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Baker Does Beethoven – with a lawnmower

Baker Does Beethoven – with a lawnmower

Having previously created large-scale images of Elvis, Einstein, the Statue of Liberty and Jimi Hendrix in a field in Ellenville by expertly manipulating a lawnmower, Roger Baker fired up his push-mower by Sandburg Creek and began crafting Beethoven’s eyes in May 2016. The completed drawing on the living canvas of grass culminated in a series of performances of Beethoven’s music held on-site. Days later, as the grass grew and the dark and light areas melded together, the image vanished. It lives on in John Hazard’s new film.

Kingston Art Commission coordinates city’s creatives

Kingston Art Commission coordinates city’s creatives

The nine-member Kingston Arts Commission, its members appointed by the mayor, meets monthly at City Hall. Working quietly behind the scenes, the panel is a force in supporting, coordinating, promoting and enhancing the city’s various arts-related activities. It also serves as a liaison with the city through the direct participation of Kingston’s first director of art and cultural affairs, Adrielle Farr.