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A BRIEF HISTORY OF OUTRAGE

By MATTHEW NASH Print this article A brief history of outrage? How brief? Can we talk about the ridiculous number of parking tickets I get in Kenmore Square, or the car-swallowing potholes every ten feet? What about the T’s plan…

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MALDEN BLOOMS?

By THE EDITOR Print this article City opens another artists studio/gallery space in downtown Malden The City of Malden and Malden Redevelopment Authority are pleased to announce that they have acquired a new space in the downtown to open another…

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THE FIRST DRAFT IN 30 YEARS?

By THE EDITOR Print this article Is the U.S. headed for the first military draft in 30 years? According to the Utne Reader, the Bush administration is ramping up to a possible draft should they be re-elected in 2004. According…

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KANISHKA RAJA AWARDED ICA PRIZE

By THE EDITOR Print this article Boston artist Kanishka Raja, whose large-scale paintings of interior spaces combine Eastern and Western influences, has been chosen as this year’s recipient of the newly renamed Digitas/ICA Artist Prize. The Digitas/ICA Artist Prize is…

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LUNCH BOX SHOW

By JAMES PINTAR Print this article For those of us with a penchant for the collectable detritus of childhood, the metal lunchbox has always had a certain allure. So it was with enthusiasm that I approached the traveling Smithsonian exhibition…

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DRAWING UPDATE

By LINDA PRICE SNEDDON Print this article Wow, this has been an amazing experience! As we approach Saturday, May 1st, we see a fantastic group of people that has been energized to act and come together as a community! The…

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JOHN O’REILLY @ HOWARD YEZERSKI

By MATTHEW GAMBER Print this article Characterized by its elongated horizontal size and finely articulated details, the panorama was originated as a painting format in the nineteenth century. In a time of fevered nationalism, many of these paintings were government…

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IF WE RAN THE WHITNEY

By BIG, RED AND SHINY Print this article It’s finally here…the much anticipated “If We Ran the Whitney.” Click the links below to see who your favorite BRS contributor would put in the Biennial if they were the curator: C.…

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ELIAS FINE ART CLOSES ITS DOORS

By THE EDITOR Print this article According to our news sources here at Big, Red and Shiny, Dan Elias recently closed his gallery after six years of operation. Showing the work of artists like Taylor Davis and Frank Egloff among…

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HENRY HORNSTEIN @ THE PRC

By MATTHEW GAMBER Print this article As part of their Northeast Exposure Series, the Photographic Resource Center at Boston University presents Honky Tonk: Portraits of Country Music 1972-1981. The exhibition features the work of Henry Hornstein, a New Bedford native,…

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OCD @ MILLS GALLERY

By BETH MARTIN Print this article In a society colored, shaped and devised to nurture our short attention spans, a focus on obsession is strangely refreshing. OCD (referencing Obsessive Compulsive Disorder), now showing at the Mills Gallery at Boston Center…

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CORPOREAL HEAT

By DIRK ADAMS Print this article Chocolate, whiskey, and the aroma of cake and rotting meat were among the bodies of material that confronted the senses during “Corporeal Heat”, a festival of performance art featuring nine artists from Canada, Germany,…