Ross Normandin 0

Inside/Out: Like New Plants, They’re New Friends

Every Saturday morning I water plants and draw cartoons.  Before that I drink coffee and eat a quick breakfast, usually toast. My watering can was produced by Union Products, Inc. in Leominster, which was a major plastic manufacturing city in central Massachusetts. Don Featherstone’s pink flamingos were made there.  If…

Frank Redner 0

Jesse Kaminsky at The Distillery Gallery

Jesse Kaminsky, a Boston-based artist and DJ, makes work that oozes and crystallizes, and his radio show focuses on matters science fiction and the extraterrestrial. In his new exhibition, Scoped, on view at The Distillery Gallery through July 6, his sculptures and medium-scale installation center around science fiction, dream-based logic, and our world’s existence in…

Leah Triplett Harrington 1

Activist Artist: An Interview with Ann Lewis

Earlier this spring, Ann Lewis drove from Detroit to Boston to create a four-story mural. This wasn’t just any mural. Lewis would paint the mural on a building in Boston’s historic South End and would work with residents of the McGrath House (a re-entry residence run by Community Resources for…

Silvi Naci 0

Wild Child: Beverly Semmes

Since the 1990s, Beverly Semmes’s work has been at the forefront of contemporary art. Semmes’s work is situated at the nexus of American feminism, puritanism, and history of sculpture and craft. This work spans across disciplines and cultures, from photography, sculpture, video, and large-scale installation. I first met Semmes two…