George Grosz

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Review: ''Conversations'' at West Side Arts; plus, Tayo Heuser

William Schaff's art is full of bloody warmongers, flaming demons, terminally ill patients, ecstatic saints, and drunks vomiting up heaps of emaciated bodies.
Darkness and light
By GREG COOK  |  June 03, 2011

Review: 'European Drawings' at the Portland Museum of Art

"European Drawings" is the Portland Museum of Art's contribution to "Where to Draw the Line: the Maine Drawing Project," a year-long series of historical and contemporary drawing exhibitions at 16 Maine galleries and art institutions.
Historic drawings sketch the way to greater art
By NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  April 01, 2011

Jazz on paper

A gem of a show, two shows really, has quietly appeared at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.
Romare Bearden's improv collage
By KEN GREENLEAF  |  October 23, 2009

Robert Crumb at MassArt

R. Crumb's Underground at MassArt
The beast in me
By GREG COOK  |  February 03, 2009

Interview: Art Spiegelman

"When you don't understand a painting, you assume you're stupid. When you don't understand a cartoon, you assume the cartoonist is stupid."
Drawing conclusions
By MIKE MILIARD  |  November 13, 2008


“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


Abu Ghraib as art

The photographs of grotesque prisoner abuses at Abu Ghraib, so shocking when they surfaced two years ago, have since been reproduced so many times that their power to devastate has diminished. Slideshow: Daniel Heyman's prints of Abu Ghraib prison det
By MIKE MILIARD  |  July 26, 2006


Art — like music, physics, literature, dance, and other creative pursuits — rarely springs forth from the imagination in its final form. 
Artists’ notebooks at the Fogg, issues of extinction at the Gardner, and ‘Photographing Great Horses’ at the Fitchburg
By RANDI HOPKINS  |  July 19, 2006

Exhibition expedition

Here are 10 exhibits across New England that will keep you happily inside all summer. Summer Guide 2006: Cheap thrills from Bar Harbor to New Haven.
A road trip to sample great art is worth the gas money
By GREG COOK  |  June 14, 2006