Monthly Archives: October, 2005

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NAO GALLERY CLOSES ITS DOORS

By BIG RED NEWS EDITOR NAO Gallery director Karine Jouenne has announced that her gallery will be closing this fall. In a recent email, Jouenne said that NAO “will not be able to financially sustain the gallery beyond the end…

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A CONVERSATION WITH ZACH FEUER

By MATTHEW NASH Zach Feuer is one of the most amazing people I know. He arrived at the Museum School in the mid-90’s with a dynamic approach to making art, to looking at work, and talking about what he saw.…

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LETTER FROM THE EDITOR

By MICAH J. MALONE The latest issue of FRIEZE magazine is dedicated to asking what has changed in art over the last 40 years. Responses inevitably vary from the rise of technology-based art to the supposed fall of minimalism, or…

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ROBERT FERRANDINI AT GALLERY NAGA, BOSTON

By MARINA VERONICA Print this article   Last evening I attended a lecture at the Museum of Fine Arts by Michael Kimmelman, chief art critic of the New York Times, and subsequently bought his new book “The Accidental Masterpiece: On…

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MOMENTUM 5: PAUL CHAN @ ICA

By CHRISTIAN HOLLAND Print this article Will we ever tire of 9/11 artwork? Probably not, just as long as the framers of popular debate continue to espouse viewpoints that only take into account the two most disparate philosophies they are…

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8 ARTISTS TO WATCH

By BIG RED Print this article With so many young artists in Boston, and with so much energy in the scene, it can often be hard to keep track of good work, or to know which artists may be worth…

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BIG RED FOR CHICAGO: BAD AT SPORTS!

By BIG RED NEWS EDITOR Print this article Chicago is the windy city, full of mid-western angst and fresh-faced art students wandering out of The School of the Art Institute, looking for their place in the world. There is a…

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DAMIEN LOEB: IN THE STUDIO

By CHARLES GIULIANO Print this article The remarkable, panoramic, film inspired paintings of Damian Loeb first came to my attention through the solo exhibition “Public Domain” at Mary Boone Gallery in 2001. This initial exposure was benign as I was…

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RAISING RENTS IN SOWA

By BIG RED Many tenants of 450 Harrison Ave came into the studio to find a new lease shoved unceremoniously under the door. On December 1st rent is going up. BIG RED isn’t very good at math, but it looks…

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COLOR BY DIGITAL @ ARTSPACE@16

By RACHEL GEPNER It would be hard to have missed the recent proliferation of digital photography. It’s even at WalMart. Inevitably there has been an equally large upsurge in the number of crappy digital photographs, but there are also a…

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THOMAS HIRSCHHORN @ THE ICA

By MARINA VERONICA Thomas Hirschhorn’s “Utopia, Utopia = One World, One War, One Army, One Dress”, the latest exhibition at the ICA, looks like an over-stocked department store distastefully promoting camouflage. Simulated displays of commodities surrounded by a decor of…

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HIDDEN IN PLAIN SIGHT @ BRICKBOTTOM

By ANNEKA LENSSEN Let’s say that every text, including an art exhibit, has an ‘ideal reader.’ This ideal reader is the subject positioned by the text’s particular modes of address. In the case of an art show, these would be…

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THE BERWICK RESEARCH INSTITUTE

By BIG RED AN INTERVIEW WITH KIRSTEN FORKERT by RACHEL GEPNER THE ARTIST IN RESEARCH RESIDENCY by MATTHEW NASH THE BERWICK IN BOSTON by CHRISTIAN HOLLAND THE REVOLVING DINNER by MICAH MALONE For an Institute dedicated to supporting “concept-driven…

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BIG RED ON-THE-TOWN: BERWICK REVOLVING DINNER

By BIG RED Sunday, October 2, 2005 Candid snaps from a Big RED night on-the-town at The Berwick Research Institute’s Revolving Dinner fundraiser. Diners were divided into 6 groups and traveled among 6 houses in Jamaica Plain. Each house featured…

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