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Articles Jeff Smith, Beret Day (2001). Part of No Art / No Point. Courtesy of Fort Point Cultural Coalition.
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Art in Service: A Conversation

Art in Service: a conversation between Leah Triplett Harrington of BR&S, Kate Gilbert of Now + There, and Maggie Cavallo of Alter Projects Last month, the City of Boston launched Boston Creates, its first-ever cultural plan. The ten-year plan aspires…

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Elsewhere: Caitie Moore

Boston is a transient city. Each fall, legions of artists enroll in graduate programs throughout the city to nurture their talents and connections, and approximately two years later, many move on. While they are here, some of these artists are…

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(pretty.much.nothing.) found objects,mixed media, 2015
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Elsewhere: Natalia Afentoulidou

Boston is a transient city. Each fall, legions of artists enroll in graduate programs throughout the city to nurture their talents and connections, and approximately two years later, many move on. While they are here, some of these artists are…

Magazine Ethel Reed, Folly or Saintliness, c. 1895

Lithograph, 20 3⁄8 x 14 15⁄16"

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On Craft and Modernity

Declared “Photographer’s Row” in 1914 by Photo-Era Magazine, Boylston Street bustled with artists of all media in the decades just before and after the turn of the 20th century. With the Museum of Fine Arts and the Boston Public Library…

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On Writing and Interacting

You may remember completing our brief readership survey last fall, although that blissfully snowless period seems like eons ago. You might remember, then, giving us a piece of your mind, telling us what you did and didn’t like about the…

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Big Red & Shiny Turns 10: Part 2

Born out of a conversation in 2002 between an SMFA graduate student (Sean Horton) and instructor (Matthew Nash) about the viability of bringing arts coverage in Boston to the web, Big Red & Shiny has since been a labor of…

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Big Red & Shiny Turns 10: Part 1

Born out of a conversation in 2002 between an SMFA graduate student (Sean Horton) and instructor (Matthew Nash) about the viability of bringing arts coverage in Boston to the web, Big Red & Shiny has since been a labor of…

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An Exchange with Wendy Richmond

I had only seen Wendy Richmond’s work once when I called her one morning in the spring of 2012. I knew of her work shown a few years ago at Carroll and Sons, and I was intrigued by her use…

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Review: Cuban Virtualities

The second group show of contemporary Cuban art to take place in Boston this fall, Cuban Virtualities: New Media Art from the Island (at Tufts University Gallery September 5 through December 8) was also the first exhibition of Cuban new…

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Photo: Stewart Clements Photography
© Sophie Calle / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris.
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Review: Sophie Calle: Last Seen

Over the last twenty-three years, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum has enjoyed a lasting, reciprocal relationship with French artist Sophie Calle. While exhibiting work at the ICA/Boston in 1990, Calle took an interview with Parkett magazine in front of one…

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In Brief: The TransCultural Exchange

Last weekend, hundreds of artists from more than 40 countries convened in Boston for the biennial TransCultural Exchange Conference. Held at Boston University, this year’s TCE, Conference on International Opportunities in the Arts: Engaging Minds, boasted 50 panels with artists,…

Magazine Williamsburg Portraits, 1991-92
Ink, gouache and pencil on paper
Set of 32: 8 x 11 inches each
Courtesy of the artist and Sikkema Jenkins & Co.
Photo: John Berens
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Amy Sillman: one lump or two

It’s hard to believe, but Amy Sillman: one lump or two, opening today at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, is Sillman’s first museum survey show. Comprising over 90 of Sillman’s paintings, drawings, ‘zines and films, one lump or two resists…

Articles Eduardo Ponjuan, Pararrayo/Lightning Rod (detail), 2007. Bronze and brass coins, a Cuban peso. 74 inches (the height of Fidel Castro). Courtesy the artist.
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Dilated Biography

Like most of America and the Caribbean, Cuba was brutally colonized by Europeans after Christopher Columbus landed on its shores in 1492. Cuba’s native population was decimated, and survivors melded with the conquering Spanish for the next several hundred years.…

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