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Island moviegoers will help select the winning entry from 10 international finalists in the Manhattan Short Film Festival this Friday, September 24 or Saturday, September 25.
Around the turn of the century, Picasso and Braque coined the term "collage" for mixed-media art, but artists have been adding unexpected objects to their work practically as long as art has been created.
More than 50 international films promise to pack more on-Island punch this weekend than Earl did.
Earl, the hurricane that fizzled, didn't stop the 15th annual M.
Enter the world of Oak Bluffs painter Enos Ray and you will discover two parts soft-spoken Southern gentleman, three parts volcanic imagination and five parts artistic talent.
Few concepts matter as much in photography as how the photographer frames the image.
When the President vacations on Martha's Vineyard, Island art turns into a political celebration.
In a tribute to long-time Island summer resident Jules Feiffer, the Martha's Vineyard Film Society screens the Jack Nicholson/Art Garfunkel 1971 classic, "Carnal Knowledge," on Saturday, August 21 at the Katharine Cornell Theatre.
Step into Ashley Medowski's Saltwater Gallery on Lambert's Cove Road, and you've entered the magic world of a self-proclaimed jerry-rigger extraordinaire.
Nationally recognized poets Richard Michelson and Judith Tannenbaum will read from their work at Featherstone Center for the Arts in Oak Bluffs on Thursday, August 19.
Many documentary films earn fireworks on their release, then disappear as fast as the pyrotechnics.
Entering its eighth year, the Martha's Vineyard African-American Film Festival (MVAAFF) began screening works at the Mansion House in Vineyard Haven yesterday, August 11, and will continue through Saturday, August 14.
"Killing Kasztner: the Jew Who Dealt with Nazis," concludes the Summer Institute Film Series of the Martha's Vineyard Hebrew Center in Vineyard Haven on Sunday, August 15.
Art in the home becomes a crucial component to its interior decoration — embellishing, creating focal points, and defining the personality of a room.
Each of the three films presented this week by Island film societies address issues of manhood, although from very different perspectives.
Vineyard filmmakers Len and Georgia Morris of Galen Films have framed the issue of street children with poignant immediacy in their new film "Rescuing Emmanuel.
Now in its 52nd year, the All-Island Art Show (AIAS) takes place again next Monday, August 2, at 10 am in the Oak Bluffs Tabernacle.
Diane McManus Jensen, "The Art of Collecting: An Intimate Tour Inside Private Art Collections, with Advice on Starting Your Own," Antique Collectors Club, Ltd.
Paint, paper, and brush seem like a simple enough formula for producing art.
Barns seem to hold a magic that invites transformation into art.