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Review: The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter

“The Heart is a Lonely Hunter,” is comprised of five young artists, hung along the narrow walls of Sulloway & Hollis law offices in Concord, New Hampshire. The unconventional setting provided meaningful context for the work presented here, all of…

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Here to Create: Iron Wolf Press

In this installment of Here to Create, Courtney Moy speaks to the women behind Iron Wolf Press. Monika Plioplyte and Raleigh Strott are the founding members of Iron Wolf Press, an artist-run printshop studio inside the South End’s historic Piano Factory.…

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Art for Breakfast: The Chemistry of Art and Language

Sarah Hulsey is a local printmaker and linguist whose work is featured in the two-person show Schemata at the Maud Morgan Arts Center’s Chandler Gallery. The show features Rhonda Smith’s paintings and Hulsey’s print installation “Linguistic Elements,” uniting the artists’…

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Corita Kent’s Political Pop

Corita Kent and the Language of Pop is a tight survey, focused primarily on the work Kent and other pop artists produced in the mid-1960s. This span of time also maps onto Vatican II, the Catholic church’s ecumenical council that…

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Beyond the Wave: the Many Wonders of Hokusai

The artist known as Katsushika Hokusai (he was to use thirty-one different names during his ninety years) is probably the most widely celebrated Japanese artist of the Ukiyo-e period of Japanese art. By 1760, Edo (now Tokyo) was probably the…

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The Shadow Erotics of Wade Guyton (NSFW)

Last month’s New York Art Book Fair at MoMA PS1 was a massive affair, crammed with publishers and new artist projects and an incredible number of visitors. In one of the small side galleries, or “project rooms” on the museum’s…

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Studio Sessions: Alex Kvares

In this episode of Studio Sessions I talk with Brooklyn artist Alex Kvares about his variety of drawings that often border on becoming psychedelic. Alex earned a BFA in painting from the University of Kansas, and an MFA in printmaking…

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The Beauty of Running

As a lifelong runner, last week marked not just the terrorization of my town but the terrorization of one of my favorite things to do, other than seeing art. For me, there is nothing as simple as putting on a…