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For millennia, humans have been drawing lines between the stars to create pictures called constellations. They navigated by them, and made up celestial characters that became part of folklore and religion. Constellations provoked heated debates between scholars and soothsayers. And through t…

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An art festival is slated to take place this summer with the goal to bring a variety of visual art to Scarsdale and offer a boost to the downtown business community.

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French artist Sandrine Kern will share insights about her recent paintings at an opening tonight, Friday, Jan. 24, for her first solo exhibition with Madelyn Jordon Fine Art gallery in Scarsdale, where her work will be on exhibit through March 7.

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Sea serpents crushing ships. Seven-foot-tall giants. Visitors will see these and other oddities when they explore the Bruce Museum’s new exhibition, “Collecting Reimagined: A 2D Curiosity Cabinet,” which is open in the Bantle Lecture Gallery of the museum through March 29.

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Founded in 1969 with a promised gift of 300 works by Roy R. Neuberger — considered one of the greatest private collectors, philanthropists and arts advocates of the 20th century — the collection of the Neuberger Museum of Art has grown to more than 6,000 objects by artists including Milton A…

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In 1951, a group of artists in New York City organized an exhibition simply titled “the 9th St. show” in what would be a pivotal moment for the emergence of abstract expressionism. Of the more than 60 artists who participated in the show, only 11 were women. Later referred to as “Sparkling A…

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Who says household objects can’t be exciting? Moreover, who says they can’t be works of art? More than 50 Westchester artists have taken the monotony of day-to-day objects and created unique pieces of art out of them in ArtsWestchester’s upcoming exhibition, “The Chair Show,” running through…

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The Bruce Museum is launching its fall season by presenting a new series of monthly public programs featuring leaders in the field of the arts and sciences. The series, titled “Bruce Museum Presents: Thought Leaders in Art and Science,” will feature artists who often collaborate with the mus…

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New York City artist Michelle Sakhai is bringing her abstract art to Scarsdale in a never before seen way. Her yearlong painting project, “The Arcana Series: Interpretations of Tarot” will be assembled into one comprehensive exhibition for the first time at Madelyn Jordon Fine Art from Sept.…

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Though folk art may not be mainstream, White Plains-based ArtsWestchester considers folk traditions more than worthy of having their own department and a full-time program director. Aaron Paige, an ethnomusicologist with a knack for acting “like glue” between community members, heads up folk…

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The halls of many art museums and galleries have heard the comment, “I could do that,” or maybe even “My kid could draw that.” Westchester artist Adam Handler’s work in an upcoming exhibition at the Madelyn Jordon Fine Art Gallery takes that perception and challenges it head on.

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While studying art at Purchase College in the 1970s, Larry Horowitz discovered en plein air, or painting outdoors. Under luminaries like Paul Resika, he mastered “painting the moment in time, painting quickly and capturing something ... some middle ground between what is seen in a photograph…

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The title of the Scarsdale Woman’s Club program, “Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists,” is adopted from the landmark essay of the same name, written by art historian Linda Nochlin in 1971. Eileen Costello, Ph.D., explained the project’s origins before a crowd of about 55 people at the…

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The first steps into Biagio Civale’s art studio are like a peek into Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory. Expressionist paintings, assemblages, prints and woodcuts — sharing little overlap from size to subject matter — somehow become characters in the same play, with Civale as director.

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Watercolorist and multimedia creator Miriam Schulman may have given up her career on Wall Street, but she’s far from a starving artist. A Scarsdale resident for 21 years, she rakes in six figures annually teaching art workshops and selling her work online.

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In the months since she moved into her 2,000-foot Mamaroneck studio, Scarsdale artist Jill Krutick has felt her creativity surge. Her 2D paintings have moved into a more sculptural place, layered, large-scale works like “Dance of the Caterpillars” and “Phoenix.”

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Aron Johnston retired from teaching a year ago with plans to pursue studio work full time. A trained painter with experience in film and photography, he was an instructor and college professor for 18 years.

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Longtime Scarsdale resident Jill Krutick has been clasping a paintbrush for more than 40 years. But, for many of those years, it was simply a recreational pastime.

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Eleven years ago, Scarsdale resident Brighita Weinberg ran complex radiology tests at Bronx Lebanon Hospital in Mount Eden. Today, you’ll find her sweeping bright watercolor paints across a canvas in her home studio — a quiet, refurbished bedroom bathed in natural light.