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The Art of Art: Kobalt Gallery Celebrates 10 Years

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by Steve Desroches As the sun begins to set and the sky turns to twilight over Provincetown, people walking down Commercial Street often pause and enjoy the view of the harbor the Johnson Street parking lot provides. But over the past several years many heads have swiveled the other way [...]

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Yesterday is Today… Yesterday is Tomorrow

August 5, 2015 6:00 am0 comments

Vintage and Contemporary Cape Cod at the Cortile Gallery by Steve Desroches      In artist Ed Walsh’s acrylic painting The Wharf at Twilight the blue veil of a completed sunset covers the familiar view of the end of Cabral’s Pier, also known as Fisherman’s Wharf. It’s that magical hour [...]

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Seeing with New Eyes

July 15, 2015 6:00 am0 comments

by Rebecca M. Alvin        Milenko Katic’s complexly layered paintings reveal both the artist’s deep connection to his proverbial “inner child,” and his dismay at the direction the world has taken. Depending on which series you are looking at from his 40-year-plus career as an artist, you may [...]

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A Provincetown Icon Rises Again from the Sea

June 24, 2015 6:00 am0 comments

by Stuard M. Derrick        They stand sentinel as you enter the harbor from the sea, these larger-than-life ladies, their faces weathered by time but clearly evidencing the grit, courage, and longevity associated with the hardscrabble life of a fishing village. And that is exactly what they represent: [...]

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Palettes of Provincetown

June 17, 2015 6:00 am0 comments

A Summer’s Worth of Art by Rebecca M. Alvin        Just about one month ago, I set out for my first Friday night gallery stroll of the year, Memorial Day Weekend. Whatever else that weekend is for people, for me it is my first chance to reconnect with [...]

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All That Glitters

May 20, 2015 6:00 am0 comments

In Search of the Motherlode by Steve Desroches Writer and rock and roll historian Chuck White is always on a quest for authenticity, be it in culture, politics, music, or art. He’s constantly on the search for creativity in its purest form, before it gets commercialized, co-opted by mass culture, [...]

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Wonders of the Whale

April 29, 2015 6:00 am0 comments

by Rebecca M. Alvin When the Appearances Green Arts Festival first came to Provincetown five years ago, the intention was to foster an appreciation for green spaces in Provincetown. While it’s true that the forest ecology is often overlooked in favor of the more storied sea and sand dunes, it [...]

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An Art Spooktacular

October 29, 2014 6:00 am0 comments

A Gallery Celebrates the Halloween Spirit by Steve Desroches There is perhaps no holiday that encourages creativity and imagination more than Halloween. From carving jack o’lanterns to turning a home into a haunted house to dressing up in a costume, all have been taken to the next level with folks [...]

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Shedding A New Light On Old Treasures

October 8, 2014 6:00 am0 comments

by Steve Desroches We seem to want to hang onto well-designed or iconic items even if they no longer work. They act like mini time machines. Just a flip of the switch might not turn on that old Super 8 projector on the top shelf of the closet or the [...]

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