Monthly Archives: March, 2014

Interviews Native was Paid by Cathy McLaurin. Image courtesy of the artist
Studio Sessions: Cathy McLaurin

Welcome to this installment of Studio Sessions with performance, documentary, and interventionist artist Cathy McLaurin. Cathy earned a BA in Studio Art from Meredith College in 1989, and an MFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in…

Articles Bahar Yurukoglu
Scape from her "Melting North" series
Studio Visit: Bahar Yurukoglu

Bahar Yurukoglu Purple Sky I first encountered Bahar Yurukoglu’s work before I knew it was Bahar Yurukoglu’s. I remember walking into Primordial Future, her installation at the deCordova Biennial, because of the way its frozen geometries and shifting lights imposed…

Magazine Smart Painting at ArtSpace.
Smart Curating

Smart Painting at New Haven’s ArtSpace is artist John O’Donell’s curatorial debut. It’s interesting to see an installation artist put a show together, because of the fluency in the use of space and the strong influence of the artist’s personal…

Feature John C. Gonzalez at The Home Depot, Providence, RI, 2013
Photograph courtesy of the artist
Video Profile: John Gonzalez

John C. Gonzalez works with people. A native of Providence, Rhode Island, his artwork is broadly concerned with systems of labor and collaborative processes of creativity. Positioning himself as an embedded artist within organizations, companies, and exchange relationships, he exposes…

Articles Matthias Grünewald, The Isenheim Altarpiece, Oil on Panel, 1512-16
The Orphan’s Friend

I spent the latter half of my childhood in a small town in eastern Connecticut. Once it had been strictly rural, but by the latter half of the twentieth-century was slowly succumbing to the inevitable creep of suburbia. For the…

Articles Photo courtesy Panopticon Gallery.
Panopticon: Ladies Only

I remember some mild outrage rippling through the Twitterverse late last April over the claim, in a New York Times opinion piece on gender inequality in art collecting, that men far outnumber women among notable collectors because collecting “is more like…

Magazine David Taylor, Border Monument No. 227, 2009. Archival inkjet print. Courtesy of James Kelly Contemporary.
Review: David Taylor: Working the Line

The US-Mexico border is not exactly a welcoming place for documentary photographers. And yet, for the past seven years, David Taylor has been photographing across 690 miles of that politically rigid, and altogether socially porous, demarcation. In that time, he…

Interviews Video still from Missed Encounters by Kimberly Ruth. Image courtesy of the artist
Studio Sessions: Kimberly Ruth

Hello, and welcome to Studio Sessions with our guest this episode, Kimberly Ruth. Kimberly earned a BA in journalism and a BFA in photography from SUNY New Paltz in 2008, and an MFA from the School of the Museum of…

Magazine sübsamsøn resident Corinne Spencer
Bodies of Plenty: Spoils, 2013
archival inkjet prints, 16 x 20", edition of 12
#FirstFriday: 7 March 2014

This #FirstFriday, as always, you can hit up the MFA or the ICA Boston for their First Friday events, or you could head to the South End to the SOWA District art galleries (450 Harrison Street)—open from 5-8pm. SOWA galleries…