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Greatest video-game tragedies of the last decade
Here are some of our favorite anti-victories of the past 10 years, in rough chronological order.
Zeroes from the Aughts
| January 15, 2010
At some point while watching the features in the Harvard Film Archive's "Le Film Maudit" ("cursed films") series — perhaps during the "Circle of Shit" chapter in Pier Paolo Pasolini's SALÒ, OR THE 120 DAYS OF SODOM — you might ask yourself, which is mor
"Le Film Maudit" at the HFA
| July 17, 2009
Art in America
The legend of the Old West's cowboys and Indians, flinty pioneers and buffalo killers, sheriffs and gunslingers started with the tall tales that cowboys themselves told of their glorious exploits.
From the Old West to middle-class guys
| June 19, 2009
Their back pages
An often overlooked factor of Providence's underground art scene that flourished in the decade bookending the start of the millennium was the central place of the zine.
'Book As Post Modern Medium (The Book Show)' at 5 Traverse
| June 05, 2009
Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö's Martin Beck mysteries are back in a fourth American printing.
The Martin Beck mysteries
| December 02, 2008
Life in Hell
Wiharso, who lives in North Kingstown, fills 5 Traverse with a harrowing dance of demons in black silhouettes and ruddy flesh (well, charcoal, acrylic, enamel, and spray paint).
Entang Wiharso and Chris Forgues's harrowing visions
| November 12, 2008
Some weeks Boston has such musical riches, one wouldn’t want to be anywhere else.
Dutoit and Elder at the BSO, Collage’s Berio, Boston Conservatory’s Turn of the Screw, and Kurt Weill at the Gardner and the MFA
| February 21, 2008
Blndsght offers eye-opening art
Watson Atkinson is a dynamic man.
| February 20, 2008
Mediæval morality play
It’s location, location, location for Martin McDonagh.
In Bruges is a good place to be
| February 06, 2008
Not quite eternal
When what’s arguably the world’s best symphony orchestra expectations run high.
Simon Rattle and the Berlin Philharmonic in Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde
| November 26, 2007
Empyrean is one of the rare Internet-inspired pieces with rich, complex, coherent form.
Cliff Evans at the Gardner, Félix González-Torres at Harvard
| November 15, 2007
Salons of summer
I’m not sure when the word “salon” started to mean an all-inclusive sampling of a gallery’s artists.
Group shows at the Berenberg and the Pepper, flowers and Fox at Howard Yezerski
| August 07, 2007
It’s an art-world misconception that, to champion local art, you have to grade on a curve.
The 2007 DeCordova Annual Exhibition
| May 08, 2007
One of the invigorating qualities of summer art shows in Boston is their relative playfulness. Slideshow: Images from the galleries
Cool pickin’s on Newbury Street and in the South End
| July 05, 2006
You wouldn’t think a painting exhibit of ships and still lifes, landscapes and portraits, primitives and abstractions representing 82 artists and spanning 148 years would hold together in any discernible way.
A sprawling show at the Peabody Essex
| June 14, 2006
All in your head
Patrick Corrigan’s current show at Fort Nest on India Street originates with the artist’s experience as part of a demolition crew in various Portland apartment buildings.
The interior worlds of Patrick Corrigan on display at Fort Nest
| March 08, 2006
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