Browsing: Volume 1 : Issue #90

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DAVE COLE @ JUDI ROTENBERG GALLERY

DAVE COLE @ JUDI ROTENBERG GALLERY By James Nadeau “There is no war, then, without representation, no sophisticated weaponry without psychological mystification. Weapons are not just tools of destruction but also of perception… “ – Paul Virilio “Military Force is Based…

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STEVE HOLLINGER @ CHASE GALLERY

STEVE HOLLINGER @ CHASE GALLERY By Matthew Nash In five glass tanks, small pods float suspended, occcasionally fluttering. Nearby, a glass cube houses hunks of metal detritus. Broken globes, suspended like a science experiment, are attached to an apparatus that pushes…

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A REPORT FROM THE PHANTOM ZONE

A REPORT FROM THE PHANTOM ZONE By Steve Aishman I have a question for you about child rearing: What do you do about a child who is behaving badly just for the attention? You don’t want to acknowledge the behavior because…

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FALL PREVIEW

FALL PREVIEW By Christian Holland The fall is when Boston returns to its routine. The melancholy season marks the beginning of the familiar discomfort we know as New England weather and, for hundreds of thousands of young Bostonians, it’s back to…

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NATHAN LEWIS @ SETON ART GALLERY

NATHAN LEWIS @ SETON ART GALLERY By Stephen V. Kobasa What if there was painting that mattered? There is an unequivocal answer to this question in the survey of work by Nathan Lewis now on exhibit in West Haven, Connecticut.…

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A SPECIAL COMMENT

A SPECIAL COMMENT By Matthew Nash & Matthew Gamber Since our inception, Big RED & Shiny has always been created by artists as a way to discuss our local community and how it fits into a larger art world. Most…

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INTERVIEW WITH EMILY ISENBERG

INTERVIEW WITH EMILY ISENBERG By Micah J. Malone I got to know Emily Isenberg in our brief but memorable crossover in Portland, OR. I had just moved to town and a mutual friend thought we should meet. This friend however, did…

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BEN SLOAT @ OH+T

BEN SLOAT @ OH+T By Matthew Nash At first glance, it might be easy to dismiss Ben Sloat’s new show “I’m Not Like Other Guys” at O•H+T as a facile obsession with Michael Jackson. In fact, when Sloat first told me…

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AMY MONTALI & JESS T. DUGAN @ GALLERY KAYAFAS

AMY MONTALI & JESS T. DUGAN @ GALLERY KAYAFAS By Matthew Nash Currenlty on view at Gallery Kayafas are two exhibitions of photographs that challenge the stance of the viewer. Amy Montali’s large color photographs, and Jess T. Dugan’s smaller black-and-white…

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BIG RED ON-THE-TOWN: FIRST FRIDAY (PART TWO)

BIG RED ON-THE-TOWN: FIRST FRIDAY (PART TWO) By Big Red Friday September 5th 2008 Candid snaps from a Big RED night on-the-town at First Friday openings in Boston’s Back Bay and South End. “David Moore: Ballinglen” @ Kidder Smith Gallery “Bill…