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Introduced only 2,150 years ago, Hanukkah is one of the newer festival observances on the Jewish calendar. Families and communities gather on these darkest evenings of the year to light candles, sing … more
In my college days, I wrote a paper on the founder of the Clark Art Institute, Robert Sterling Clark, and his collecting taste. While Clark is well known for acquiring dozens of Impressionist … more
Editor's Note: The Berkshire arts community mourns the loss of artist Susan Merrill, who died at home on Oct. 24. She was diagnosed with glioblastoma, an incurable type of brain tumor, over the … more
All over social media for the last few weeks you've likely been seeing #MeToo. As many of the posts explain, it is an effort to bring to light the scope of sexual assault and harassment that women … more
Editor's Note: In light of recent discussions about artwork being sold, we've been asking ourselves, how are work of art authenticated before a sale? How does the art world know if a piece is real? … more
Writing "Old Masters Rock: How to Look at Art with Children" for the past three years has been a revelation. I have learned that kids are brilliant and keen observers of art. They see what we often … more
The central ritual of Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year celebrated each fall, is the sounding of a ram's horn. Known as a shofar, the ram's horn is layered with symbolic meaning. For a ram's horn to … more
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