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Decay, exposed

Bill Daniel's images and items lament a fallen society
Bill Daniel doesn't call the landlord when there's a hole in the roof. He just turns the damn house into a boat.
By: NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  August 11, 2010

Shabti, Mythology, Scalpel at Flask Lounge, July 26

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We're not sure if this particular Metal Monday at Flask was a happy accident or the start of a new (sorta-) weekly event, but the little ring-shaped bar makes a fine host for the loud and bleak, and free shows like these gather a particular type of steam.
By: NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  July 28, 2010


Bright lines

A group show of abstract art at the June Fitzpatrick
The task of abstraction is never complete. At the very least, there will always be less stuff to represent.
By: NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  July 20, 2010


Wild animals

Multi-artist menagerie at Whitney Art Works
Showing the work of four bleakly conceptual visual artists in bold, animalistic explorations, Whitney Art Works's "Kingdom" is a weird dominion indeed.
By: NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  July 14, 2010

Ted Leo & the Pharmacists at SPACE Gallery | June 19

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There's something strangely New England about Ted Leo.
By: NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  July 07, 2010


Grin and bear it

Derek Jackson's portraits of large men
If you thought you knew how to spot a bear, think again. Derek Jackson's 10 fabric portraits may have made the definition a little fuzzier.
By: NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  June 25, 2010


Homer's home

The PMA shows the Maine coastal artist at work
A hundred years after his death, Winslow Homer is still making waves.
By: NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  June 16, 2010


Thesis defense

 MECA’s MFA students strut their stuff
Encompassing a broad range of themes, media, and levels of participation, each set of works in this year’s Maine College of Art exhibition by nine thesis-level Master’s of Fine Arts students achieves its own world and requires a separate toolkit to process and unpack.
By: NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  May 26, 2010


More than black and white

‘Drawing’ at Icon explores the power of line
In “Drawing,” the spare, residential Icon gallery offers the work of 13 Maine artists on intimate display.
By: NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  May 19, 2010


Quivering timbers

A suspended forest in Brunswick
What’s a tree without roots? Usually it’s the kitchen cabinet or a sheaf of inkjet paper, but for Maine artist Jacob Galle, the answer is a lot less complicated.
By: NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  April 28, 2010


The other LA

Danny Jauregui brings the Left Coast to Bowdoin
“Absent the Center” is a collection from two of Danny Jauregui’s most recent series of works investigating social space, both are deeply rooted in a cultural and historical context specific to Los Angeles.
By: NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  April 21, 2010

Krallice, Ocean, Ludicra, AoK Suicide Forest

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At Geno’s, April 16
By: NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  April 21, 2010


Deep blue

Grace DeGennaro’s ‘Indigo’ at Aucocisco
If you’re going to explore the cosmos, better do it at night.
By: NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  March 31, 2010


Island ventures

USM show uncovers Peaks
Living on an island can be like living in your parents’ basement.
By: NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  March 24, 2010

Cloven Dozer + Kaveldt + AoK Suicide Forest

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At Geno’s, March 19
By: NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  March 24, 2010


Chatroulette: New online intelligence

Navigating humanity
Think of the history of online chat as you would the arc of a young American’s life.
By: NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  February 25, 2010
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