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Review: The Clock
"In Switzerland they had brotherly love," he says. "They had 500 years of democracy and peace, and what did that produce? The cuckoo clock."
| October 14, 2011
The MFA pulls out the stops for contemporary art with the Linde Family Wing
A conundrum lies at the heart of the Museum of Fine Arts' Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art, which debuted last weekend: how does a museum showcase a subject it has long neglected?
| September 23, 2011
The Globe vs. The MFA
The Boston Globe's need for a public editor — a reader's advocate of the sort employed by the Globe's corporate parent, the New York Times — once again becomes painfully clear.
Sometimes, even accuracy is misleading
| August 26, 2011
The Globe, The Clock, and the Flip-Flop: How To Fail at Arts Coverage
24 hour party, people? Seriously, what is the Globe arts staff smoking?On Tuesday, the broadsheet published a piece by Geoff Edgers -- the Globe's designated...
| August 19, 2011
If you don't cringe, at least a little bit and maybe a lot, when you see Sean Duffy's Burn Out Sun (2003) — a sculptural starburst of crisscrossing LPs bearing the immortal Sun Records label — then you probably aren't much of a record fan.
| April 15, 2011
"Nature/Artifice" at the RISD Museum (224 Benefit Street, Providence, through February 2010) feels summery, but it's not like lite beach reading. I think it has to do with the one-room show's crisp, fresh feel and the platform full of flip-flops.
'Nature/Artifice' at the RISD Museum
| July 10, 2009
Variations and themes
The technique of the artist isn’t usually the first thing that comes to mind when you see a work — at least not a successful one.
“Webs, Loops, and Skeins” at the RISD Museum
| March 14, 2006
There must be a better word than “graffiti” to describe the site-specific, often text-embracing, street-smart art of the intrepid artists who use their environment as their canvas, plastering buildings, street signs, decaying walls, and skinny lamp posts
“SPOTHUNTERS,” Ryan McGinness, and Christian Marclay
| February 22, 2006
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