Monthly Archives: January, 2007

Articles The Paine Scholarship winners, finalists and curator.
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PAINE SCHOLARS @ NESAD

By CHARLES GIULIANO Print this article Boston is renowned for its many educational institutions and a significant number of these colleges and universities offer degree programs in the fine arts. There are also a number of institutions dedicated to studio…

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AMERICAN BEACH @ SMFA

By BEN SLOAT Print this article Having been born and raised in New York’s Lower East Side, it is not without a certain affection that I came across the collaborative multimedia installation show, American Beach, at the SMFA. On view…

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BIG RED ON-THE-TOWN: THE DECORDOVA MUSEUM

By BIG RED Print this article Friday, January 26th, 2007 Candid snaps from a Big RED night on-the-town at The DeCordova Museum for the opening of “Big Bang! Abstract Painting for the 21st Century”. Also, check out Superfriends’ video interviews…

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BIG RED ON-THE-TOWN: LYNN ARTS

By BIG RED Print this article Saturday, January 27th, 2007 Candid snaps from a Big RED night on-the-town at Lynn Arts for the opening of “Works On Paper”. Also, check out Superfriends’ video interviews from this opening. (Video 1 |…

Articles Another 56: the Elektronika MK-56 calculator from the former Soviet Union.
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LETTER FROM THE EDITOR

By MATTHEW GAMBER Print this article At last, number 56. The issues usually speak for themselves, and this writing is just a snippet among all the other writings: Reviews from shows in academia, a column from the Anonymous Art Dealer,…

Articles Thomas Kinkade, "the painter of light".
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ADVICE FOR ARTISTS

By ANONYMOUS ART DEALER Print this article I have received a lot of questions by the readers of Big RED & Shiny and have really enjoyed addressing them in this column. As a person that is now giving advice to…

Articles This flier was sent to our editors from friends of Cliff Pfeiffer.
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REMEMBERING CLIFF

By JEFF FREEDNER Print this article Editor’s Note: Two days after launching issue #55, we received an email concerning our news item about the passing of Cliff Pfeiffer. It came from Jeff Freedner, a painter who studied at the Museum…

Articles The White Cube
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“THE WHITE CUBE”

By THOMAS MARQUET #11: 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…

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FOUR COMPOSITIONS BY FOUR MALDONIANS

By CHRISTIAN HOLLAND Print this article Composition is the most basic underpinning of visual communication, if not all visual art-making. It is both a tool and a skill, learned and innate, which when employed well, often goes unnoticed by the…

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BIG RED ON-THE-TOWN: AXIOM GALLERY

By BIG RED Friday January 12th 2006 Candid snaps from a Big RED night on-the-town at the opening of ‘iArt: A selection of new works created for PDAS’ the first exhibit at Axiom at its new location at the Green…

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GOV. PATRICK REJUVINATES MCC

By BIG RED NEWS EDITOR While not as opulent a photo opportunity as Mitt Romney walking down the steps, newly elected Governor Deval Patrick reinstated the budget cuts made by Romney to the Massachusetts Cultural Council for the 2007 fiscal…

Articles Berwick director Meg Rotzel, participating in a project by AIR artist Morgan Schwartz
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BERWICK AIR RESIDENCY WANTS YOU

By BIG RED NEWS EDITOR Our good friends at the Berwick Research Institute are now accepting applications for their 2007 Artist In Research (AIR) residency. Previous residents have included Kelly Sherman, Veronique D’Entremont, Liz Nofziger, Pam Larson, The Busycle, and…

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LEF FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES AWARDS

By BIG RED NEWS EDITOR LEF Foundation has announced their Contemporary Work Fund Grants for 2006. Congratulations to all artists and organizations who received funding. Below is a list of the awards, provided by LEF. >>> Performing Arts Dance Organizations…

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CLIFF PFEIFFER, R.I.P.

By BIG RED NEWS EDITOR Many New England artists were friends of Cliff Pfeiffer. Students and visitors to the Museum School knew him as the front desk guard who was always up for a chat about the events of the…

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YOUR NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION

By BIG RED Donating money to Big RED & Shiny is a great way to shed those unwanted pounds, quit smoking, and exercise more in the New Year. Click the button above and consider all your resolutions fulfilled.

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