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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

Magpie and copyist

If you were going to recount the evolution of hippie guy fashion, you might say that what began with psychedelic ruffled shirts and corduroy pants in 1968 has in late middle age split into two streams: collarless white button-down shirts, usually buttone
Iris Apfel at PEM, Mary McFadden at MassArt
By GREG COOK  |  November 27, 2009
“Rare Bird of Fashion: The Irreverent Iris Apfel”

“Rare Bird of Fashion: The Irreverent Iris Apfel”

“Fashion icon” is an honorary title that gets tossed around just a bit too loosely these days. For every timeless maven, there’s a trendy poseur;...
By Scott Kearnan  |  October 05, 2009