Monthly Archives: August, 2013

Articles Eye to Eye, 60'' x 60'', graphite on paper drawn in a spiral over the course of six months, 2010
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Inside Out: The Role of Rules

“To work with a plan that is preset is one way of avoiding subjectivity. It also obviates the necessity of designing each work in turn. The plan would design the work.” – Paragraphs on Conceptual Art, by Sol Lewitt Much…

Interviews Image from Grappling Door performance by Rob Andrews. Image courtesy of the artist
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Studio Sessions: Rob Andrews, revisited

Welcome to the first episode of Studio Sessions where we will visit for a second time with Rob Andrews. Following our first hour-long conversation, I felt there was such a large percentage of Rob’s work and ideas that we didn’t…

Magazine Go and See Yellow Shoes
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Go & See: Tuesday 20 – Monday 26 August

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 Thursday August 22 Artists For Humanity EpiCenter, 100 West Second Street, South Boston…

Articles Sketchbooks part 2
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Inside Out: Sketchbooks, Part 2

Last week, I posted a sneak peek of some of my sketchbooks, which I looked through for the first time (in too long) while packing up my studio for a cross country move. It’s amazing what you stumble across when…

Articles Airport2Fortress by Caitlin Masley. Image courtesy of the artist
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Studio Sessions: Caitlin Masley

Welcome to Studio Sessions with our guest this episode, Caitlin Masley. Caitlin earned a BFA from West Virginia University, an MFA from the University of Arizona, and is currently pursuing a Master’s in Design and Urban ecologies from Parsons in…

Articles Art Twerk
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Go & See: Tuesday 13 – Monday 19 August

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 Thursday August 15 RISD, 212 Union Street, Providence, RI Art Twerk:RISD Fletcher Open…

Articles Jasper JohnsTarget with Plaster Casts1955Collection of David GeffenThe work was featured in Jasper Johns, "An Allegory of Painting, 1955-1965," Jan. 28-Apr. 29, 2007, at the National Gallery of Art, National Mall, Washington, D.C.
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Echoes with Doors Closing

“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…

Articles Future Kennedy Plaza from Providence City Hall, Credit: Union Studio Architecture & Community Design
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Kennedy Plaza: The Town Square Restored

One of the many joys in New England living is the palpable sense of history in all of the region’s best urban spaces. The inconveniences of slender alleyways and tightly packed neighborhoods are forgiven because these features, seemingly anachronistic to…

Articles Inside Out Sketchbooks Part 1
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Inside Out: Sketchbooks, Part 1

There is one really nice thing about moving: as you pack your things, you get a thorough look at everything you own. You unearth things you haven’t seen in months or years, and stumble across items you thought were lost…

Magazine Go and See June 3
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Go & See: Tuesday 6 – Monday 12 August

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 Thursday August 8 Harold Feinstein, Coney Island Teenagers, 1949. Courtesy of Panopticon…

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#FirstFriday: 2 August 2013

This First Friday, the ICA Boston holds a special event inspired beach boardwalks. Make sure to see the work on view in Barry McGee which comes down on Sept. 2 and check out the new exhibitions Steve Locke: there’s no…

Articles Inside Out Tools at Hand
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Inside Out: Tool(s) at Hand

I visited the Philadelphia Art Alliance this past Spring and saw “The Tool at Hand,” a traveling exhibition in which sixteen artists were asked to make a piece using only one tool. It was an interesting idea for a show.…