Monthly Archives: March, 2007

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BIG RED ON-THE-TOWN: 38 NEWBURY STREET

By BIG RED Friday, March 23rd, 2007 Candid snaps from a Big RED night on-the-town from galleries at 38 Newbury St., including ACME Fine Art, Pepper Gallery, Martha Richardson Fine Art and Robert Klein Gallery. Photos by Ben Sloat and…

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BERWICK ANNOUNCES AIR ARTISTS

By BIG RED NEWS EDITOR The Berwick Research Institute has announced their artists-in-research for 2007. Each AIR artist will work with the Berwick on a project that will developed during their residency. Notable past AIR artists include Kelly Sherman, Morgan…

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REMEMBERING CARL SIEMBAB

By CARL CHIARENZA Carl Siembab January 5, 1926 – February 27, 2007 Half a century ago Carl Siembab began exhibiting photographs in his Newbury Street gallery in Boston. It was the beginning of a pioneering effort that developed into a…

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“THE WHITE CUBE”

By THOMAS MARQUET #15: 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…

Articles On April 2, 2006, the whole state of Indiana began observing Daylight Saving Time for the first time in more than 30 years. My computer reads the same time as if I were in one of the CST counties.
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A LETTER FROM THE EDITOR

By MATTHEW GAMBER Dear March, Spring Break is over, and is time to call the IT guy to change the clock on my computer because I have been living one hour behind everyone else. On the web, I am effectively…

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DOUG AITKEN: SLEEPWALKERS @ MOMA

By JASON DEAN Approaching the museum from 5th avenue I could see people already lined up across the street, against the wall, facing the MoMA entrance. There was a pretzel vender on the sidewalk, listening to the radio and I…

Articles Carlo Cesta, work in progress, 2007
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A STUDIO VISIT WITH CARLO CESTA

By JENNIFER MCMACKON A late afternoon light sifts through a grid of east facing windows revealing the warehouse studio of Carlo Cesta to be a room full of metals. All the utilitarian, shades of silver and grey, iron and aluminum…

Articles SunTek Chung, The South, The South, c-print, 2003.
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SUNTEK CHUNG @ SAMSON PROJECTS

By STEVE AISHMAN So, I’m at SunTek Chung’s opening @ Samson Projects and I meet this guy. “Where are you from?” I ask him. “Well, I was born in California, but I don’t remember it. I went to high school…

Articles Roger Ballen, Cloaked Figure, 2003.
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ROGER BALLEN @ ROBERT KLEIN GALLERY

By BEN SLOAT In the tradition of Ralph Eugene Meatyard, Roger Ballen uses the square format black and white photograph to display the provocative trappings of human theater in heightened environments. Body parts, wire lines, animals, crusty walls enter Ballen’s…

Articles Alice Vogler, Bio Sponse Test 1. Photo by Vela Phelan.
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CONTAMINATE II @ MIDWAY STUDIOS

By JED SPEARE It has been noted here in past pages by Natalie Loveless that a regeneration of performance art is taking place in Boston. Artists and organizers such as Test Performance Art Event and The Present Tense formed their…

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BAUDRILLARD IS NOT DEAD

By SHA LAR Print this article Baudrillard is not dead. To die, one must first have lived. Become – at last in this end that is also a beginning – a simulacrum of himself, Baudrillard remains always already dead -…

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BIG RED ON-THE-TOWN: GALLERY KAYAFAS

By BIG RED Print this article Friday, March 2nd, 2007 Candid snaps from a Big RED night on-the-town at Gallery Kayafas for the opening of Harry Roseman: Cover Up and Matthew Gamber: This Is (still) The Golden Age. Video from…

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ART SHOW DOWN DVD AVAILABLE

By BIG RED NEWS EDITOR Print this article This past autumn, Art Interactive hosted the exhibition and game show “Art Show Down,” produced by Jeff Warmouth and Roland Smart. This television game show was shot in front of a live…

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GOV PROPOSES MCC BUDGET CUTS

By BIG RED NEWS EDITOR Print this article This in from Dan Hunter, Executive Director, Massachusetts Advocates for the Arts, Sciences, & Humanities: Governor Proposes a Budget Cut for the MCC Facing a predicted $1.3 billion budget deficit, Governor Deval…

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“THE WHITE CUBE”

By THOMAS MARQUET Print this article #14: 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,…

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WHAT DO WE EXPECT FROM ART CRITICISM?

By MATTHEW NASH Print this article After reading and reviewing the new book “Critical Mess,” and reading others’ responses to it, I am left with the lingering question of what, exactly, we expect from art criticism. As an artist, not…

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