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SLIDESHOW: ''Jasper Johns / In Press: The Crosshatch Works and the Logic of Print''
"Jasper Johns / In Press: The Crosshatch Works and the Logic of Print" | Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, 485 Broadway, Cambridge | Through August 18, 2012
May 22 2012 – Aug 18 2012 | Arthur M. Sackler Museum
| June 01, 2012
Jasper Johns cools it
The title of Jasper Johns's 1975 painting The Dutch Wives refers to a slang term for, alternately, a prostitute or sex doll or a glory hole.
| June 01, 2012
Brown's 'Faculty Triennial 2010'
Enter music composer Todd Winkler's installation Glint and you find yourself in a small, dark room, surrounded on three sides by projected video of water, and installation art's requisite electronic drone soundtrack.
From spectacles to data dumps
| December 17, 2010
SPACE to screen video banned from Smithsonian
A video banned from the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery last week in the wake of threats from conservative politicians will be on view in the front window of SPACE Gallery (538 Congress St., Portland) this week and next, as part of a nationwide s
| December 17, 2010
As advocates of higher education and living as long as medically possible, we were sad to read that, according to new-media-powerhouse Web site the Daily Beast, Greater Boston is home to not one but five of the most stressful colleges in the United Sta
We love you, stressed-out college kids! So relax, and remember how good you have it.
| April 30, 2010
The news from No Place
Saya Woolfalk first grabbed people's attention around 2005, with playful-serious installations and videos in which performers masked in bright, patchwork fabric costumes of cartoon leaves and long swinging dreadlocks jumped around small rooms decorated
Saya Woolfalk and the feminist 'heretics'
| March 12, 2010
Wizards and masterpieces
At “Harry Potter: The Exhibition” at the Museum of Science, when a robed attendant places the sorting hat on a visitor’s head and soon after a door whooshes open to reveal the Hogwarts Express, you find yourself filled with the kind of giddy expectation
Harry Potter at the Museum of Science, and another look at the Rose
| November 06, 2009
Brandeis President Jehuda Reinharz steps down
Fallout from Bernie Madoff's titanic scheme is still unfolding, as was made clear on this week's 60 Minutes report about the search for billions bilked by the New York Ponzi king.
Pricked by a Rose?
| October 02, 2009
Weight + measure
The centerpiece, conceptually and physically, of Aaron Stephan's show at Whitney Art Works is "Flat World/Round Map," a cast-iron sphere about six feet in diameter. While not exactly the largest ( "18 Columns" covers more ground and "The Burden Crates"
Aaron Stephan's sculpture takes center stage
| June 19, 2009
Will Brandeis sell out the Rose?
Will Brandeis take the money and run?
As the clock ticks down, the world-renowned museum confronts the art of survival
| May 15, 2009
Will Brandeis lose its swagger?
Ethnomusicologically invigorated Brandeis students and alumni are hoping for an outburst of criticism for the probable downsizing of Wayne Marshall.
Pass the Hat . . . Again
| April 01, 2009
Brandeis shutters art museum
Late Monday afternoon, Brandeis University informed leaders of its Rose Art Museum that it would close the institution this summer and auction off the more than 6000 pieces in its renowned collection, which includes major works by Andy Warhol, Robert R
Bloom off the Rose
| January 28, 2009
New York–based artist Joanne Mattera wrote the book (literally) on encaustic, an ancient method of painting with pigmented wax.
Joanne Mattera and encaustic painting plus sculpture At Montserrat; Ceci Méndez at the Center For Latino Arts
| June 03, 2008
The advantage of being a teaching museum is on full display at the Rhode Island School of Design in the exhibition “Re-Viewing the Twentieth Century.”
A “Re-View” of the last 100 years at RISD
| January 02, 2007
Art-world sophisticates are schooled not to hunt for hidden pictures in abstract paintings, but that’s just what Cecily Brown encourages.
Cecily Brown’s paintings at the MFA, Louise Bourgeois’s dolls in Worcester
| November 21, 2006
The architectural team of Diller Scofidio + Renfro designed the Barbara Lee Family Foundation Theater at the new Institute for Contemporary Art as a 325-seat jewel box, its transparent walls allowing the Boston harbor and skyline to serve as a scenic bac
From butoh to Swan Lake and back
| September 13, 2006
“Under Cover” is one of those lucid, edifying shows the Harvard museums excel at.
Sketchbooks at Harvard, dead bird at the Gardner
| August 28, 2006
Variations and themes
The technique of the artist isn’t usually the first thing that comes to mind when you see a work — at least not a successful one.
“Webs, Loops, and Skeins” at the RISD Museum
| March 14, 2006
Something old, something new
For his first major show in the US, Shintaro Miyake would create a pond filled with real water, a dam, beaver lodges, and drawings of beavers and kayakers.
Shintaro Miyake’s beavers, Frank Stella’s stripes
| March 01, 2006
I Heart New York
Jed Perl’s New Art City is as knotty as it is ambitious.
A few decades with Manhattan’s gallery gods
| January 17, 2006
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