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Putting Pencil to Paper, in Galleries and in the Voting Booth, The New York Times

Twenty Twenty's 71 works are by only seven artists, who in late 2019 were asked to capture 2020 with drawings they based on photographic images.


A List of 12 Connecticut Art Exhibits Taking On Sexism, Racism and Politics in 2020, Hartford Courant

“Twenty Twenty,” an exhibit that documents and responds to the 2020 election season.


Artist Frank Stella credits Aldrich with Supporting Early Career, The Ridgefield Press

The show highlights Stella’s work with star figures, a form he’s often explored during a career of more than six decades.


Frank Stella Has Always Been a Star, Architectural Digest

A new exhibition calls to mind an interview with Frank Stella from a 1983 issue of Architectural Digest.


Genesis Belanger's Dinnertime At the Core of the Void, Garage

The artist's first ever major solo exhibition is now showing at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Connecticut.


Genesis Belanger’s Uncanny Ceramics Help Us Cope with the Present, Artsy

There’s always something slightly unnerving about Genesis Belanger’s sculptures. Her tableaux of furniture and ceramics, with their crisp edges, soft, buttery textures, and dusty pink and tan hues, are spiked with a sharp, humorous bite.


Anthropomorphized Art Stars in Aldrich’s New Exhibit ‘Through the Eye of a Needle,' The Ridgefield Press

Sculptural artist Genesis Belanger made her solo show debut at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum on Sept. 21 with her haunting exhibition “Genesis Belanger: Through the Eye of a Needle.”


Still Life, Genesis Belanger Meditates on Mourning and Loss, Wallpaper Magazine

Genesis Belanger meditates on mourning and loss in Wallpaper's October issue.


Genesis Belanger: Through the Eye of a Needle, The Design Edit

Genesis Belanger's theatrical life-size tableaux blur the boundaries of art and design. he artist creates stage sets with furniture she builds to evoke loosely a nostalgic mid-century mood.


Dark Humor in the Lightest Pastels, White Hot Magazine

In her first major solo museum exhibition, Through the Eye of a Needle at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Genesis Belanger expands her iconic, domestic porcelain and stoneware objects that disavow glazes and anthropomorphize desires.


Sculptor Genesis Belanger Offers a Timely Reflection on Loss (and a Clever Critique of Capitalism), Vogue

Belanger riffs on the sorts of thoughtful-but-ultimately-tired gestures that people make in sympathy.


“My Favorite Artwork | Frank Stella,” T Magazine, March 18, 2020

The artist cites a painterly 19th-century landscape and a geometric 20th-century mural as influences on his own work.


“The Constellation of Frank Stella,” T Magazine, March 18, 2020

The artist’s Minimalist abstractions helped change the direction of his painting.


Rudy Shepherd Honors Police Brutality Victims, The Ridgefield Press

Through Nov. 29, the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield will display 25 watercolor paintings by Shepherd depicting the victims of police brutality and other race-related incidents.


Zoë Sheehan Saldaña: There Must Be Some Way Out of Here, Artforum

Titled “There Must Be Some Way Out of Here,” Sheehan’s exhibition prods at the relationship between artisanal craft and industrial production, and posits that the pairing might be uniquely American at heart.


Fluid Meaning: Zoë Sheehan Saldaña’s Hand Sanitizer Bridges an Understanding of Conceptual Art, Observer

Zoë Sheehan Saldaña: There Must Be Some Way Out of Here evokes a sense of urgency and taps into our current yearning for survival.


When Art Captures the Wind and the Rain—and a Bit of Ourselves, NRDC

“Weather Report” fills a Connecticut museum with the works of 25 artists who explore what’s happening in the atmosphere and, inextricably, to us.


Zoë Sheehan Saldaña and Glenn Adamson in Conversation, Sculpture Magazine

“There Must Be Some Way Out of Here,” on view at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum consists of some 50 handmade objects—“artistic camouflage,” as the museum puts it—that appear to be ordinary items one might find in any home.


Getting Your Weather Report at the Art Museum, Hyperallergic

At the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, artworks confront their own untimeliness through appeals to a deeper, more cosmic, sense of space and time.


Best Art of 2019, The New York Times

This was a year of highs that included political protest in the art world, a historic Whitney Biennial, inspiring monuments and a revamped MoMA.