Ron Mallis 0

What Happens When Boston Creates?

In early 2015, the City of Boston began its first cultural plan; an approximately fifteen month process that begins with developing a comprehensive view of Boston’s arts and culture sector, and ends with implementing a custom-made plan to strengthen and grow Boston’s cultural ecosystem. The cultural plan has been named…

Evan Smith 0

The Guston Effect

I do not see why the loss of faith in the known image and symbol in our time should be celebrated as a freedom. It is a loss from which we suffer, and this pathos motivates modern painting and poetry at its heart. -Philip Guston, from the catalogue for the…

Céline Browning 0

2015 Foster Prize Interviews: Ricardo De Lima

Every two years the Institute of Contemporary Art Boston (ICA) selects up to four Boston-area artists as to receive the James and Audrey Foster Prize. In addition to a cash award, finalists are given the opportunity to mount a show in the ICA gallery space. Since 1999, this has been…

Eunice Hurd & Maja Orsic 0

Video Profile: Sarah Malakoff

Nest. Cave. Den. When we speak about our homes, the spaces we have carved out for ourselves in the world, we speak of them in terms once reserved for animal habitats. Like crows and magpies, drawn to bright plastics and aluminum foil, many of us cultivate our surroundings instinctively, making…