Monthly Archives: May, 2008

Articles Douglas Weathersby in his element
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A REPORT FROM THE PHANTOM ZONE

By STEVE AISHMAN Print this article “Our enormously productive economy… demands that we make consumption our way of life, that we convert the buying and use of goods into rituals, that we seek our spiritual satisfaction, our ego satisfaction, in…

Articles "The White Cube"
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“THE WHITE CUBE”

By THOMAS MARQUET Print this article #33: Halfway through breaking a sweat, Danny wonders why he said “No problem.” Thomas Marquet is a cartoonist, sculptor, and critic, based in Brooklyn, New York, which is an admittedly unoriginal place to be…

Articles Tim Murdoch, Who's That, 2008.
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COLLISION COLLECTIVE: SUPERARTIFICIAL @ AXIOM

By MATTHEW NASH Print this article Collision Collective “are a group of artists from MIT and the Boston area exploring new technologies,” says their website. This has led them in many different directions creatively, and (not coincidentally) often results in…

Articles "Hello my name is Pixnit," installation view, spray paint stencil, 2008.
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HELLO MY NAME IS PIXNIT @ JUDI ROTENBERG

By CHRISTIAN HOLLAND Print this article It’s difficult to find context within a polarizing issue. We see it now with our presidential election. Marked blocs of the country’s population are congregating around different candidates because of beliefs, the way they…

Articles Chantal Akerman, D'est, documentary, 35mm, color, 107 min, 1993.
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CHANTAL AKERMAN @ THE LIST

By JAMES NADEAU Print this article “Here we have images which only receive actions on one facet or in certain parts and only execute reactions by and in other parts. These are, so to speak, ‘quartered’ images.” -Gilles Deleuze Akerman…

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RAUL GONZALEZ @ NEGLAA

By HEIDI MARSTON AISHMAN Print this article Heidi Marston Aishman provides us with a video of the opening for Raul Gonzalez at The New England Gallery of Latin American Art. Click the image to watch the video in a new…

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THE RHYS GALLERY

By HEIDI MARSTON AISHMAN Print this article Heidi Marston Aishman provides us with a video of the opening for Judith Larsen at The Rhys Gallery. Click the image to watch the video in a new window, or click here to…

Articles Senufo, C™te d'Ivoire
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
from "Art and Oracle" exhibition
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A REPORT FROM THE PHANTOM ZONE

By STEVE AISHMAN Print this article Some palindromes: Live Evil Ah, Satan sees Natasha Drat Saddam, a mad dastard! Cain: a maniac. No devil lived on. Not so, Boston. Did Joe kill like O.J. did? Evil did I dwell; lewd…

Articles A portrait of Adam Smith alongside an edition of An Inquiry Into The Nature And Causes Of The Wealth Of Nations
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A LETTER FROM THE EDITOR

By MICAH J. MALONE Print this article With several prominent commercial galleries shutting their doors only a year removed from two of the best non-profit spaces closing, it seems as good as time as any to talk about funding. Recently,…

Articles "The White Cube"
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“THE WHITE CUBE”

By THOMAS MARQUET Print this article #32: Is this one of those “empty gallery” shows? Isn’t that kind of played out? Thomas Marquet is a cartoonist, sculptor, and critic, based in Brooklyn, New York, which is an admittedly unoriginal place…

Articles Claire Beckett, Private First Class Natalie Bazinet and Private First Class Danielle Stapleton, Taunton, MA, from the series In Training, chromogenic print, 2006
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9 QUESTIONS WITH CLAIRE BECKETT

By JESS T. DUGAN Print this article Claire Beckett is a photographer based in the new England area and is a recent recipient of Massachusetts Cultural Artist Grant, and was a finalist in Photo Lucida’s Critical Mass in 2007. For…

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