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Sign painter: Los Angeles painter Ed Ruscha
There's no denying that Los Angeles painter Ed Ruscha is one of the preeminent artists of the past half-century. But do I have to like him?
| March 22, 2013
Looking good: Upcoming art exhibits
Vaginas, posters, Ronald McDonald, grayed rainbows, and porcelain feature in our 10 most anticipated exhibitions of the winter.
| December 28, 2012
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
I wanna rock
In 1982, a group of local hardcore punk bands released what would turn out to be a landmark compilation album, This Is Boston, Not L.A.
LaMontagne’s vision for Boston art
| December 09, 2008
Journey to the surface of the Earth
Looking at the landscape brings out the artist in everyone.
Landscape anew at Mass MoCA, ‘Exposure’ at the PRC, Dana Clancy at the Danforth, and grouped figures at GASP
| May 13, 2008
Next time a smirking subway conductor cackles wickedly while closing the folding doors in your face, don’t get angry.
Reviewing the MBTA’s subterranean aesthetic
| April 30, 2008
Naughty by nature
Landscape has inspired artists as varied as the romantic 19th-century Hudson River School painters and the macho 20th-century Earth Artists.
Spring Arts Preview: Landscape, road trips, weddings, and Spain
| March 10, 2008
Plus, Ed Ruscha and Raymond Pettibon in Worcester
Cameron Jamie grapples with Michael Jackson, hot-dog eating contests, and cranky Klauses at MIT
| May 18, 2007
Early William Wegman videos on YouTube are grainy black-and-white mini-musings on watching and being watched.
William Wegman at the Addison, Ed Ruscha and Raymond Pettibon at WAM, and John Ruskin & friends at the Fogg
| March 27, 2007
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