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Boston After Dark: Glory, Old

Since the national student strike began, the Massachusetts College of Art, on Brookline Avenue in Boston, has undergone a remarkable change.
Posters of protest at Massachusetts College of Art
By THEODORE GROSS  |  May 28, 2010
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Slideshow: Bike cover art contest 2010

Bob Maloney's Experimental Illustration Class competes for the cover spot on the Phoenix 's 2010 Bike Bible
Bob Maloney's Experimental Illustration Class competes for the cover spot on the Phoenix 's 2010 Bike Bible
By BOB MALONEY'S EXPERIMENTAL ILLUSTRATION CLASS  |  May 14, 2010
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Peanut butter on rice cakes

Hope my asshole boss is sick again
Failure
By KARL STEVENS  |  February 12, 2010
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Review: Milton Glaser: To Inform and Delight

In Wendy Keys's extreme hagiography, nobody on earth seems to have a bad word about graphic designer Milton Glaser, either his art or his person.
Smitten with its subject, with good reason.
By GERALD PEARY  |  June 26, 2009
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Various Artists | A Psychedelic Guide to Monsterism Island

Artist, graphic designer, and toy creator Pete Fowler has been instrumental in the rebranding operation the Super Furry Animals have effected on their homeland of Wales.
Lo Recordings (2009)
By GUSTAVO TURNER  |  May 18, 2009
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Printing Portland

Local artists reclaim mass production
Local artists reclaim mass production
By IAN PAIGE  |  February 18, 2009


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Geeky gifts 101

“Smelly Yankee Candle for Grandma? Check. Tie for Dad? Got it. Toy dump truck for Tommy? Yup. Man, this holiday shopping stuff is easy. Now, who’s next? . . . Um. . . Hmmm.”
An introduction to buying things you don’t completely understand
By GEORGIANA COHEN  |  December 08, 2008
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Slideshow: Ski Cover Art Contest

Art submissions for the cover of the Phoenix's Ski supplement
 Phoenix readers vie for Ski cover prize
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  November 24, 2008
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Bicyclists to spell support for Obama

There are the usual ways of spelling out your support for a candidate, and then there’s this weekend’s “Bike Write for Obama.”  
Election cycle
By GREG COOK  |  October 09, 2008
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Distinctive design

In 1969, Malcolm Grear Designers was hired by New York’s Guggenheim Museum to develop a new graphic identity for the institution.
Malcolm Grear at RIC; plus, Roger Mayer’s ‘Soundless’
By GREG COOK  |  April 08, 2008
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Mega-deluxe edition

Last week, Trent Reznor shocked fans and industry types with the surprise on-line release of a new instrumental album, Ghosts I-IV .
The Big Hurt: Trent Reznor pushes the premium fabric-bound envelope
By DAVID THORPE  |  March 10, 2008


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Good fellows

It stirs up feelings about real estate development, home, fortresses, and safety. 
The RISCA showcase; plus, Jon Laustsen
By GREG COOK  |  February 20, 2008
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On the table

“PASS•PORT: identity in the information age” was the theme of this year’s DesignInquiry.
A talk with DesignInquiry’s Margo Halverson
By CHRIS THOMPSON  |  June 27, 2007
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Sticking it to the man

In 1969, Harvard University students rallied to support the creation of a black-studies program and protest the Vietnam War, the presence of ROTC on campus, and the university’s expansion into surrounding communities.
Five centuries of protest art at Harvard
By BY GREG COOK  |  January 02, 2007
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Academic (im)prints

The Bowdoin Alumni Printmaking Exhibition at ICON Contemporary Art in Brunswick is the perfect primer for the array of talent emerging from the Bowdoin College campus.
Young artists-to-watch exhibit in Brunswick
By IAN PAIGE  |  November 21, 2006
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Eye cartography

Anna Hepler, proprietor of the Map Room at 58 Fore Street, teaches printmaking at Bowdoin College but continues to live and create in Portland.
Michael Kolster at the Map Room
By IAN PAIGE  |  August 02, 2006


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Slideshow: Bike cover art contest 2009

Several students from Bob Maloney's Experimental Illustration Class at MassArt competed in the contest and Allison Bamcat won.
Bob Maloney's Experimental Illustration Class competes for the cover spot on the Phoenix's Bike supplement
By BOB MALONEY'S EXPERIMENTAL ILLUSTRATION CLASS  |  January 01, 1900