Tag Archives: New Haven

(Public) Space exploration: Laura Clarke of Site Projects champions public art

Laura Clarke, co-founder and executive director of Site Projects, recalls standing on the Whitney Avenue overlook in 2007, her fingers in the chain link fence, watching Slovenian artist Matej Vogrincic work on his untitled installation in the abandoned Farmington Canal below. Responding to the location and informed by his recently acquired knowledge of New Haven […]

Reflecting on the New Haven Museum’s importance

A Q&A with Margaret Anne Tockarshewsky By David Brensilver The Arts Paper spoke recently with the New Haven Museum’s executive director, Margaret Anne Tockarshewsky, who began serving in that capacity on February 1, 2012. What follows is an edited transcript of an e-mail interview conducted in late May. Q: What elements of the museum’s holdings […]

July/August 2013: The History Issue

Download a PDF of the July/August 2013 “History” issue of The Arts Paper here: July August 2013

June 2013: The Festival Issue

Download a PDF of the June 2013 “Festival” issue of The Arts Paper here: June 2013

Elm City Fashion

Photos and text © Gale Zucker Julia Bogardus, co-owner of Knit New Haven yarn store Q: What is your fashion philosophy? A: Make it pop. Q: How did you decide what to wear today? A: See fashion philosophy, above. _ _ Ravon Robinson Q: What is your fashion philosophy? A: I like to be color […]

Artists Next Door: Colin Caplan promotes New Haven’s history, architecture

Building on the past By Hank Hoffman Boarded-up and decaying, the building on the corner of Chapel and Orchard streets owned by the Hospital of Saint Raphael was in the crosshairs, targeted for demolition. But Colin Caplan, a young architect working for the nonprofit Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven (NHS), found an old photograph […]

A springtime of Shakespeare

Yale celebrates the Bard campus-wide By David Brensilver After his arrival at Yale University in 2008, David Kastan kept “discovering new things” related to the school’s Shakespeare-related resources. “I think it was partly that I was new to the community that this seemed so astonishing to me,” Kastan said in an e-mail. “Other people knew […]

Knowing when to fold them

Rotholz creates cardboard furniture at Chairigami By Hank Hoffman Where most of us might see cardboard in prosaic terms — the material equivalent of instructions on how to assemble cheap shelving — Zachary Rotholz sees poetry. “It’s a raw, simple thing,” Rotholz declares. “People played with cardboard boxes when they were kids. It kind of […]