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Go & See: Tuesday 16 — Monday 22 October


Every week, BR&S picks out a series of gallery Events/Screenings/Exhibitions/Performances. Here are our choices for you to go & see this week:

• Events

Tuesday 16 October
Tower Auditorium, 621 Huntington Avenue, MassArt
Photography Lecture: Wendy Ewald
2pm / Free and open to the public

Tuesday 16 October
Brattle Theater, 40 Brattle St, Harvard University
Camille Paglia discusses Glittering Images: A Journey Through Art From Egypt To Star Wars
6pm / $5

Thursday 18 October*
Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Room B-04, Harvard University
Lecture: James Casebere
6pm / Free and open to the public

Thursday 18 October*
Jacob Sleeper Auditorium, 871 Commonwealth Ave, Boston University
Lecture: Dona Nelson
6:30pm / Free and open to the public

Friday 19 October - Sunday 21 October*
Central Parking Lot on Binford Street off of A Street, Fort Point Open Studios
Fort Point Arts Community's Open Studios
Explore more than 150 artists’ studios in Fort Point’s historic warehouse buildings. See amazing public art, visit galleries, ask questions. Stroll, ponder and browse. Savor the experience. And buy original art from the people who make it.
Friday Preview: 10.19: 4-7pm (select studios open)
Saturday and Sunday 10.20 & 10.21 12-6pm
Free parking / Free to the public

Saturday 20 October
Arthur M. Sackler Museum, 485 Broadway, Harvard University
Artist Response: Steve Locke
Boston-based artist Steve Locke will explore relationships between and among men in his drawings and paintings. His own interest in the exchange of looks, the privilege of looking, and the wish to be seen will inform his response to the monumental woodcut by Kerry James Marshall, on view in Recent Acquisitions, Part III: Kerry James Marshall. Locke will share his reactions to the methods, materials, and meanings he finds in Marshall’s work and will discuss his long relationship with the artist’s oeuvre.
2-3pm / Free w/ admission. Gallery talks are informal and include discussion. Limited to 25 participants

• Exhibitions

Wednesday 17 October 2012 — Friday 11 Janurary 2013*
Davis Museum, Wellesley College
Provisional Aesthetics, Rehearsing History
Opening Reception: Wednesday 17 October
12pm / Free and open to the public

Thursday 18 October - Sunday 11 November*
Yellow Peril Gallery, 60 Valley St #5, Providence, RI
Quintín Rivera-Toro: Business as Usual
Opening Reception: Thursday 18 October
5-9pm / Free and open to the public

Thursday 18 October 2012 — Sunday 6 Janurary 2013*
List Center, MIT
In the Holocene
Featured artists: Berenice Abbott, Leonor Antunes, John Baldessari, Rosa Barba, Robert Barry, Uta Barth, Joseph Beuys, Alighiero Boetti, Carol Bove, Marcel Broodthaers, Matthew Buckingham, Roger Caillois, Hanne Darboven, Thea Djordjadze, Jimmie Durham, Terry Fox, Friedrich Fröbel, Aurélien Froment, Jack Goldstein, Laurent Grasso, João Maria Gusmão & Pedro Paiva, Florian Hecker, Alfred Jarry, Rashid Johnson, Joan Jonas, On Kawara, Kitty Kraus, Germaine Kruip, John Latham, Sol LeWitt, F.T. Marinetti, Daria Martin, John McCracken, Mario Merz, Helen Mirra, Trevor Paglen, Man Ray, Ben Rivers, Pamela Rosenkranz, Robert Smithson, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Superstudio, Georges Vantongerloo, Lawrence Weiner, and Iannis Xenakis.
Opening Reception: Thursday 18 October
6-8pm / Free and open to the public
Opening Film Screening Reception:
Bartos Theater, Superstudio:  Life, Supersurface (1972) & Ceremony (1973) DVD (22 minutes total running time)
6:30pm / Free and open to the public

Thursday 18 October — Tuesday 13 November
Nancy Lincoln Gallery, 791 Hammond Street, Chestnut Hill, MA
Flood, Liz Nofziger
Flood, a new immersive site-specific installation for the Nancy Lincoln Gallery at Beaver. Devoid of liquid, Flood will engulf the physical space of the gallery, engaging both visible and hidden elements of the architecture. By exposing the mundane and unseen, Nofziger’s installation will challenge and expand the relationships we have to our constructed environments.
Opening Reception: Thursday 25 October
5-7pm / Free and open to the public

Thursday 4 October — Saturday 10 November*
Arsenal Center for the Arts, Watertown
30 Under 30
Open Reception: Thursday 18 October
5:30—7:30pm / Free and open to the public

Sunday 21 October 2012 — Sunday 3 February 2013
Gund Gallery, MFA
Mario Testino: In Your Face
"In Your Face" offers a provocative inside look at some of today’s most elusive and exclusive subjects through the lens of renowned fashion and portrait photographer and Vogue and Vanity Fair contributor Mario Testino. Known for the elegance, beauty, style, irreverence, and contradiction of his images, Testino gives us a career retrospective arranged in compelling visual stories. These images capture the interplay of mass media, celebrity, and glamour, and offer a new understanding of his influence and aesthetic contributions to fashion and photography.
Opening Reception: Sunday 21 October (Huntington Entrance)
6:30-8pm / For members only - ticket required

• Performances

Saturday 13 — Saturday 20 October*
BUCFA, BU Theatre, Lane-Comley Studio 210, Boston University
Camille: 16th Annual Fall Fringe Festival
Pam Gems: playwright, Judy Braha: director. Based on Alexandre Dumas' "La Dame aux Camelias"
A modern translation of Dumas’ popular novella, The Lady of the Camellias, detailing the doomed love affair of Marguerite, a Parisian courtesan, and Armand, a country nobleman. Approx. Running Time: 2 hours including one intermission.
Sat, Oct 13, 2pm (Talk-Back)
Sat, Oct 13, 8pm
Sun, Oct 14, 2pm (Talk-Back)
Wed, Oct 17, 7:30pm
Thurs, Oct 18, 7:30pm
Fri, Oct 19, 8pm
Sat, Oct 20, 2pm and 8pm

Saturday 20 October*
Anthony Greaney Gallery, 450 Harrison Avenue, Boston
Time Body Space Objects 2
Curated by Alice Vogler and Vela Phelan
12 artists have been invited to participate. Each artist will choose one hour — randomly, out of a hat.
There will be no clean up or set up time, one hour will transition into the next. Each artist must leave the space empty at the end of their hour. The theme will be commitment. There will be no remnants left behind.
Participating artists:
10am-11am Tom Maio
11am-12pm Martine Viale
12pm-1pm Daniel DeLuca
1pm-2pm Jeff Huckleberry
2pm-3pm Erik Benjamins
3pm-4pm Sandrine Schaefer
4pm-5pm Nicholas Buffon
5pm-6pm Rob Andrews
6pm-7pm Ryan Hawk
7pm-8pm Peter Dobill
8pm-9pm Anya Liftig
9pm-10pm Tim Devin
10 am-10pm / Free

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• Events

Tuesday 23 October
Wellesley College, Susan and Donald Newhouse Center for the Humanities (237 Green Hall), Wellesley, MA
Everybody's A Critic! A Panel Discussion On The Art Of Criticism
4:30pm / Free and open to the public

Wednesday 24 October*
BU College of Arts & Sciences, Room 522, 705 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston University
Hosted by the Photographic Resource Center (PRC)
Lecture: Ernesto Bazan
After speaking, Bazan will show two multi-media presentations directed by Juan de la Cruz based on his books.
6:30pm / $10 General Public | $5 PRC members

Saturday 27 October
Bartos Theater, 20 Ames St, MIT
Big Red Forum: Community
Big Red & Shiny will host a lively debate on the topic of Community moderated by Danforth Museum director Katherine French, with panelists Jenny Gibbs, Louisa McCall, & Richard Graf.
4pm / Free and open to the public

• Screenings

Tuesday 23 October*
Harbor Art Gallery, 100 William T. Morrissey Blvd., University of Massachusetts Boston
Internet Cat Video Festival
On August 30, 2012 10,000 viewers showed up at the Walker Art Center’s summer-long experiment, Open Field, for the first Internet Cat Video Festival, an event with a name that has become ubiquitous in Internet culture and art circles alike. Now, the festival is going on tour. The Harbor Gallery at UMass Boston is pleased to announce that it is engaging in a collaborative effort with the Walker Art Center that will make UMB campus the first stop. Program Director Scott Stulen, one of the event’s creators, is coordinating with the Harbor Gallery, to make this phenomenal event possible. Screening will occur on the UMass Boston circle lawn in front of the Campus Center. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own blankets and foldable chairs.
7pm / Free

• Performances

Thursday 25 — Friday 26 October*
Barbara and Steven Grossman Gallery, SMFA, Boston
Mnemonic, by Katrina Chamberlin
Visitors to the exhibition Something Along Those Lines will have the opportunity to receive a permanent tattoo of a small blue dot on the location of their choosing. First performed at MCA Chicago in 2011, the piece will function as a performative response to Wall Drawing #118: Fifty random points all connected by straight lines by Sol LeWitt.
Sign up for a tattoo appointment here
Thursday 1 am—8 pm, Friday 10am—5pm / Free and open to the public

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