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Cai Guo-Qiang, “Sustainable Beauty,” and “Independents”

Cai Guo-Qiang has mounted his two big crocodiles at head height, where you can peer into their snapped open jaws lined with fangs.
Quick impressions
By GREG COOK  |  October 28, 2011

The museum-building boom continues

What's happening at the Gardner and at Harvard
What's happening at the Gardner and at Harvard
By JON GARELICK  |  November 19, 2010

2009: The year in Dance

You could say there were two tremendous forces that propelled dance into the world of modern culture: the Ballets Russes of Serge Diaghilev and the choreography of Merce Cunningham.
Milestones and memories
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  December 25, 2009

Ascending elegies

As we made our way up the ramps of the Guggenheim during the second part of Meredith Monk's Ascension Variations , we encountered a man in red curled up on his side on the floor, cradling a Jew's harp against his teeth.
Meredith Monk at the Guggenheim in New York City
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  March 11, 2009

Review: The International

In lieu of action, character development, or plot, The International offers architecture.
Bank failure
By PETER KEOUGH  |  February 10, 2009

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


Scenes from the city

I missed more things in two and a half days last week than I managed to take in, so whatever I might infer about dance in the New York vortex could have come out a different way if I’d reversed my priorities.
The Kirov at City Center, plus Jerome Robbins, Stephen Petronio, and Cloud Gate
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  April 08, 2008

The new nomadology

We tracked Smith down to find out how the first summer unfolded.
Institute for Doctoral Studies in Visual Arts’ first summer
By CHRIS THOMPSON  |  September 07, 2007

Drawing connections

The Portland Museum of Art’s challenge in presenting an architectural exhibition is akin to the finger that points to the moon.
Experience Frank Lloyd Wright’s work at the PMA
By IAN PAIGE  |  July 11, 2007