Monthly Archives: May, 2013

Magazine Go and See May 29
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Go & See: Tuesday 28 May – Monday 3 June

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 May 29* Charles Hayden Planetarium, Museum of Science, 11 Science Park,…

Articles Gatsby's House from The Great Gatsby (2013) Warner Bros.
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Architecture at the Movies: Gatsby’s House

The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s beautifully written story of the Jazz Age, details many aspects of the lost generation’s party life including the built environment. From Nick Carraway’s beat up cottage tucked in the shadow of his neighbor’s…

Articles Carolyn Shadid Lewis
From Twilight 'til Dawn
2010
installation, video, animation
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ASPECT v.21: A Good Place to Stop

Owing to the limitations inherent in print publications, time-based works often have been shortchanged in the art publishing world. Represented in photographs, video, installation art, and performance-based works are stripped of much of their essence—sound, duration, motion. Sound works…

Articles Inside Out Leading
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Inside Out: Leading

Katrina Umber, Roses + Bike AJ wrote the kindest introduction. By talking about the two bodies of work AJ mentioned, I hope to give you some insight into the how and why of my work. The rest of my…

Magazine Go and See May 21
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Go & See: Tuesday 21 – Monday 27 May

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 May 22 Boston Cyberarts Gallery, 141 Green St., Jamaica Plain, MA…

Interviews Image from the Anthybrid series by Nikki Romanello. Image courtesy of the artis
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Studio Sessions: Nikki Romanello

Welcome back to Studio Sessions and the interview with my next guest, Nikki Romanello. Nikki earned a BFA in sculpture from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2008, and an MFA in sculpture from the Pratt Institute in 2011.…

Articles John Currin, Thanksgiving, 2003
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Three Painters: Bodies and Soul

SOMEWHERE IN DREAMLAND Looking at Will Cotton’s paintings remind me of cartoons; or one cartoon in particular. The Fleischer Studios Color Classic cartoon Somewhere In Dreamland (1936) is the epitome of Depression-era wish fulfillment. Two innocent, almost overly cute children…

Feature Installation at ICA, Photo credit: Charles Mayer.
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Doris Salcedo at the ICA Boston

The Colombian artist Doris Salcedo has been trying since the 1980s to represent in sculpture the experience of trauma and violence. The plainness of her works, made of simple everyday objects, such as shoes and chairs, belies the intense experiences…

Articles 101 Spring Street, New York, 4th Floor, 2003
Photo Credit: Rainer Judd. Judd Foundation Archives. Image © Judd Foundation. Art © Frank Stella.
Donald Judd FurnitureTM© Judd Foundation.
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What 101 Spring Street Means to Me

Donald Judd was born on June 3, 1928 in Excelsior Springs, Missouri. While young he spent a great deal of time on his grandparents’ farm, and his family moved a great deal—he lived in Omaha, Kansas City, Des Moines, Dallas,…

Magazine John C. Gonzalez, Family Meal, Arepa, 2013.
Photo courtesy of Shane Godfrey Photography
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Odd Spaces at the MFA Boston

Wednesday night the MFA and Big Red & Shiny were proud to present the Odd Spaces panel discussion at the MFA Boston, following the group exhibition of performance art curated by Liz Munsell, assistant curator of contemporary art and MFA…

Magazine Go and See May 14
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Go & See: Tuesday 14 – Monday 20 May

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 May 15* Photo: Daniel S. DeLuca. Sandrine Schaefer Ghandi’s Flame, 2012…

Articles Adam Pendleton, Untitled (Fang Man from the Upper Ivindo Area, Northern Gabon, 1905-6/Furnishing Fabric, French or Italian, 1725-50). Courtesy of the Gardner Museum.
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Adam Pendleton at the Gardner

Adrienne Edwards, Associate Curator of Performa in New York City, began her talk with Adam Pendleton at the Gardner Museum last Thursday night (May 2) by saying that their conversation would mimic the many long talks they have together as…

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