bestnom1000x50

Helen Molesworth

Latest Articles

feathelenmolesworth_list

Helen Molesworth's moment

The ICA curator prepares for a bold new show — and a new way of thinking about art history.

By GREG COOK  |  November 09, 2012
Fall-AIDS_list

Futures past

Since the 1980s, the art world has acted as if it wanted to forget that the Neo-Expressionist, greed-is-good, Christian, pastel-preppy conservatism of that decade ever happened.
This will have been' at the ICA Boston, November 15–March 3
By GREG COOK  |  September 21, 2012
022_horn_list

Cube root

"I've been told it's the largest single piece of glass in the world," Helen Molesworth, the Institute of Contemporary Art's new chief curator, said at a press preview last week.
Roni Horn at the ICA, Andrea Fraser at Harvard
By GREG COOK  |  February 26, 2010
0910_tob_list

Casting spells

In 1915, Harvard University and Museum of Fine Arts archæologists digging in a rocky cliff at Deir el-Bersha unearthed the 4000-year-old tomb of the Djehutynakhts, an ancient Egyptian governor and his wife.
Tomb 10A at the MFA; ACT UP at Harvard
By GREG COOK  |  October 23, 2009
listM&G_Davey-Copperhead01

Lighting up

Poor Abraham Lincoln.
Moyra Davey at the Fogg, ‘Two or Three Things I Know about Her’ at the Carpenter Center, and Arno Rafael Minkkinen at BU
By RANDI HOPKINS  |  February 19, 2008
listcliff_evans_still_from_

Apocalypse now

Empyrean is one of the rare Internet-inspired pieces with rich, complex, coherent form.
Cliff Evans at the Gardner, Félix González-Torres at Harvard
By GREG COOK  |  November 15, 2007