Monthly Archives: November, 2006

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BIG RED ON-THE-TOWN: NESAD/SU

By BIG RED Thursday November 9th 2006 Candid snaps from a Big RED night on-the-town at the opening reception for Rick Harlow ‘Paintings’ and Barry Goldstein ‘Veterans’ at The New England School of Art and Design at Suffok University. —…

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BIG RED ON-THE-TOWN: GREEN STREET GALLERY

By BIG RED November 11th, 2006 Candid snaps from a Big RED night on-the-town at GREEN STREET GALLERY for the opening of Deb Todd Wheeler: Live Experiments in Human Energy Exchange – Photographs by Jeremias Paul. Green Street Gallery

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NEW RECORDS AT AUCTION

By BIG RED NEWS EDITOR Auction prices for both modern and post-war work is hitting all time highs once again. In what feels like a weekly trend, the single night art auction record of $491 million was established at Christies.…

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GRANTMAKERS IN THE ARTS CONFERENCE

By BIG RED NEWS EDITOR From November 12-15, 2006, Boston was home to the annual Grantmakers In The Arts conference, this year called the ‘Beantown Remix’. Held at the Omni Parker House, hundreds of representatives from nearly every major arts…

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ADVICE FOR ARTISTS

By ANONYMOUS ART DEALER Q: How do you find artists? Do you ever have relationships with artists that send you portfolios in the mail? A: I usually find artists from word of mouth. I would have an artist friend that…

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DISASTER ART: A NEW GENRE OF PERFORMANCE

By JAIMES MAYHEW On Sunday, October 1st, the Institute for Infinitely Small Things traveled down to Providence to observe the Disaster Drill that was being staged in Kennedy Plaza. This was just one of many Disaster Drills that have been…

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“THE WHITE CUBE”

By THOMAS MARQUET #7: 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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DISSENT! @ THE FOGG

By GARY DUEHR Every work of visual art is an object of desire. It makes you want to get closer, see more, feel the texture. And usually, of course, this is forbidden or impossible—either because the artwork is on display,…

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SENSORIUM @ THE LIST CENTER

By BEN SLOAT The idea of humans having five senses comes from Aristotle, relating to his greater writings on perception, a condition he used to distinguish animals from plants. In the Aristotelian philosophy, an animal’s lifetime is defined by its…

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CONTROL, OPTION, ESCAPE @ GASP

By JON PETRO I once attended a lecture where Zach Feuer, ex-Bostonian and proprietor of a number of galleries in NYC, spoke to an audience of 20 or so newbies about how to make it in our current art market.…

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LE MUSÉE PATAMÉCANIQUE

By MATTHEW NASH ‘Patamechanics is a method of discovering/manifesting artifacts’ much like those of the ancient Wonder-rooms, ‘which symbolically attribute their properties described by their virtuality to their lineaments.’ A Patamechanical artifact or device is displayed with the intention of…

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A CONVERSATION WITH JANE D. MARSCHING

By CHRISTIAN HOLLAND Note: This piece is the second in a series of interviews by Christian Holland with the four 2006 finalists for the ICA prize. You can read his interview with finalist Kelly Sherman here. Look for more interviews…

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BIG RED ON-THE-TOWN: AXIOM GALLERY

By BIG RED Friday, November 3, 2006 Candid snaps from a Big RED night on-the-town at the reception for Art Cake: The Delicious Transient New Medium at Axiom. Artists included: Rob Coshow, Catherine Dechico and Emily Su, Heloisa Escudero, George…

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