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Brian Zink, Marisa Martino, and Robin Mandel

Zink's new show, "Assembled" at Howard Yezerski Gallery (460 Harrison Ave, Boston, through February 7), features handsome, hard-edged abstractions assembled from mod, jitterbugging patterns of flat Plexiglass tiles.
By design
By GREG COOK  |  January 13, 2012

SLIDESHOW: Brian Zink, Marisa Martino, and Robin Mandel

On display at the Howard Yezerski Gallery, Hallway Gallery and Laconia Gallery
On display at the Howard Yezerski Gallery, Hallway Gallery and Laconia Gallery
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  January 13, 2012

Autumn blossoms: Our 10 most anticipated art shows this fall

This fall is a season of celebrations and new beginnings as the Museum of Fine Arts opens its new contemporary art wing, the Institute of Contemporary Art turns 75, the Addison Gallery reopens after fixing its roof, and Brandeis's Rose Art Museum re
This season, the galleries are filled with light shows, monster rock and roll, and naked ladies
By GREG COOK  |  September 16, 2011
cyberarts list

The Boston Cyberarts Fest needs a reboot

It's a quiet morning along the Rose Kennedy Greenway when I meet Mark Skwarek — a shaggy-haired New Yorker in a Spider-Man T-shirt and Puma sneakers — to check out his latest project, Occupation Forces.  
By GREG COOK  |  May 06, 2011

Artists probe atrocities, the atmosphere, and yarn

For several months, Georgie Friedman has been collaborating with a couple of friends in Oregon who've been launching high-altitude balloons bearing cameras into the stratosphere. Now the Jamaica Plain artist finally debuts this æsthetic research in her
Research and development
By GREG COOK  |  January 14, 2011

Signs of the Times

Regarding "A Walk on the Wild Side" , about the "Boston Combat Zone: 1969–1978" exhibit at the Howard Yezerski Gallery: the complete Naked i sign is owned by neon collector Dave Waller, who lent the Yezerski one section of it.
Letters to the Boston editor, March 5, 2010
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  March 05, 2010


Slideshow: Boston's Combat Zone and Burlesque (NSFW!)

Images from Boston's Combat Zone at Howard Yezerski Gallery and the "Henry Horenstein: Show" at Walker.
Images from “Boston Combat Zone: 1969–1978” at Howard Yezerski Gallery and “Henry Horenstein: Show” at Walker Contemporary
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  February 19, 2010

A walk on the wild side

Everyone looks so weary in Howard Yezerski Gallery's gritty documentary photos of Boston's dear departed Combat Zone from 1969 to 1978. The year's still young, but this glimpse into our past from Roswell Angier, Jerry Berndt, and John Goodman may be one
The Combat Zone, plus burlesque, drag, cross-dressing, and the avant-garde
By GREG COOK  |  February 19, 2010
Combat Zone exhibit at Howard Yezerski Gallery

Combat Zone exhibit at Howard Yezerski Gallery

If you've ever gotten a vague, scuzzy feeling walking downtown around Washington Street, you're probably channeling some history. In the '70s, after all, this was...
By webteam  |  February 10, 2010

2009: The year in Art

The year started off with a kick in the teeth when, in January, Brandeis University announced plans to shutter its Rose Art Museum and sell off its masterpieces.
Saints, sinners, paint
By GREG COOK  |  December 25, 2009


With some contemporary-art spaces holding off on summer programming, June's First Friday celebration at the Harrison Avenue galleries may be the strongest one until the fall season, when both the traffic and the collectors return.
A preview of June's first Friday
By EVAN J. GARZA  |  May 29, 2009



Jamaica Plain's Laurel Sparks has become one of our best local abstract painters, as her new collection of bright, fun, juicy, abstracted chandeliers at Howard Yezerski Gallery attests.
Laurel Sparks at Yezerski, plus Julie Miller, Sheila Gallagher, Darren Foote, and Michael Ellis
By GREG COOK  |  February 20, 2009

Inside the box

"Young people, and artists especially, respond to authenticity. And whether he's just very good at seeming authentic or whether he's really authentic, I think he has a lot of us convinced."
Shepard Fairey at the ICA and a preview of February's First Friday
By EVAN J. GARZA  |  January 13, 2009

Drawing to a close

With the end of the 2008 art season quickly approaching, the following South End shows offer a last chance to squeeze in some high-class viewing.
Lalla Essaydi at Howard Yezerski, Julia Featheringill and Barbara Gallucci at Carroll And Sons
By EVAN GARZA  |  December 15, 2008

The great Boston art shakeout

By September, the Harrison Avenue gallery district seemed to have become a zombie, stiffly stumbling forward, as the citywide exhibit-space upheaval that began this past spring caught up with the neighborhood.
Ten local galleries closed this year. Where are we going?
By BY GREG COOK  |  November 12, 2008


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


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
By CHRISTOPHER MILLIS  |  August 07, 2007

Conversations wanted

Just what is cyberarts?
The Boston Cyberarts Festival looks for interactive
By CHRISTOPHER MILLIS  |  April 17, 2007

Summer daze

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
By CHRISTOPHER MILLIS  |  July 05, 2006

Two provocateurs

More goes on in a single John O’Reilly photo collage than in the entirety of most museum and gallery exhibits. He’s inexhaustible; there’s no way to take everything in.
John O’Reilly’s devout blasphemies; Ruth Daniels’s kinky abstractions
By CHRISTOPHER MILLIS  |  April 13, 2006