Monthly Archives: December, 2016

Feature Alex Da Corte,
Lightning, 2015-2016. Installation view of Alex Da Corte: Free Roses, MASS MoCA. Courtesy the artist and Luxembourg & Dayan.
Photo: John Bernardo.
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Remixing Rimbaud; Alex Da Corte at MASS MoCA

My life is worn out. Well, let’s pretend, let’s do nothing! oh, pitiful! And we will exist, and amuse ourselves, dreaming of monstrous loves and fantastic worlds, complaining and quarreling with the appearances of the world, acrobat, beggar, artist, bandit,…

Feature Anni Albers, "Smyrna-knüpfteppich (Bauhaus-period), from the portfolio "Connections/1925/1983", 1925 Screen print, image: 20 1/8 in. x 15 1/8 in. (51.1 cm x 38.4 cm); sheet: 27 1/2 in. x 19 11/16 in. (69.8 cm x 50 cm)
Museum purchase, The Nancy Gray Sherrill, Class of 1954, Collection Acquisition Fund 2016.6.2
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See It Before It’s Gone: Anni Albers

In 1984, ten years before her death, Anni Albers published Connections—a culmination, or perhaps a synthesis, of her aesthetic worldview as captured in nine silkscreens. A recent acquisition of the Davis Museum at Wellesley College, the silkscreen portfolio, reflecting nearly…

Articles Bill Balaskas, The Market Will Save Us, 2016. Boston performance. Curated by Lanfranco Aceti. Photography by Hilary Scott.
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Participating in the Spectacle

On September 30th, I, along with a small group of skeptical but cooperative volunteer-participants, an eager and unassuming college marching band, and one very enthusiastic curator with a megaphone, gathered at the entrance of the historic Boston Common. Together we…