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New works by Monica Shinn and Allison Paschke

Providence artist Monica Shinn's paintings at Buonaccorsi + Agniel (1 Sims Ave, #102, Providence, through November 3) feel something like diaries.
Capturing a feeling
By GREG COOK  |  October 12, 2012
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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?
Playing catch-up
By GREG COOK  |  September 23, 2011
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Photos: Scenes from the opening of the Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art

The Museum of Fine Arts expanded its already-impressive repertoire this weekend when it unveiled the much-anticipated Linde Family Wing For Contemporary Art with a 24-hour-long celebration.
From the grand opening of the Museum of Fine Arts's new wing
By JOEL VEAK  |  September 23, 2011
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Wizards and masterpieces

At “Harry Potter: The Exhibition” at the Museum of Science, when a robed attendant places the sorting hat on a visitor’s head and soon after a door whooshes open to reveal the Hogwarts Express, you find yourself filled with the kind of giddy expectation
Harry Potter at the Museum of Science, and another look at the Rose
By GREG COOK  |  November 06, 2009
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It Does Come Easy

Ringo Starr was the best artist in the Beatles. And, I believe, the best artist to appear on Shining Time Station too. (Sorry, George Carlin.) It feels really weird to say, but it's the undisputable conclusion I drew from seeing "Ringo Starr — Artist"
Ringo Starr At Chabot, Quinn Taylor At Stairwell
By GREG COOK  |  June 19, 2009
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Slideshow: Final moments at the Rose?

Photos from what could be the final days at the Rose Art Museum

By JOEL VEAK  |  May 15, 2009


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Will Brandeis sell out the Rose?

Will Brandeis take the money and run?
As the clock ticks down, the world-renowned museum confronts the art of survival
By GREG COOK  |  May 15, 2009
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Brandeis shutters art museum

Late Monday afternoon, Brandeis University informed leaders of its Rose Art Museum that it would close the institution this summer and auction off the more than 6000 pieces in its renowned collection, which includes major works by Andy Warhol, Robert R
Bloom off the Rose
By GREG COOK  |  January 28, 2009
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Id vicious

Money is a dominant topic of conversation in the art world even when there isn’t a global financial crisis.
The Museum School Art Sale at SMFA, ‘Sex, Drugs and Rock + Roll’ at Steven Zevitas Gallery
By EVAN J. GARZA  |  November 13, 2008
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Acquiring minds

Given that virtually every activity in our lives is experienced through purchases, the exhibition’s focus on branding is sure to resonate with those of us facing post-holiday bills.
‘Branded and On Display’ and Iván Navarro at Tufts, David Ording and Ledelle Moe at BU
By RANDI HOPKINS  |  January 08, 2008
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Tempo tantrum

In 2008, the fourth dimension, time, steps to the fore in the art world.
Artists mess with time, re-enact art history, and hop up on stage in ’08
By RANDI HOPKINS  |  December 26, 2007


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Land ho!

The Los Angeles site of the Center for Land Use Interpretation keeps a low physical profile.
Matthew Coolidge at the Carpenter Center, ‘Ana Maria Pacheco’ at the Danforth, and the December Sale at the SMFA
By RANDI HOPKINS  |  November 27, 2007
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Ellsworth Kelly: Fragments

The shapes and lines of Kelly’s big, bright, flat-color abstractions are, it turns out, taken from life.
Changing the way we see
By JON GARELICK  |  November 20, 2007
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The hollow man

The Swiss artist John Armleder fancies himself a slippery shape shifter.
John M. Armleder at Brandeis, plus Fernand Léger at Harvard
By GREG COOK  |  May 25, 2007
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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
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Bookworms

“Under Cover” is one of those lucid, edifying shows the Harvard museums excel at.
Sketchbooks at Harvard, dead bird at the Gardner
By GREG COOK  |  August 28, 2006