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Slideshow: Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol: Pop Politics, Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, NH, September 27 – January 4
Andy Warhol: Pop Politics, Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, NH, September 27 – January 4
By:  |  November 05, 2008


Political Andy?

Warhol's court-painter years; plus doodling at the Rose
Was Andy Warhol more politically engaged than he's given credit for?
By: GREG COOK  |  November 06, 2008


Chan we can believe in

Paul Chan at the Carpenter Center, ‘Keeping Time’ at the PRC, Julia Hechtman at Artists Foundation, Inaugural Exhibition at Walker Contemporary
If you’ve visited the Institute of Contemporary Art at any point in the last few years — in either of its physical incarnations — there’s a good chance you’ve seen Paul Chan’s work.  
By: EVAN J. GARZA  |  October 29, 2008


Radical chic

Shepard Fairey posters Harvard Square
“The gallery system relies on supply and demand, and I created a demand for my work by doing street art.”  
By: GREG COOK  |  October 31, 2008


Photos: Rachel Whiteread exhibit at the MFA

Photos from Rachel Whiteread's exhibit at the MFA
Photos from Rachel Whiteread's exhibit at the MFA
By: RACHEL WHITEREAD  |  October 28, 2008


On the move

Andrew Neumann at the Axiom Center, Cristina Toro at LaMontagne Gallery, Taylor Davis at Samson Projects
Boston’s fall art season is in full swing, and contemporary spaces all over the city are eager to follow up on their fall kickoff shows.  
By: EVAN J. GARZA  |  November 11, 2008



Rachel Whiteread’s dollhouse village at the MFA, Erwin Redl’s red-light district at Emerson
The installation is a bit of a shift for Whiteread, who’s best known for making plaster, rubber, resin, or concrete casts of old used mattresses, a staircase, the entire interior of rooms.  
By: GREG COOK  |  October 27, 2008


Styrofoam sorcery

Tara Donovan's mad-scientist magic invades the ICA
They seem like something dreamed up by a mad-scientist Martha Stewart tinkering in her cellar late at night.  
By: GREG COOK  |  October 22, 2008


Boys’ life

Childhood play becomes macho in Boston galleries
The art features boy toys (no dolls, thank you very much), gadgets, and secret clubhouses.  
By: GREG COOK  |  October 15, 2008


Photos: RISD's Chace Center

Images from Rhode Island School of Design's new museum
Images from Rhode Island School of Design's new museum
By: FLINT BORN  |  September 26, 2008


Just a little bit

‘Lossless’ at The Sert Gallery, ‘Overflow’ at Laconia Gallery, Garry Knox Bennett at the Fuller, and String-Theory-inspired art and music at NESAD
Digital-era experimental filmmakers occupy a rich and interesting place in relation to the new technology available to them.
By: RANDI HOPKINS  |  September 23, 2008


Generation gap

"Black Womanhood" at Wellesley College’s Davis Museum and Cultural Center
It’s an uneven show with a dour vision that leaves a mediciny taste in your mouth — and, I think, offers signs of a generation gap among curators.
By: GREG COOK  |  September 23, 2008


When the red, red robin . . .

‘Language Of Color’ at the Harvard Museum of Natural History, ‘Speaker Project’ at MassArt, Cathy McLaurin at Montserrat
This exhibit explores the basic nature of color and its relationship to survival and pleasure in the world.
By: RANDI HOPKINS  |  September 17, 2008


Stone age

Assyrians get their war on at the MFA
The works range from the ninth to the seventh century BC, when Assyria dominated the Near East, ruling lands from present-day Iran to Israel to Egypt.
By: GREG COOK  |  September 16, 2008


Slideshow: Art and Empire at the MFA

Images from "Art and Empire" at the MFA
Images from "Art and Empire: Treasures from Assyria" at the Museum of Fine Arts, September 21-January 4, 2009
By: PHOENIX STAFF  |  September 18, 2008


Dollhouses and dream states

Memory, sound, time, and toothpicks define the season
Autumn highlights in the museums and the galleries.
By: RANDI HOPKINS  |  September 11, 2008


The nature of the beast

Kevin Hooyman’s ‘Dark Walk’ at Proof, ‘The Exquisite Line’ at BU, ‘Material Meditation’ at The New Art Center
In the world of graphic novelist Kevin Hooyman, whose show opens at Proof Gallery on September 13, packed line drawings take you deep into strange and fantastical scenes.
By: RANDI HOPKINS  |  September 10, 2008


Yes, but why?

Bumpkin Island puzzler
Isolation was part of the challenge.
By: IAN SANDS  |  September 03, 2008


I am I said

‘Empire and Its Discontents’ and more at Tufts; ‘Re-View’ and visiting faculty at Harvard; GASP’s Fourth Anniversary
Tufts University Art Gallery presents “Empire And Its Discontents,” which opens September 15 with work by 11 artists tied to previously colonized regions in the Middle East, North Africa, and South Asia.
By: RANDI HOPKINS  |  September 03, 2008


Photos: The '68 Democratic Convention

Images from the exhibit "The Whole World Was Watching" at Panopticon Gallery
Images from the exhibit "The Whole World Was Watching" at Panopticon Gallery
By: RON POWNALL  |  August 27, 2008


Time bombs

‘Atomic Afterimage’ at Bu, Foreclosures and Risk Structures at MIT, and the Cultural DMZ At Simmons
Timely new exhibitions look at the lust for power and risky business.
By: RANDI HOPKINS  |  August 27, 2008

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