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Following the evidence

‘CSI’ at the Museum of Science, plus Tom Sachs at Brandeis
“CSI: The Experience,” like a B-movie, is best if you don’t think too hard about it.
By: GREG COOK  |  December 09, 2007

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Promise deferred

The new ICA’s visual arts at one year
Last December 10, the Institute of Contemporary Art moved to brand new digs on the South Boston waterfront, tripling its exhibition space in the process.
By: GREG COOK  |  December 09, 2007

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Sketch artists

The BCA’s ‘20th Drawing Show,’ plus Little Lulu
A man with an ax walks out onto ice crusting over part of a pond and proceeds to chop a wavy line.
By: GREG COOK  |  December 09, 2007

New gallery opens on Providence’s industrial waterfront

Citywatch
In late August, a new art gallery opened in a storefront in a warehouse at 200 Allens Ave.
By: GREG COOK  |  November 19, 2007

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The kids aren’t all right

Unsettling photographs at the Bell Gallery
Children inhabit strange synthetic worlds in the exhibition “KIDS” at Brown University’s Bell Gallery.
By: GREG COOK  |  November 13, 2007

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Apocalypse now

Cliff Evans at the Gardner, Félix González-Torres at Harvard
Empyrean is one of the rare Internet-inspired pieces with rich, complex, coherent form.
By: GREG COOK  |  November 15, 2007



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From a distance

Intriguing glimpses of China at URI
In “China seen by . . ." 14 photographers reflect and try to make sense of the industrial dynamo that is China today.
By: GREG COOK  |  November 06, 2007

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Girls, girls, girls

Japanese ukiyo-e paintings and more at the MFA
Around 1600, after a century of civil wars, Japan settled into an era of relative peace under the samurai warriors of Edo (present-day Tokyo).
By: GREG COOK  |  November 06, 2007

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Faux and Fabulous

Kenneth Jay Lane’s classy costume jewelry at the RISD Museum
Lane seems forever a child of the ’60s: psychedelia, India, and all that.
By: GREG COOK  |  October 30, 2007

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Potpourri

Naked ladies, bearded ladies, naked dolls, and more
In Carolee Schneemann's 1975 performance Interior Scroll, she stood naked and read about sexism from a three-foot-long strip of paper that she pulled out of her vagina.
By: GREG COOK  |  October 23, 2007

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Nun-sense

The dazzling art of Boston’s Sister Corita
The question that arises when you consider the dazzling screenprints of the late Boston artist Sister Corita Kent is: how could an artist so good be so ignored?
By: GREG COOK  |  October 23, 2007



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Going underground

The hidden quality of the Providence art scene is a big part of what sets it apart
The project in which Michael Townsend and seven collaborators created a secret apartment at Providence Place began as an adventure in which four friends tried to live in the mall for a week.
By: GREG COOK  |  October 10, 2007

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Learning to fly

Kerry Stuart Coppin’s images of Africa and beyond
“I look at the picture,” Coppin tells me, “and what I think of is how Africa has been picked clean by European colonialism.”
By: GREG COOK  |  October 09, 2007

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Ready for war?

Claire Beckett looks for the 'human level'
Private Dan Floyd lays face and belly in mud during basic training at Fort Knox in Kentucky.
By: GREG COOK  |  October 02, 2007

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Sounding off

Nick Cave’s wearable mash-ups
Chicago artist Nick Cave (no, not the musician) remembers the Rodney King beating as a turning point in his artwork.
By: GREG COOK  |  October 03, 2007

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Take it to the streets

Mexican street graphics at MassArt
“¡Sensacional! Mexican Street Graphics" is a funhouse of brilliantly clunky handmade Mexican street art.
By: GREG COOK  |  October 02, 2007



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Mortification of the flesh

'Global Feminisms' turns sexism inward
“Global Feminisms” at Wellesley College’s Davis Museum could be one of the most important exhibits of the year.
By: GREG COOK  |  September 26, 2007

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Sound and silence

Old and new images meet at the RISD Museum
The RISD exhibit reminds us that filmmakers at the forefront of the medium have been consistently drawn to the novelty of the medium.
By: GREG COOK  |  September 18, 2007

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Locomotion commotion

Trains at the DeCordova, the Kabakovs’ Utopia at Tufts
The DeCordova Museum’s “Trainscape: Installation Art for Model Railroads” is a great, wild, flawed 14-artist circus.
By: GREG COOK  |  September 18, 2007

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Bubblicious

Yumi Kori’s “Jukai” transforms Brown’s Bell Gallery
Yumi Kori’s installation “Jukai" is a magical bubbly midnight wonderland.
By: GREG COOK  |  September 12, 2007

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A case of identity

'Pollock Matters' at Boston College
In 2002, the year after his mother died, as Alex Matter tells it, he found a brown paper package in his father’s storage locker on Long Island.
By: GREG COOK  |  September 04, 2007


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