Arts

Visitors dressed in their own versions of floral attire
LongHouse was still blooming with azaleas, cherry blossoms, and sculptures on Saturday, along with visitors dressed in their own versions of floral attire. Clockwise from top left: Dianne Benson’s jodhpurs added a yellow punch to the landscape; viewers stopped to take in a sculpture in the collection; Steven White chose the zinnia as his fashion inspiration, and Trudy Craney enjoyed Judith Shea’s “Idol” from LongHouse’s temporary sculpture show. Durell Godfrey

"He caused an earthquake that shattered the syntax of visual language"
Norman Rockwell immersed himself in the process of action painting to produce an homage to Jackson Pollock used on a Saturday Evening Post cover in 1962. Louie Lamone, Norman Rockwell Museum

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Bonnie Rychlak
Bonnie Rychlak, above, has been working in wax sculpture, such as “Formless 1,” below left and middle, and “Katsura,” below right, since her retirement from the Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum in 2010. Jennifer Landes

Studio Playhouse production of “L’il Abner,” coming in June to LTV Studios.
Anita Sorel, center, was in charge of auditions for the Studio Playhouse production of “L’il Abner,” coming in June to LTV Studios.
Anita Sorel, center, was in charge of auditions for the Studio Playhouse production of “L’il Abner,” coming in June to LTV Studios. Morgan McGivern
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Charles Hummel - “Caveat Emptor: Fakes and Forgeries”
Charles Hummel outlined the pitfalls of both amateur and professional antiques collecting during “Caveat Emptor: Fakes and Forgeries” at Clinton Academy on Saturday. Morgan McGivern

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Claudia Thomas enjoyed the view last week while participating in the first class of Madoo Paints with Eric Dever. Durell Godfrey

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The appeal of Expressionism to the artist is made manifest from the earliest drawings
Numerous Dan Flavin drawings and a couple of his light sculptures are on view at the Morgan Library in New York.