Ken Moffett – curator extraordinaire, museum director, art critic, art historian and most importantly, dear friend to many artists – died on June 21 at the age of 81, at his home in Stamford Connecticut. The cause of death was pneumonia compounded by complications from the heart surgery he underwent last November. He is survived by his wife, Cynthia Horvath Moffett; his daughter, Kathryn (Kay) Moffett; his son-in-law, Neil Parker; and his granddaughter, Matilda Moffett Parker. Read More
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June 16, 2016
The Thimble Islands are an archipelago of more than 100 pieces of land in Long Island Sound, off northeastern Connecticut. Some are big enough for people to live on, but many more are just tiny granite outcroppings. Arthur Yanoff visited them a year or so ago, and created a sequence of abstract paintings about them. This is now the subject of a charming little exhibition at the Mattatuck Museum in Waterbury, Connecticut. Read More