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Articles Superimposed MBTA maps. Courtesy of Julia Csekö.
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Art Criticism: Risk Response

“The best art speaks for itself,” someone stated at a recent public discussion about Boston Creates. My immediate internal response was yes, but art also prompts, at times even goads, us to speak or write. I concede that art is,…

Articles Suara Welitoff, Kiss, 2010
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2012 Rappaport Prize: Suara Welitoff

By The Editors October 12, 2012      Big Red & Shiny would like to congratulate Suara Welitoff on the news that she has been awarded this year’s Rappaport Prize by the deCordova! The Rappaport Prize is awarded annually to…

Articles Neelon at work on the Imagination Wall at Children's Hospital in September 2009. (image credit: Christian Holland)
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IT’S FOR THE KIDS

By CHRISTIAN HOLLAND Some of the most unforgettable moments from our childhood come from visits to the hospital. Those of us who made it through our formative years without a memorable trip to the emergency room still spent a great…

Interviews Greaney's new space, which was formerly inhabited by Bernard Toale's project space, right on the corner of Harrison and Thayer.
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SIX QUESTIONS WITH ANTHONY GREANEY

By CHRISTIAN HOLLAND One year after opening his gallery at 460 Harrison, the gallerist Anthony Greaney has moved to new, more accessible space on the corner of 450 Harrison – where Bernie Toale formerly plied his trade. The relocation from…

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The World Famous Secretary in For You, 9-5

Jessica Gath reckons she will have typed about 200 letters and postcards by the time she’s done. On a decades-old Royal “Quiet De Luxe” typewriter in immaculate condition, the painter and performance artist will be typing, folding and posting the…

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ROUNDTABLE

By BIG RED & SHINY The Roundtable is a forum in which the Big RED & Shiny editors discuss issues in contemporary art today. Periodically these discussions result in questions worth further discussion, and this column proposes these ideas and…

Articles Slovenian artist group OHO perform Mt. Triglav, 1968
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THERE ARE NO NEW IDEAS: EPILOGUE

By CHRISTIAN HOLLAND In the spring of 2007, the U.S. Supreme Court forged a new precedent for the matter of “obviousness”1 as it pertains to patents in the unanimously decided KSR v. Teleflex ruling. Generally, to be granted a patent,…

Articles A postcard from Dallas. Image provided by Google Image Search.
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LETTER FROM THE EDITOR

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR By Christian Holland I’ve realized that the experience of driving across the country merely affords one with the sensation of exhaustion. The pilgrimage that many young people commit themselves to at some or various points in their…

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A Q&A WITH YASSY GOLDIE

A Q&A WITH YASSY GOLDIE By Christian Holland Images and the persona of Yassy Goldie, the Master Representative for the Golden Jasmine Yeti Dancers, have been rendered ad infinitum by the artist collective The Miracle 5 for the exhibition “”Holy GJYDhad!”…

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A LETTER FROM THE EDITOR

A LETTER FROM THE EDITOR By Micah J. Malone A casual overview of our current issue strikes me as something of an anomaly. While at times we have focused volumes, we generally publish precisely what is striking the fancy of our…

Articles William Pope.L, Corbu Pops, 2009. Image courtesy of the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts and William Pope.L. Photo by Shiloh Cinquemani.
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WILLIAM POPE.L: CORBU POPS

WILLIAM POPE.L: CORBU POPS By Christian Holland In his exhibition Corbu Pops, artist William Pope.L launches an assault on the show’s venue, Harvard’s big sandy-gray Modernist bastion, the Carpenter Center for Visual Arts. The building is the only structure in North…

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A CONVERSATION WITH LEON JOHNSON

A CONVERSATION WITH LEON JOHNSON By Christian Holland Leon Johnson is the Berwick Research Institute’s new Director in Residence (DiR). Having just taken over late in 2008, he will lead the Berwick for the next two years.  The organization has been…

Articles Shepard Fairey at the ICA, Boston
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A REPORT FROM THE PHANTOM ZONE

A REPORT FROM THE PHANTOM ZONE By Steve Aishman So I’ve almost stopped reading articles. In print, on-line… whatever. All I look for is how many comments have been made. The comment section of an article says far more about an…

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