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A LETTER ABOUT K’VETSH

By SARA SEINBERG Print this article k’vetsh… the all-queer all-gender open mic cabaret mayhem has temporarily relocated from the delightful, but closed, Oni Gallery to the glamorous theater at the YMCA in central square. Each month there are two featured performers…

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CONTEMPORARY THEORIES OF DISPLAY PART TWO

By THE NEWS EDITOR Print this article In other money…uh-um…I mean museum news, the Museum of Fine Arts has recently announced an exhibition of…you guessed it…cars owned by rich people. In spring [2005], the MFA will fill its second-floor galleries with…

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DANICA PHELPS @ ALLSTON SKIRT GALLERY

By NATALIE LOVELESS Print this article It is impossible to ignore. Sex decorates the room…many moods of sex, many kinds of sex, many days of sex. Sex is contained into entrancing small and medium scale drawings, mounted to wood and arranged…

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BARBARA GALLUCCI @ GREEN ST. GALLERY

By MICAH J. MALONE Print this article In her catalog essay for Work Ethic, Helen Molesworth argues that one unifying principle among the incredible diverse field of post World War II art is a concern with the “problematic of artistic labor.” Indeed,…

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MADE IN MEXICO @ THE ICA

By RACHAEL ARAUZ Print this article Yasumasa Morimura’s large, flower-adorned self-portrait as Frida Kahlo immediately confronts viewers to the ICA with the image they perhaps most expected to see in Made in Mexico. Not that anyone is expecting to see a young…

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BALAGAN PRESENTS STAN VANDERBEEK

By CHRISTIAN HOLLAND Print this article Balagan, an experimental film and video series curated by local filmmakers Alla Kovgan and Jeff Silva, brought to us seven works by one of the most important, though relatively obscure film and video artists of…

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BOSTON NOW: THE STATE OF THE ARTS

What can I say that has not already been said? I have played the role of arts advocate for the city of Boston. Loudly proclaiming that yes you can do it here. Every city has a creative core to it.…

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THIS AGRESSION WILL NOT STAND, MAN

What in the hell is going on in this city? As if the non-profit pulse in Boston wasn’t already barely beating, now we’ve been dealt another blow with the city’s closing of the Oni Gallery in Chinatown. How many more…

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FRAMING THE RARE VERMEER

Alas, we have a Vermeer in town. With only 35 paintings in existence and most of them in town.  With only 35 paintings in existence and most of them concentrated in a few collections around the world, Boston should be…

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PENELOPE UMBRICO @ BERNARD TOALE GALLERY

“The false color in the original source material reveals the constructed notion of romance through marketing. My horizons are a kind of global travel through the absurdity of the marketing of love.” –Penelope Umbrico, 2003 The first thing one encounters…

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FOG OF WAR BY ERROL MORRIS

Many viewers will leave the cinema confused and dissatisfied after seeing “The Fog of War.” Many will have come to see a documentary about Robert McNamara – who they know as one of the most horrible men of one of…

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THE CELL BLOCK AND THE WHITE CUBE

This summer while browsing through a copy of Art Journal magazine, I came across the article “Practice in Critical Times,” a dialogue involving the Chicago-based artist group Temporary Services, museum staff at the David and Alfred Smart Museum at the…

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THE BOSTON PROBLEM: GREENER PASTURES

I’ve discovered free time – since the Department of Inspectional Services of the City of Boston shut down the Berwick last July because of building code violations – I’m free from the duties of running an arts venue. I’m free…

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