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Review: Searching for Sugar Man
An obscure, forgotten singer-songwriter, Sixto Rodriguez was first discovered in a Detroit bar by celebrated producers Dennis Coffey and Mike Theodore in the late '60s.
The freshman film from Malik Bendjelloul
| August 10, 2012
Review: Crazy Horse
In La Danse — The Paris Opera Ballet , Frederick Wiseman looked behind the scenes at a revered dance institution. In his new documentary he examines a dance institution of a different sort, the cabaret bar of the title, a Parisian pop-cultural icon a
Wiseman behind the scenes at a revered dance institution
| January 27, 2012
Memories from a year in art shows
It was a year when the best shows weren't often the most memorable, and the most memorable weren't often the best.
| December 23, 2011
Don Voisine’s careful placements at Icon
In his essays on interpretation in the 1970s, Frank Kermode assigned a couple of conditions to the apprehension of a text: carnal and spiritual.
| September 23, 2011
Fall Art Preview: Rising to the challenge
Last weekend’s Block Party was a charming and invigorating celebration of Portland’s art community. The interactive evening, spearheaded by SPACE Gallery, set an ambitious standard for what’s to come on the art front rounding out this year.
Museums, galleries, and artists ready for fall shows
| September 17, 2010
A special Maine feel
This may be remembered as the year that the Center for Maine Contemporary Art smashed headlong into a fiscal brick wall, and at this writing it is not clear if, after its current show closes this week, it will open again in the spring.
Exhibitions to remember from 2009
| December 25, 2009
While each of the artists exhibiting at ICON this month is stylistically distinct and refined, the relationships between the work of Joe Kievitt, Meghan Brady, and Andrea Sulzer provide a welcome cohesion, and a unique peek into the practice of three ind
A bright three-person show at ICON
| October 30, 2009
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