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Michelangelo

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In my last post on Leonardo da Vinci I spoke of the rivalry he had with Michelangelo.  Both working in Florence, both towering figures fully recognized as such by their […]

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The Radio Play Disaster

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There will be thrills! Chills! And phenomenals! Everything that can go wrong does go wrong for Harlan Bean, a writer looking for his last chance at a big break in […]

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Old Post Road Orchestra Concerts

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TWO FREE CONCERTS!! Please share!! Please join the Old Post Road Orchestra as we step back in time and bring you “Pop and Rock Classics from the 70s and 80s”!! […]

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Auditions at the Monson Arts Council

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The Monson Arts Council (MAC) will be holding auditions for the July 2024 presentation of “The Radio Play Disaster” by Don Zolidis. Auditions will be held at Monson Memorial Hall […]

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Cezanne and Van Gogh: Beyond Perception

Posted in: Image and Meaning

Impressionism was one of the most fruitful of artistic movements for what it inspired in the artists of succeeding generations.  It was fruitful, certainly, in the new ground it explored, […]

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Monson Arts Council Spring Art Show

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     The Monson Arts Council 30th Annual Juried Spring Art Exhibition and Sale will open at the House of Art, 200 Main Street in Monson and in Monson’s Memorial Hall at 198 […]

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Leonardo da Vinci

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I have spent the first five posts in this “favorite artist” series indulging myself on that marvelous period in European art: the late 19th century. Now it is time to […]

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Spring Art Exhibition and Sale

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The 30th annual juried art show sponsored by the Monson Arts Council is seeking submissions from artists. Full details are available on the art show pages. The show will once […]

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Art and Fashion to be Presented by MMOA

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The Monson Museum of Art, under the auspices of the Monson Arts Council, will be presenting a special fashion show, featuring authentic period fashions by Laura Asson. The tile of […]

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The Art of Alienation

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One phenomenon which seems to be unique to the modern period is what we can call “urban alienation”: not the isolation of a hermit far from society, but the alienation […]

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