Monthly Archives: January, 2013

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Paint Things at the deCordova

The deCordova has just opened their exhibition Paint Things: beyond the stretcher. Curated by Dina Deitsch and Evan Garza, it sets up a thesis about painting, exploring those painters who have tried to break out of the frame and off…

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Double Legacy at Cade Tompkins Projects

The relationship between a mentor and mentee is often complex on all kinds of levels. Within any mentoring relationship there can be disagreements, accomplishments, tough love and the inspiration to constantly keep trying. Unlike a teacher/student relationship where one person…

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Studio Sessions: Andrea Evans

Our next guest on the Studio Sessions podcast series is Andrea Evans. Andrea Evans is a 2009 MFA graduate from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, and earned a BFA in painting from Arizona State University…

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Go & See: Tuesday January 29—Monday February 4

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 Tuesday January 29 MassArt, Bakalar Gallery, 621 Huntington Ave, Boston Passing Time Matthew Buckingham, Rineke Dijkstra,…

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Poem for Vladimir Umanets

“Poïesis is etymologically derived from the ancient Greek term ποιέω, which means “to make”. This word, the root of our modern “poetry”, was first a verb, an action that transforms and continues the world. Neither technical production nor creation in…

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Andrea Fraser wept, then answered.

Andrea Fraser suddenly started shaking. From my seat at the very back of the theater, I couldn’t quite tell: was she crying? Sobbing, even? “Don’t cry Andrea,” I murmured. Empathy coursed through me: I was reaching out to her, I…

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Maya Lin at the Boston Public Library

I remember why I wrote that short paper on Maya Lin for my Introduction to Architecture course in college. I wrote it because I admired Lin’s resiliency during the moments leading up to and after the completion of the…

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Connecticut River Art Review: A Field Guide

A field guide to recent (and some ongoing as noted) art exhibitions and events in the greater Connecticut River region. Traveling downstream from north to south: Marlboro, VT: Marlboro College, Drury Gallery, Jen Morris: Enunciate Jen Morris Tucked away in…

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Go & See: Tuesday 22 — Monday 28 January

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 Wednesday January 23 Boston Cyberarts Gallery, 141 Green St. Jamaica Plain, MA Salon — Audio In…

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Matt Saunders, a generous mind

Excessive enthusiasm for the sensory world can lessen one’s critical edge. But last week at Matt Saunders’ artist talk, my sliding scale of wonder grew a little narrower. In the presence of such discipline and lucidity, I had to…

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Video Portrait: Aint-Bad Magazine

We’re very pleased to publish our first commissioned video interview, shot and edited by Shane Godfrey and Meg Elkinton. The up-and-coming Aint-Bad Magazine, founded by Taylor Curry, James Jackman, Caitie Moore, and Carson Sanders, may seem like an odd…

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Studio Sessions: Kirk Snow

Given how warm this winter has been, we’ll have to settle for as best a substitute as we can find for the missing winter weather and talk with artist with the name of Snow instead. Kirk Snow earned a BA…

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Go & See: Tuesday 15 — Monday 21 January

• Events Wednesday January 16 Boston Society of Architects (BSA), 290 Congress Street, Boston Volume 3 Launch Party of the Wentworth Architecture Review 6-8pm / Free • Exhibitions Thursday January 10 – Saturday February 23* Drive-By Projects, 81 Spring…

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