Monthly Archives: July, 2010

Articles A lazy summer view of the Boston skyline
0
A LETTER

By MATTHEW NASH Hey, it’s summer! It’s quiet, lazy, hot, humid… Big RED & Shiny is made from the contributions of a community that cares about art, and we are proud of every article we publish. But we also know…

Articles 2010621171125517747509211_01-lg
0
A REPORT FROM THE PHANTOM ZONE

By STEVE AISHMAN Every summer, Big RED & Shiny offers our Summer Movie Extravaganza! Artists and critics take on Hollywood blockbuster films and it is always fun. This year, as a “teaser” for our upcoming Summer Movie issue, BR&S regulars…

Articles Chris Fitch, Spring, wood, formica, aluminum, garolite, brass, hardware, 2010
0
ADVENTURES OF INNOCENCE @ FPAC GALLERY

By RICKY TUCKER Childhood, unless you’re in the middle of it, is viewed from a voyeuristic vantage point where everyone’s sporting an “I Survived the Mountain” t-shirt. Though our oldest form, childhood’s seen as simply the obvious and mandatory route…

Articles Peter Waite, Temple, 2008. Mixed media: studio detritus, paint scrapings, found objects, personal artifacts, junk, etc.
0
PETER WAITE @ JOHN SLADE ELY HOUSE

By STEPHEN V. KOBASA When asked his opinion of Western civilization, Gandhi famously replied that he thought it would be a good idea. Peter Waite¹s sculptures are evidence of it being a bad one. These are miniatures of the frenzy…

Articles 20106417272216954768957-ott_01-lg
0
BIG RED ON-THE-TOWN: RUGG RESIDENCY

By BIG RED Saturday, June 19th, 2010. Candid photos from a Big RED night on-the-town for the inaugural opening at at RUGG Residency for Audrey M. Hope’s installation Grottensaal Living Wall. “Grottensaal Living Wall” was created and on view at…

Articles "Baldessari Sing's Lewitt"
0
A REPORT FROM THE PHANTOM ZONE

By STEVE AISHMAN Confessions of an Art Nerd Throughout my life I have been called a nerd. This has always been fine for me because I am a nerd. In fact I am multiple types of nerd. To make things…

Articles Al Taylor, Untitled, found materials and paint, 1985.
0
AL TAYLOR @ ELIZABETH LEACH GALLERY

By MICAH J. MALONE In most biographical accounts of the late Al Taylor his identification and origin as a painter, as opposed to a sculptor, is almost always noted. Also, and more pertinent to my interests, was his trip to…