Browsing: Volume 1 : Issue #99

Articles Andrew Witkin, untitled, 1997-2007, approximately 54 groupings in assorted media on table, approximately 31 x 96 x 56 inches
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ANDREW WITKIN WINS ICA FOSTER PRIZE

ANDREW WITKIN WINS ICA FOSTER PRIZE By Big Red On January 21st, 2009, the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston announced that Andrew Witkin was the winner of the James and Audrey Foster Prize. Witkin will receive $25,000 and an opportunity for…

Articles Students, faculty and Rose staff stage a sit-in protest
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BRANDEIS STUDENTS: SAVE THE ROSE

BRANDEIS STUDENTS: SAVE THE ROSE By Brian Friedberg & Penelope Taylor The alarming rumors that Brandeis would be deeply affected by the looming economic recession, and the recent Madoff ponzi scheme scandal, set a decidedly anxious tone for the Winter/Spring…

Interviews Liz Prince
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LIZ PRINCE WON’T DRAW YOUR @#$&!

LIZ PRINCE WON’T DRAW YOUR @#$&! By Matthew Nash Liz Prince creates comics that are personal, snarky and endearing. Her recent book, Delayed Replays is now out on Top Shelf, and we recently sat down to talk about comics, wetting the…

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“THE WHITE CUBE”

“THE WHITE CUBE” By Thomas Marquet #42: The problem with tacking art to the wall is that it doesn’t generate any new jobs. Thomas Marquet is a cartoonist, sculptor, and critic, based in Brooklyn, New York, which is an admittedly unoriginal…

Articles Annabel Daou
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ANNABEL DAOU @ THE DAVID WINTON BELL GALLERY

ANNABEL DAOU @ THE DAVID WINTON BELL GALLERY By Jon Petro Linguistics in contemporary art is an amalgamated concept developed to provide additional territory to the diminished landscape of the now obsolete avant-garde. It’s strategically similar to other movements in the…

Articles The Student Teachers. Guess which one is Bill...
Photo by Steve Lombardi
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A REPORT FROM THE PHANTOM ZONE

A REPORT FROM THE PHANTOM ZONE By Steve Aishman “It’s easy to make contemporary art sound stupid— just describe it literally.” – Bill Arning Bill Arning is right about most things and in this case, you can apply the same logic…

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BACKLASH TO BRANDEIS CLOSING THE ROSE

BACKLASH TO BRANDEIS CLOSING THE ROSE By Matthew Nash & Micah J. Malone On Monday, January 26th, The Boston Globe’s Geoff Edgers broke the story that Brandeis University was planning to close down the Rose Art Museum and sell off the…

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BIG RED ON-THE-TOWN: THE ROSE ART MUSEUM

BIG RED ON-THE-TOWN: THE ROSE ART MUSEUM By Big Red Thursday, January 29th, 2009 Candid snaps from a Big RED day on-the-town at a sit-in at Brandeis University to protest the closing of the Rose Art Museum. Photos by Christian Holland

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BIG RED ON-THE-TOWN: FP3 GALLERY

BIG RED ON-THE-TOWN: FP3 GALLERY By Big Red Candid snaps from a Big RED night on-the-town at FP3 Gallery for the opening of “Re-Presented” by Oscar Palacio. FP3 Gallery Note: The title attribution of this exhibition has been corrected and updated.

Articles A green bio-diesel bus, packed with manifesto readers.
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PLATFORM2: MANIFESTO!SLAM

PLATFORM2: MANIFESTO!SLAM By Matthew Nash The banner said “Get on the bus” so we did, sixteen participants in the MANIFESTO!SLAM created by the social activist collaborative Platform2. It was a cold evening but everyone was jubilant, that morning having witnessed the…