Monthly Archives: October, 2008

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KARSH 100 @ THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON

KARSH 100 @ THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON By Kat Kiernan Walking into Karsh 100: A Biography in Images, an exhibition of Yosurf Karsh’s photographs at the Museum of Fine Arts, I found myself face-to-face with Winston Churchill. Not the…

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A REPORT FROM THE PHANTOM ZONE

A REPORT FROM THE PHANTOM ZONE By Steve Aishman Night of the Living Dead (1968) Halloween (1978) Dawn of the Dead (1978) A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) Day of the Dead (1985) Creepshow 2 (1987) Monkey Shines (1988) They…

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A CONVERSATION WITH POSTERBOY

A CONVERSATION WITH POSTERBOY By Jason Dean I first saw Posterboy’s work on the subway platform a month or so ago. It was a reworked ad poster for the show Date My Ex, only someone had replaced the heads of these…

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ASKEW @ 215 COLLEGE ARTISTS’ CONTEMPORARY GALLERY

ASKEW @ 215 COLLEGE ARTISTS’ CONTEMPORARY GALLERY By Amanda Sanfilippo Featuring the work of Paul Humphrey, Jennifer Koch, Tarrah Krajnak and Lance Richbourg, Askew: Contemporary Portraits lays out four different approaches to contemporary portraiture, all of which are intertwined in…

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BIG RED ON-THE-TOWN: THE LIST

BIG RED ON-THE-TOWN: THE LIST By Big Red Friday, October 10th, 2008 Candid snaps from a Big RED night on-the-town at MIT’s List Visual Arts Center for the opening of “Adel Abdessemed: Situation and Practice” MIT List Visual Arts Center Photos…

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OLAFUR ELIASSON: WATERFALLS

OLAFUR ELIASSON: WATERFALLS By Ben Sloat I rode over the Manhattan Bridge today with a group of out of towners. As we looked eagerly into New York Harbor for the Eliasson waterfalls, we were disappointed to find only the scaffolding in…

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A REPORT FROM THE PHANTOM ZONE

A REPORT FROM THE PHANTOM ZONE By Steve Aishman The Zuni have used clay figures for thousands of years. Buddhists; mandalas. A clinical psychologists may suggest a candle. Christians may use the cross. Cultures from around the globe and throughout history…

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JOGGING WITH THE PRESIDENT OF RISD

JOGGING WITH THE PRESIDENT OF RISD By Christian Holland Several times a month, John Maeda, the recently inaugurated president of RISD hosts a community jogging event called “Jogging with John.” This issue, Big RED & Shiny offers a short podcast about…

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INTERVIEW WITH JIM FITTS

INTERVIEW WITH JIM FITTS By Jason Landry Jim Fitts is the Executive Director of the Photographic Resource Center at Boston University, a position he took on in 2007 after serving for several years on the center’s Board of Directors. He…

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BIG RED ON-THE-TOWN: HONK!

BIG RED ON-THE-TOWN: HONK! By Big Red Sunday, October 12th, 2008 Candid snaps from a Big RED afternoon on-the-town at HONK! Parade to Reclaim the Streets for Horns, Bikes, and Feet: From Davis Square to Harvard Square. HONKFEST

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MARKETWATCH

MARKETWATCH By Micah J. Malone Marketwatch was created as a means to speculate on what is good economic value in art. From time to time I will write upon great market choices, emphasizing small-scale enterprises. When talking about art markets, comparisons…

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The Salt Lake Tribune helps us out

In my post this morning about the new Creative Economy Council announced by Gov. Patrick, I mentioned that the impact of this new organization will be directly affected by the policies of our new president, whether it is Sen. Obama…

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