Faith Middleton Show: What Is Art?

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Virgil Marti, "Cemetry Gates."
Photo:Photo: Allen Phillips/Wadsworth Atheneum
Virgil Marti, "Tête-­‐à-­‐tête."
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Studio of Benjamin Haydon, "Life Mask of John Keats," (from original cast of 1816). Virgil Marti, "To Engender Pleasant Dreams"
Photo:Photo: Allen Phillips/Wadsworth Atheneum
Italian, 19th century, "Death Mask of John Keats." Virgil Marti, "Monstrance."
Photo:Photo: Allen Phillips/Wadsworth Atheneum
Virgil Marti, "Thanatopsis."
Photo:Photo: Allen Phillips/Wadsworth Atheneum
Faith Middleton Show: What Is Art?
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Faith Middleton Show: What Is Art?

Museum attendance is up in Connecticut, New York, and nationwide—why do we go? What makes something art? If you don't understand it, does that make you feel dumb? AND: A look at the groovy new 1960s hippie show at the Wadsworth Atheneum.

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