Circles. Squares. The most basic figures in art, they rarely make solo appearances in galleries; however, a new exhibit, “The Circle/Square Game,” is opening today at the Strohl Art Center to celebrate these two basic shapes. The debut also features a reception from 3 to 5 p.m. today at Strohl.
What is a drawing? Aside from being one of the oldest forms of human expression, and one of the most rudimentary, a drawing is a largely unmediated index of the maker.
RUBY WALLAU | Staff Photographer Gallery assistant Alex Connor discusses pieces from “Gatherings,” a collection of contemporary drawings, with Chautauqua
JOSHUA BOUCHER | Staff Photographer Chautauqua Lake teacher Morgan McCheskey’s sixth grade class looks at “Untitled” by Thom Flynn at
The Strohl Art Center gallery store offers an array of handcrafted pieces created by variety of artists. From jewelry to scarves to purses, the store offers unique pieces of “wearable art,” said store manager Lynn LeFauve.
Throughout the summer, the NOW Generation, made up of Chautauquans aged 21 to 40, has been hosting a variety of events for young individuals and families. Last Wednesday, the NOW Gen gathered at Fowler-Kellogg Art Center for a gallery reception and exclusive tour of the School of Art’s Annual Student Exhibition
This could have been designed as a sexy show. Well, at least provocative. Maybe PG-13.
Flowers … let me count the ways. From 17th-century Dutch painting to Andy Warhol, flowers have provided inspiration and imagery for countless works of art.
Most galleries need a week to take down one exhibit and install the next. With only nine weeks in Chautauqua Institution’s season, Strohl Art Center does not have the luxury of time.
As watercolorist Ann Provan remembers, it was Nov. 1, 1986, when she and her husband, David, a sculptor, first met at a gallery opening in New York City. They were both artists from California who had migrated east.