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Northshore October 2015

Northshore magazine showcases the best that the North Shore of Boston, MA has to offer.

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134 | MAY + JUNE 2015 134 November 2012 Infinitely renewable, spreads like crazy. Positive energy is like that. It originates, of course, with our teachers. They create a learning environment filled with laughter, curiosity, and confidence. The result: even our youngest students feel that learning is the most natural thing in the world. Every child has unlimited potential. Our job? To make sure there are infinite ways to put it to use. That's the power of positive energy. That's Pike. • 978-475-1197 • Join us for an Open House Nov. 15, 1-3 p.m. The Pike School is an independent, coeducational PreKindergarten through Grade 9 school in Andover, MA 134 in-depth LIVE Oaks's favorites, as it contrasts the lively flowers with granite terrain against the Gloucester skyline. When Sloan resided here, Gloucester was in the midst of a transition. The city had "one foot in the 19th century and one foot in the 20th century," as Oaks puts it. To dem- onstrate this, Sloan focused his eye on the city's streets. In Hill, Main Street (1916) an automobile, kicking up dust, whizzes past a plodding horse-drawn wagon. Main Street, Gloucester (1917) shows two automobiles vying with a trolley (the "electric"). Gloucester Trolley (1917) depicts passengers excitedly queuing up to climb aboard. Dolly Sloan stands in the foreground, one foot on the tracks, the other on the earthen street, waving backward at the trolley as if in defiance. Passing Through Gloucester (1917) reveals the open space between two houses, a Above, Hill, Main Street, Gloucester, c. 1916, Oil on canvas, Collection of the Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, New York, Littlejohn Collection, 1961.3.208, ©2015 Delaware Art Museum/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York Below, Main Street, Gloucester, 1917, Oil on canvas, Collection of the New Britain Museum of American Art, Harriet Russell Stanley Fund, 1943.16 ©2015 Delaware Art Museum/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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