Monthly Archives: August, 2005

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BIG RED ON-THE-TOWN: MASSART & GASP

By BIG RED Print this article July 22nd, 2005 Candid snaps from a Big RED night on-the-town: The Midway Show in the Bakalar Gallery at MassArt and ephEmera Co-curated by Helga Felleisen and Eden Reiner, GASP in Brookline.

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BENEFIT FOR FIRE VICTIMS

By BIG RED Print this article This past month, a fire in Watertown changed the lives of several Boston artists and musicians. Among them was Dave Norton, a close friend of Big RED & Shiny, and a well-known artist and…

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BIG RED INVADES GEORGIA

By BIG RED Print this article In the third issue of Big RED and Shiny, founding editor Sean Horton wrote: “I am not sure if any of us thought we would even make it this far.” At that time the…

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LEF FOUNDATION CONTEMPORARY WORK FUND

By BIG RED Print this article LEF New England is now accepting proposals for the Fall 2005 Contemporary Work Fund, supporting innovative work of strong creative merit in all contemporary art disciplines, excluding filmmaking, which is supported through LEF’s Moving…

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KIRSTEN MALONE REMEMBERED

By BIG RED Print this article Kirsten A. Malone : Retrospective, a three-day exhibition, will be the first retrospective of Kirsten Malone’s strong work since her untimely death in 2004 at the age of 29. With this body of photography,…

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RETURN ON INVESTMENT

By BIG RED & WHITE CUBES Print this article This past January, Big RED & Shiny held our first fundraiser at the Boston Center for the Arts. Along with music and performances, this event featured an exhibition on the theme…

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IN THE STUDIO WITH JOHN L. MOORE

By CHARLES GIULIANO Print this article Looking through stacks of paintings leaning against the walls of the Brooklyn studio of John L. Moore there were several persistent forms drawn in black, painterly outline against solid red, blue or white grounds.…

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BEER AND BURGERS WITH ARTIST RICK HARLOW

By CHARLES GIULIANO Print this article Currently Rick Harlow, my next door neighbor in the Eclipse Mill artist/ loft building in North Adams, Massachusetts is spending a month among the indigenous people of Colombia. Recently, he worked for a couple…

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BEER AND BURGERS WITH JANE FARVER

By CHARLES GIULIANO Print this article When Jane Farver left the position of chief curator at the Queens Museum to become director of the MIT-List Visual Arts Center in 1999, I wrote a Perspective piece for Art New England. She…

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PH15 @ CMAC

By BEN SLOAT Print this article At the Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center until September 2nd is an exhibition called Cameras, Communities, Connections from a collective called ph15. The ph is an abbreviation of the word photography and 15 refers to…

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CHIAPPETTA, FLAHERTY & LOIK @ RHYS GALLERY

By REESE INMAN Print this article While I’ve followed Corinn Flaherty’s work with interest over the past year or so, it’s apparent upon viewing her latest installation, “Personal Topography,” at the Rhys Gallery that the artistic vision and exploration has…

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ALEXIS ROCKMAN: MANIFEST DESTINY @ RISD MUSEUM

By MATTHEW NASH Print this article The main gallery at the RISD museum currently features the large-scale painting “Manifest Destiny” by Alexis Rockman. This emormous piece (8 by 24 feet) occupies an entire wall, and is surrounded by smaller paintings…

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JENNIFER CAWLEY@ LANOUE FINE ART

By JONATHAN FARDY Print this article To communicate anything in the mute medium of paint is a hard thing to do well, but speaking about communication itself through it, is a remarkable challenge. Enter Jenifer Cawley, a young painter whose…

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2ND ANNUAL SUMMER MOVIE EXTRAVAGANZA

By BIG RED Print this article Ms. July’s film has proven to be such a conversation-piece, we have two reviews. Big RED regular Christian Holland, and Big RED newbie Craig Medvecky have both offered their thoughts. ME AND YOU AND…

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SYNTHETIC ART: PERSPECTIVE I

By KARINE JOUENNE & REESE INMAN Print this article Artist Ken Feingold, interviewed by Karine Jouenne at his New York studio in July, considers the idea of Synthetic Art an interesting and relevant curatorial proposition and sees such fundamentally hybrid…

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7 QUESTIONS WITH LEE WALTON

By MATTHEW NASH Print this article A little over a year ago, someone forwarded a URL to me for a website featuring a guy who had challenged Shaquille O’Neill to a free-throw competition. For each free-throw O’Neill made in a…