Monthly Archives: December, 2012

Articles Bling! Bling! sculptural works by J.R. Uretsky. On exhibition through January 2013 at the dirt palace, Providence, RI.
Inside Out: A year of failure

I go to the gym to watch TV. Today while watching a VH1 countdown of this year’s something or another I realized that I only had two more days of 2012 and probably one more BR&S post in me. I…

Kickin’ it – Sneakers Inspired by Concrete

In case you aren’t on twitter, I sometimes tweet about sneakers and very often rant about preservation and Brutalism. I love all three things mentioned above and I’m a passionate advocate for the preservation of the concrete buildings from the…

Magazine Still from Summer Hours, (L’Heure d’ete) by Olivier Assayas (France, 2009, 102 min.)

Wednesday December 19 — Sunday December 30
Museum of Fine Arts, Remis Auditorium, Boston
The Films of Juliette Binoche
times vary / $9 MFA members, seniors, and students | $11 nonmembers
Go & See: Tuesday 25 — Monday 31 December

Every week, BR&S picks out a series of gallery events/screenings/exhibitions/performances. Here are our choices for you to go & see this week: • Events Monday 31 December First Night Festival Boston’s First Night Festival of the Arts, annually showcases the…

Articles J.R. Uretsky
Women I've Known, Biblically: The Book of The Satan Performance sketch, 2012
Inside Out: Mirror In the Bathroom

J.R. Uretsky Women I’ve Known, Biblically: The Book of The Satan Performance sketch, 2012 Well, it’s mid December — a special time of year that may conjure up thoughts of snow and perhaps a warm sugary beverage or two. For…

Who Wore it Best?

Nothing worse than showing up to a holiday party wearing the same festive tie. But currently, both the ICA, Boston and the Davis Museum at Wellesley College are exhibiting Adrian Piper’s My Calling Card at the same time, so who…

The End is Nigh: art scavenger hunt

For those of you disappointed in today’s lack of rapture, destruction or enlightenment, BR&S presents a few artists in whose work you can find the solace that, someday, the end may indeed be nigh. In the Holocene at the List…

Magazine A selected arrangement from Hitodama 1-14, cast iron, cast concrete, poplar, 2012" Photo courtesy of Yellow Peril Gallery.
Gage Prentiss at Yellow Peril Gallery

Art openings in December are difficult to attend and hold for a simple reason, “other obligations.” In the face of the additional responsibilities put on many around this time of year, there are still a few who trudge on, decide…

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Studio Sessions: Matt Hinçman

In this installment of Studio Sessions I interview Matt Hinçman about his work. Matt Hinçman is an associate professor at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston. Primarily creating work that exists in the public sphere, he typically…

Magazine Saturday 22 December
Somerville Public Library, 79 Highland Ave., Somerville, MA
A celebration of Kodachrome; and why it went away 
3pm / Free

Image from A Continuous Lean.
Go & See: Tuesday 18 — Monday 24 December

Every week, BR&S picks out a series of gallery events/screenings/exhibitions/performances. Here are our choices for you to go & see this week: • Events Friday 21 December Lincoln Arts Project, 289 Moody Street, Waltham, MA LAP-MasZaaUkkah A seasonal party…

Articles Tom Maio
Time, Body, Space, Objects 2
Anthony Greaney Gallery, Boston
Photo, Matthew Kuhlman
Time Body Space Objects 2

Driving into Boston toward the Anthony Greaney Gallery on October 20th, I mentally prepared myself to witness some unusual stuff. I truly had no idea what to expect out of Time, Body, Space, Objects 2, curated by Vela Phelan and…

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Roy Lichtenstein
Drowning Girl, 1963
oil and Magna on canvas
overall: 171.6 x 169.5 cm (67 9/16 x 66 3/4 in.)
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Philip Johnson Fund (by exchange) and gift of Mr. and
Mrs. Bagley Wright, 1971
© Estate of Roy Lichtenstein
NGA: Roy Lichtenstein: A Retrospective

Conjuring the familiar folktale of a thirty-eight-year-old Roy Lichtenstein heading over the bridge to Manhattan with five canvases strapped to the top of his station wagon sometime in 1961 is nearly impossible amid the sprawling grandeur of Washington, D.C. and…

Articles Heidi Kayser at the first exhibit at Axiom, Harvard Ave in Allston
Full Circle with Heidi Kayser

Heidi Kayser is a curator, artist, programmer and the founder of Axiom Center for New and Experimental Art. She was also the Associate Director of the Boston Cyberarts Festival. In August of 2012 Heidi decided to leave Boston to study…

Articles Agnes Denes, Wheatfield—A Confrontation, 1982. 
© Agnes Denes.
The Growing Trend

For four months, a windswept field of golden wheat grew on a two-acre parcel of land atop the Battery Park City landfill in lower Manhattan. The Statue of Liberty, the World Trade Center, and Wall Street stood nearby. When harvest…

Articles American Rep Production of Britannicus
On Theater and A.R.T.

To be a performance artist, you have to hate theatre. Theatre is fake: there is a black box, you pay for a ticket, and you sit in the dark and see somebody playing somebody else’s life. The knife is not…

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