Browsing: Volume 1 : Issue #51

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BIG RED ON-THE-TOWN: AXIOM GALLERY

By BIG RED Friday, November 3, 2006 Candid snaps from a Big RED night on-the-town at the reception for Art Cake: The Delicious Transient New Medium at Axiom. Artists included: Rob Coshow, Catherine Dechico and Emily Su, Heloisa Escudero, George…

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ANDREW MOWBRAY WINS ART SHOW DOWN

By BIG RED NEWS EDITOR Let’s begin our report of the final episode of the Art Show Down with a letter from painter Rick Berry: Dear BR&S After having read Heidi Marston’s column on the “Art Showdown” I somehow trucked…

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NEW CURATOR AT HUAM

By BIG RED NEWS EDITOR Recently annouced, effective February 5th of next year, Harvard University Art Museum’s first full curator for contemporary art, a position in the once vacant department of contemporary and modern art, created in 1997. Helen Molesworth,…

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BIG RED PUTS FORUM OUT OF ITS MISERY

By BIG RED EDITORS Here at Big RED & Shiny, we are always looking for new ways to promote artists and discussions about art. Some work, others don’t. Our Forum has gone through many stages, but rarely has it been…

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“THE WHITE CUBE”

By #6: Thomas Marquet’s comic strip about life in a gallery. “The White Cube” comics can be read in series in the Big RED & Shiny Collections section. Thomas Marquet is a cartoonist, sculptor, and critic, based in Brooklyn, New…

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A LETTER FROM THE EDITOR

By CHRISTIAN HOLLAND On Sunday, November 5, 2006, the 401st Guy Fawkes Night was celebrated. Today, we bring to you the 51st issue of Big RED and shiny. The most significant change to Big RED for Issue 51 is the…

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WUNDERGROUND @ RISD MUSEUM

By Artist’s desire to create a better reality through alternative communities is not a new phenomenon. Indeed, it has been the goal of the avant-garde for the past century to merge art with everyday life through an alternate lifestyle. The…

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ART CAKE @ AXIOM

By MATTHEW NASH On Friday, November 3 there were two competing receptions to choose from. The first was the juggernaut of SoWa First Fridays, usually crowded with a wide range of Boston art lovers, and an ecclectic mix of artwork…

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PINE FLAT @ HARVARD FILM ARCHIVE

By MARIA LACRETA Sharon Lockhart’s newest look at childhood, Pine Flat, was shown at the Harvard Film Archive, in conjunction with Pine Flat Portrait Studio, a series of 19 portraits at Harvard’s Sackler museum, made of the kids in the…

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GERRY BERGSTEIN @ GALLERY NAGA

By ARTHUR WHITMAN Among the many paradoxes that pervade Gerry Bergstein’s life and art (and these interpenetrate in myriad ways), perhaps the most central is that of his status in the world of art. He is at once a classic…

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LAURA EVANS @ BOSTON SCULPTORS GALLERY

By CHRISTIAN HOLLAND I don’t know how many times I’ve seen someone describe the volume of his or her headache. Though I can attribute this to Excedrin’s popular, “I’ve got a headache this big” commercial, it is an example of…