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Art and Culture

Daniel Low: Eastport’s Ingenious Architect

During Maine’s first decade of statehood, many towns had their own architect-builders who combined building practices with a knowledge of published builders’ guides.

Jeffery Becton’s Invented Worlds

This Deer Isle photographer uses digital means to explore “the edges of realism.”

Good Reads 185

Books about nature, pirates, rowing, and lobstering women

Fighter Pilot, Professor, Painter

The Port Clyde painter Robert Hamilton taught art for many years, while painting his own fantastic, mysterious canvases

Joshua and Susan Adam Share a Passion for Place

Artist couple Susan and Joshua Adam bring different perspectives to the Maine landscape.

Books to Entertain

Books to entertain

A Great Poet and His Beloved Boat

The poet Richard Ghormley Eberhart and his classic powerboat Reve.

Maine’s Early Beginnings as an Art Mecca

Maine’s role as an art mecca dates back to early art summer camps.

Sarah McRae Morton’s Time Capsules

In her ethereal paintings, Sarah McCrae Morton conjures figures and creatures from her life and imagination.

Mid-century Views of Vinalhaven

Photographer Eliot Elisofon is known for images shot in exotic locales, but his favorite subject was Vinalhaven.

Boats and Everything Under the Sun

Retirement congratulations to John K. Hanson Jr.

A Sense of Time, Place & Indigenous People

Penobscot artist James Eric Francis, Sr. creates art relevant to his culture

Casting Off: An artist’s journey

Adieu to illustrations from Australia

Judy Taylor

This artist captures the lay of the land, sea, and shore in Maine and around the globe

New Shows Celebrate Painter Alex Katz

The painter—and set and costume designer—who summers in Maine is enjoying a bounty of art-world attention.