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Photos: Ancient weaponry at the Higgins Armory Museum

Higgins Armory Museum | February 12, 2011
Ancient weaponry on display at the Higgins Armory Museum.
By: DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  February 15, 2011

Mornin Old Sport

Yes.Oui.Si shows DIY show-space potential

Out: Affirmative art
A new multimedia art space on Vancouver Street run by a trio of twentysomethings, Yes.Oui.Si has the feel of one of the mixed-media collages that decorate its walls.  
By: LIZ PELLY  |  February 16, 2011


Slideshow: 'Seductive Subversion' at Tufts, '24/7' at DeCordova

Women and Welty
Images from two art exhibits, "Seductive Subversion: Women Pop Artists 1958-1968" at the Tufts University Art Gallery and Rachel Perry Welty's "24/7" at DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum.
By: PHOENIX STAFF  |  February 10, 2011

woman vacuuming pop art by Martha Rosler

Women and Welty

Giving women Pop artists their due, plus Rachel Perry Welty
"I was just compulsively doing these things when my son went to sleep," Martha Rosler recalls of her 1960s collages of photos and magazine clippings. "Having a child meant that you were not a serious person. It meant that you were willing to give up studio time for nappy time."
By: GREG COOK  |  February 10, 2011


Artists probe atrocities, the atmosphere, and yarn

Research and development
For several months, Georgie Friedman has been collaborating with a couple of friends in Oregon who've been launching high-altitude balloons bearing cameras into the stratosphere. Now the Jamaica Plain artist finally debuts this æsthetic research in her show at Carroll and Sons.
By: GREG COOK  |  January 11, 2011


10 must-visit New England art exhibits for early 2011

Gorey's "Enigmas," La Farge's Tahiti, Fig's studios, Perry Welty's voicemail
During the icy months of the gray heart of the Boston winter, art offers a chance for you to travel to the balmy South Seas and, via a brainy conceptual artist, the streets of Mexico City. Winter shows also offer a chance to travel through history, from Rembrandt to overlooked women Pop Artists, from early computer art to Edward Gorey's gothic whimsies.
By: GREG COOK  |  December 29, 2010


Top 10 New England Art Exhibits of 2010

Art – and art spaces — of all sizes
Art – and art spaces — of all sizes
By: GREG COOK  |  December 28, 2010


Drawn together: The MFA's 'Fresh Ink'

Plus Neal Rantoul and 'Boston Does Boston'
The Museum of Fine Arts' "Fresh Ink: Ten Takes on Chinese Tradition" exhibit sounds like a cool idea.
By: GREG COOK  |  December 15, 2010


MFA reinstates women's art prize

By: GREG COOK  |  December 08, 2010


Slideshow: Paint Pens in Purses [NSFW]

The all-female art collective releases its first book
The all-female art collective releases its first book
By: PAINT PENS IN PURSES  |  November 29, 2010


Streetcraft and stagecraft

Mark Bradford's LA, Triiibe's Eden
Mark Bradford's LA, Triiibe's Eden
By: GREG COOK  |  November 23, 2010


Photos: The MFA opens its new Art of the Americas wing

An opening-weekend tour of the MFA's new Art of the Americas Wing
Malcolm Rogers welcomes the public into the new space on November 20, 2010.
By: KELSEY MARIE BELL  |  November 24, 2010


The museum-building boom continues

What's happening at the Gardner and at Harvard
What's happening at the Gardner and at Harvard
By: JON GARELICK  |  November 20, 2010


Photos: From the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum construction

 Scenes from construction site of the new wing of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
 Scenes from construction site of the new wing of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
By: JAMES CHOCA  |  November 22, 2010


OMFG: The new MFA

Great finds — and what's still missing
The completion of the Museum of Fine Arts' new 121,307-square-foot Art of the Americas Wing, which opens Saturday (with a free community day), is an America-the-beautiful, knock-your-socks-off survey of great art.
By: GREG COOK  |  November 17, 2010


Slideshow: Yamile Pardo and Edel Bordon at Galeria Cubana

Yamile Pardo and Edel Bordon | Galeria Cubana | Through December 12, 2010
Husband and wife Edel Bordon and Yamile Pardo showcase their artwork at Galeria Cubana through December 12, 2010.
By: YAMILE PARDO AND EDEL BORDON  |  November 15, 2010


Tedium and enchantment

Frances Stark, Bruce Myren, Rebecca Lieberman, and Megan & Murray McMillan
Can it be a good sign when a curator writes that the artist he's featuring in her first US museum survey "has laid bare the creative act in all its tedium and enchantment for over two decades"?
By: GREG COOK  |  November 03, 2010


Kentridge's South Africa and Coe's disasters of war

Plus posters from Hatch
South African artist William Kentridge is often hailed for providing "a vivid history of apartheid and its legacy," as Time said when it named him one of the 100 most influential persons of 2009.
By: GREG COOK  |  October 20, 2010


Slideshow: The Art of Hatch Show Print at Boston University

 "American Letterpress," now through October 31
 "American Letterpress," now through October 31
By: PHOENIX STAFF  |  October 20, 2010

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