Tina Ingraham’s Harbor Fish Market, Portland Pier, 2005, oil on canvas, 30 x 74 inches. PHOTO: DENNIS GRIGGS

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Tina Ingraham paints the Custom House Wharf

[caption id="attachment_32372" align="alignnone" width="780"] Tina Ingraham’s Harbor Fish Market, Portland Pier, 2005, oil on canvas, 30 x 74 inches. PHOTO: DENNIS GRIGGS[/caption] For the watercolor class she taught in the continuing studies program at the Portland School of Art in 1987, painter Marsha Donahue took her students to the Custom… SEE MORE
The Hesper and Luther Little, circa 1945, near Wiscasset’s town landing. PHOTO: COURTESY MAINE MARITIME MUSEUM

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Maine’s lost fixtures: The Wiscasset schooners

For more than 60 years, the four-mast schooners Hesper and Luther Little lay abandoned in the Sheepscot River. Better known as the “Wiscasset Schooners,” they served as an iconic landmark to millions of passersby travelling on Maine’s coastal Route 1. The sight of these schooners charmed the masses, stirring visions… SEE MORE
Monkey

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Going deep on Russian lit

Monkey: A Russian Novel By Agnes Bushell; Littoral Books, 2022 Review by Dana Wilde Agnes Bushell’s latest novel Monkey is in some ways a very conventional and in other ways a very peculiar book. We’ll get to the peculiarity in a moment (note the subtitle, “A Russian Novel”), but meanwhile… SEE MORE
Christina Vincent poses on one of her benches. PHOTO: TOM GROENING

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Fine furniture born from island life

Near the end of my visit with Christina Vincent on North Haven she casually observes that her story could only come through island living. It’s not a dramatic story, but it is impressive. And it’s hard to see it any other way. Vincent and her husband built their own house—an… SEE MORE
“Studio Still Life Tremont Avenue Bronx, NY” (1962) 35 x 48 inches, gift of the Ashley Bryan Center.

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Ashley Bryan’s ‘Beauty in Return’ at Farnsworth

  [caption id="attachment_32028" align="alignleft" width="400"] “Family Gathering, Tremont Avenue, Bronx, NY” (1962) 48-inches by 48-inches, gift of the Ashley Bryan Center.[/caption]   The exhibition “Ashley Bryan: Beauty in Return” is now on display in the Farnsworth Art Museum’s Rothschild Gallery in Rockland through Dec. 31. The show recognizes the work… SEE MORE