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Scavenged sculpture and Dead Sea scrolls: 10 heady spring exhibits blooming in New England galleries

In Barry McGee's art, you'll find traces of influences lifted from thrift stores, tramp art, skating, punk, surfing, and Bay Area murals and psychedelia.

By GREG COOK  |  March 01, 2013
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An avalanche of summer art exhibits

While New England winters are often cause to forget certain colors even exist, summer around here is easily the best season for mind expansion.
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By ARIEL SHEARER  |  June 08, 2012
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Slideshow: Andy Goldsworthy and Ursula von Rydingsvard at the DeCordova

The DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum hosts two new artists' installations starting May 29, 2011: Andy Goldsworthy's "Snow" and sculptures by Ursula von Rydingsvard.
DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum | Installations from May 29, 2011
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  June 03, 2011
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DeCordova looks ahead with Andy Goldsworth and Ursula von Rydingsvard

Goldsworthy straddles land art and environmental art.  
Digging in
By GREG COOK  |  June 03, 2011
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Too much of a good thing in museums and galleries this Spring

This spring brings major exhibits by three of the biggest names in contemporary art.
Big Three plus
By GREG COOK  |  March 18, 2011
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Slideshow: 'Seductive Subversion' at Tufts, '24/7' at DeCordova

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.
Women and Welty
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  February 11, 2011


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Women and 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 stu
Giving women Pop artists their due, plus Rachel Perry Welty
By GREG COOK  |  February 11, 2011
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Weather reports

One of the great themes in America is nostalgia for the "good old days," which flame into being and then fade into the distance.
Landscape nostalgia, plus climate, the nature of community, and drawing show #21
By GREG COOK  |  October 09, 2009
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Pottery, Potter, mummies, and a 'Rare Bird'

The art of 2000 BC Egypt, visions from the Iraq War and AIDS activism, and the magic of a digital technology and Harry Potter make up the highlights of Boston's autumn art calendar.
Museums and galleries gather their objets d'art
By GREG COOK  |  September 18, 2009