Monthly Archives: September, 2006

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KENRO IZU @ ROBERT KLEIN GALLERY

By JON PETRO The human eyes consist of two different types of photoreceptors, rods and cones, which send information to the brain for interpretation. The rods number in the 120 million and are far more sensitive than their counter–part, the…

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BACK TO SCHOOL: JUNIOR YEAR

By BIG RED & SHINY REGENERATION @ AIB by BEN SLOAT LOïS MAïLOU JONES: THE EARLY WORKS @ THE MUSEUM SCHOOL by MATTHEW NASH CRAFTY @ MASSART by CHRISTIAN HOLLAND GüNTHER SELICHAR: MEDIA MACHINES @ TUFTS UNIVERSITY by MATTHEW…

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IS THERE TOO MUCH ART?

By MATTHEW NASH Art does not die because there is no more art, it dies because there is too much. Jean Baudrillard [1] Is there too much art? What a strange question to have to ask, and yet there are…

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BIG RED ON-THE-TOWN: ART INTERACTIVE

By BIG RED Friday, September 15, 2006 Candid snaps from a Big RED night on-the-town at Art Interactive for the opening reception for ‘Art Show Down’ – an art-themed game show. Art Interactive Art Show Down

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BIG RED ON-THE-TOWN: SOWA FIRST FRIDAY

By BIG RED Friday, September 8, 2006 Candid snaps from a Big RED night on-the-town at First Friday openings in Boston’s SoWa District. Boston Sculptors Gallery Kingston Gallery Bromfield Gallery Samson Projects Allston Skirt Gallery O’H+T Gallery

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JASON RHOADES: 1965-2006

By MICAH J. MALONE Los Angeles artist Jason Rhoades passed away early last month in what is said to be a possible heart failure. Rhoades was often described as a very enigmatic person, which could easily be discerned from his…

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ART SHOWDOWN

By BIG RED NEWS EDITOR Art Showdown is a game show about art, and an art exhibition about game shows currently on view at Art Interactive. This project, two years in the making, has involved the full transformation of the…

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JOIN THE BIG RED ARMY

By BIG RED EDITORS Big RED & Shiny is always looking for people who are excited about art and want to write about it. As the new season kicks off this fall, there is plenty of art to see in…

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“THE WHITE CUBE”

By THOMAS MARQUET #3: Thomas Marquet’s comic strip about life in a gallery. “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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A LETTER FROM THE EDITOR

By MICAH J. MALONE Fall is among us, and for Boston that means a flood of students. It’s also the time when the best exhibition venues gear up for those students. It is no secret that the best places to…

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JOE WARDWELL @ ALLSTON SKIRT

By JON PETRO Onanism is the act of self-gratification practiced by millions of people everyday. So if an artist chooses to bring his fetish to the venue of fine art, wouldn’t you expect to see art that reflects the true…