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© Zeno Colantoni / Courtesy of Fairfield University Art Museum

Nearly 400 years ago, a young Gian Lorenzo Bernini was commissioned by a powerful Cardinal’s family to decorate the first Jesuit church in Rome. Now, Bernini's work—a bust of Cardinal Roberto Bellarmino—has left Rome for the first time for an exhibition at Fairfield University Art Museum in Connecticut.

Left: Remy. Right: Charles Dharapak. / AP

The painter Jasper Johns wants to leave a gift to the town of Sharon, Connecticut – his estate – to be used as an artists' retreat.

Courtesy of Holly Danger

This Saturday evening, a group of artists will gather at the Danger Gallery in Stamford to assemble an art piece that will be made up of 100 separate canvases.

It’s called the 1X1 Mural, and it’s the brainchild of visual artist Holly Danger, who owns the gallery that bears her name.

Courtesy of Yale University Art Gallery

When you think of impressionist painters, Alfred Sisley might not be the first name to come to mind. The creators of a new exhibition at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Connecticut, think his work has been overlooked.

Yale Center for British Art

 

One of America’s greatest modern architects, Louis Kahn, died in the middle of constructing his last building, the Yale Center for British Art in New Haven. Now, 40 years later, the Center has gone through a major restoration to bring the inside of the building closer to Kahn’s original design. It was unveiled to the public on Wednesday.

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