Author John Pyper

John is an independent writer and curator. He was the Editor in Chief of Big Red & Shiny from 2012-13 and Journal Editor through June 2014. John has written for Art New England, Art Papers, Artsfuse.org, Artwrit.com, DailyServing.com, the New American Paintings blog, Printeresting.org and others.

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Changes

It’s impossible to stop the flow of time. A year ago, BR&S innocently jumped into the various local art ecosystems hoping that our experiment would last longer than a few…

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Odd Spaces at the MFA Boston

Wednesday night the MFA and Big Red & Shiny were proud to present the Odd Spaces panel discussion at the MFA Boston, following the group exhibition of performance art curated…

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The Beauty of Running

As a lifelong runner, last week marked not just the terrorization of my town but the terrorization of one of my favorite things to do, other than seeing art. For…

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Inside Out: A.J. Liberto

Our Daily Red is pleased to continue our artist-in-residence series titled Inside Out. Every month, a new guest artist will have access to the platform to publish images and…

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Paint Things at the deCordova

The deCordova has just opened their exhibition Paint Things: beyond the stretcher. Curated by Dina Deitsch and Evan Garza, it sets up a thesis about painting, exploring those painters who…

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Who Wore it Best?

Nothing worse than showing up to a holiday party wearing the same festive tie. But currently, both the ICA, Boston and the Davis Museum at Wellesley College are exhibiting Adrian…

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December’s Journal Preview

Here’s a preview of December’s Journal done in YouTube videos Full Circle with Heidi Kayser by James Manning https://youtu.be/2OU33aoSSrw Time Body Space Objects 2 by Matthew Kuhlman https://youtu.be/VbWSrhPOc9E The Growing…

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Miami- Wednesday in Basel

So here it is 3:45 in the afternoon on wed, and I’ve already had the ABMB experience in a record four hours. It’s completed; the rest is about finding something…

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Preview: Mark Morrisroe

1980’s Boston was very different from today’s Boston. There was an area called the combat zone, which effectively ran from the common to south station, overlaping Chinatown and the leather…

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