Monthly Archives: January, 2006

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BIG RED ON-THE-TOWN: ARTISTS FOUNDATION

By BIG RED January 7, 2006 Candid snaps from a Big RED night on-the-town at Artist Foundation Gallery for Mary Omalley “Curious Intimacies”, “This is Not My Mother’s Photo Album: New Photography Works” by Adrianne & Jamie Fernadez, and “Abstracted-…

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SUSPECTED ART THIEF ARRESTED

By BIG RED NEWS EDITOR According to the Associated Press, the thief of a 16th century, gold-plated sculpture titled “Saliera” has turned himself in to police in Austria. The sculpture was recovered near the town of Zwettl, north of Vienna,…

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UMM…. WELCOME BACK?

By BIG RED NEWS EDITOR Back in issue #25 we said goodbye to Big RED’s editor-in-chief Matthew Gamber as he left Boston for Savannah and a cushy teaching job. His 18 issues with Big RED were full of growth and…

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FROM THE EDITOR

By RACHEL GEPNER The subject of art in academia is something that I feel very strongly about and it is a subject that is unavoidable in Boston. You can’t throw a rock without hitting a school in this town and…

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LALLA ESSAYDI @ WILLIAMS COLLEGE

By CHARLES GIULIANO The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts includes two remarkable paintings by the French Pompier or Academic/ Salon painter, Jean-Leon Gerome (1824-1904). A student of Paul Delaroche he traveled to Turkey in 1854 and…

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“THE WHITE CUBE”

By THOMAS MARQUET #2: The second installment of Tom Marquet’s “The White Cube”. “The White Cube” comics can be read in series in the Big RED & Shiny Collections section. Thomas Marquet is a cartoonist, sculptor, and critic, based in…

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BOSTON GALLERIES: OLD AND NEW

By CHARLES GIULIANO Domingo Barreres: “Scales of Spin” Sue Yang: “Butterfly Series” Howard Yezerski Gallery 14 Newbury Street January 6 to February 7 In the work of Domingo Barreres, stretching back several decades, there is always some reference to his…

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SUARA WELITOFF @ ALLSTON SKIRT

By CHRISTIAN HOLLAND Cinema is principally a visual medium; movement and light (i.e. color and shade) are its essential properties. Some of its ancillary aspects are visual composition, in the same way as painting, and synchronized sound, which only came…

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SUZANNA SINCLAIR @ SAMSON PROJECTS

By MICAH J. MALONE The pin-up girls in Suzannah Sinclair’s drawings are not particularly interested in the viewer. With a gaze that is either inwardly focused or off into space, they seem bored more than they are concerned with being…

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A CONVERSATION WITH JAMES ELKINS

By MATTHEW NASH James Elkins is a professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and author of numerous books on a wide range of subjects, including “Why Art Cannot Be Taught”, “The Object Stares Back”, “Master Narratives…

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ART IN ACADEMIA

By RACHEL GEPNER IS THIS HOW I’M SUPPOSED TO ANSWER? by STEVE AISHMAN POSITIVE OR DESTRUCTIVE INTERFERENCE by JENNIFER SCHMIDT WEALTH OF RESOURCES by MEG ROTZEL FACT V. FICTION by ANNEKA LENSSEN CULTIVATING ARTISTS by ANTHONY TUCK RIGIDITY IN…

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BIG RED ON-THE-TOWN: JUDI ROTENBERG GALLERY

By BIG RED January 5, 2005 Candid snaps from a Big RED night on-the-town at the opening of Introductions 2006: Lorna Williams and George Rosa and Harvey Loves Harvey: Triple Threat at Judi Rotenberg Gallery Judi Rotenberg Gallery LLC Images…

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BERWICK AIR PROGRAM

By BIG RED NEWS EDITOR The Berwick Research Institute has announced the deadlines for their Artist In Research Program and the new Public Art Incubator Program. Full information can be found at their website. From the press release: Artist in…

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WHEW! GREEN STREET TO REMAIN OPEN

By BIG RED NEWS EDITOR Despite the explosion of rumours, speculation, fear, anger and other emotions that ran through Boston last week, the big news is that there is actually NO news. Green Street Gallery will remain open, with the…

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BARRY M. GOLDSTEIN: IN THE STUDIO

By CHARLES GIULIANO January 4, 2006 The formally produced, studio portrait of Elspeth Kinnucan in blue scrubs, holding up snap shots of her two sisters proved to be riveting. She stares out at us with piercing blue eyes that are…

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