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Alternative universe

In the 1930s and '40s, Boston painters developed a moody, mythic realism. They mixed social satire with depictions of street scenes, Biblical scenes, and mystical symbolic narratives, all of it darkened by the shadow of the Great Depression and World W
Boston Expressionism in context
By GREG COOK  |  December 18, 2009
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Toy stories

Tokyo photographer Noaki Honjo turns Japanese metropolises into adorable li’l things.
In the galleries, artists keep their distance
By GREG COOK  |  May 28, 2008
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‘Beings’ there

In the front window of Stairwell Gallery sit Leif Goldberg’s life-sized coyote-man marionette and some of Erin Rosenthal’s Garbage Dancers .
New exhits at the Stairwell, Bannister, and URI galleries
By GREG COOK  |  March 19, 2008
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Potpourri

In Carolee Schneemann's 1975 performance Interior Scroll, she stood naked and read about sexism from a three-foot-long strip of paper that she pulled out of her vagina.
Naked ladies, bearded ladies, naked dolls, and more
By GREG COOK  |  October 23, 2007