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SLIDESHOW: ''Marsden Hartley: Soliloquy in Dogtown'' + Cristi Rinklin's ''Diluvial''

''Marsden Hartley: Soliloquy in Dogtown'' is at the Cape Ann Museum through October 14. Cristi Rinklin's ''Diluvial'' is at the Currier Museum of Art through September 9.
Through October 14 + through September 9
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  July 13, 2012

Hartley’s Gloucester; plus, Cristi Rinklin

Marsden Hartley returned to Gloucester in 1931 like so many traditional painters making the summer pilgrimage to the city's shores and fishing wharves, except he was part of Alfred Stieglitz's Modernist circle in New York, had imbibed French Cubism in Pa
Dogtown genius
By GREG COOK  |  July 13, 2012

Slideshow: The MCC Awards at Tufts, 'Flourish' at MassArt, and 'The Cave Project'

Greg Cook presents his pictures of 'The Cave Project,' alongside works from The MCC Awards exhibit at Tufts University Art Gallery, and 'Flourish' at MassArt.
Gallery 263, Tufts University Art Gallery, and Mass Art
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  July 15, 2011

Ah, painting!

“Big Bang! Abstract Painting for the 21st Century” rounds up 15 painters who reinvigorate abstraction by drawing inspiration and imagery from computers, stars and constellations, quantum physics, data mapping, the Internet, genetics, squiggly microscopic
At the DeCordova, abstraction is new again
By GREG COOK  |  January 29, 2007

Karma chameleon

“Kesa” is the term for the traditional, oblong prayer robes worn by Buddhist monks in Japan — and this spiritually rich garment is the subject of Betsy Sterling Benjamin’s “A Sense of Place, an Artist's Tribute to the Seven Continents,” which opens at th
‘A Sense of Place’ at the Peabody Essex Museum, a guided tour of the ‘MFA Thesis Exhibition’ at Tufts, and the last Mad Dash at Green Street
By RANDI HOPKINS  |  December 12, 2006

Around the edges

Focus and framing, two devices that help us zoom in on what we are interested in looking at, and to filter out what we would rather not see, are critical tools not only for artists but for humans in general, as we make our way through a visually complex
‘Boundaries and Infinities’ in Lawrence, ‘Medicine Wheel’ and the Rhys Gallery in the South End
By RANDI HOPKINS  |  November 15, 2006