bestnom1000x50

Kiki Smith

Latest Articles

Fair sculptures at Decordova

Eva Hesse at the ICA and Tory Fair at the deCordova

Hesse's ability to imbue her art with body and blood and gravity anticipated the kinder, gentler minimalism of today's Anish Kapoor, Rachel Whiteread, and Roni Horn, as well as the fleshy fairy-tale figures of Kiki Smith. Boston sculptor Tory Fair has d
Women's work
By GREG COOK  |  July 29, 2011
art_Pivot-Daniel_list

Daniel Meiklejohn contemplates the female form

There is unlikely any subject more explored in the art-history continuum than the female form.
Variations on a theme
By ANNIE LARMON  |  January 14, 2011

"The Body Abject: The Death and Rebirth of Beauty" with Roger Dell at the Strand


Roger Dell is delivering a talk at Rockland's Strand Theater (345 Main St., 207.594.0700). called "The Body Abject: The Death and Rebirth of Beauty" as...
By webteam  |  November 17, 2010
mills-justine-thumb

Blake babies

Nature is mysterious and mystical in "And the fair Moon rejoices" (at the BCA's Mills Gallery through August 16), as foreign as the wilds of New England probably seemed to its first English settlers. And maybe there are witches about.
New visions at the BCA and the ICA
By GREG COOK  |  August 07, 2009
090227_mg_list

March of the pigs

Kiki Smith curates at the Davis, Pigskin portraiture in Cambridge
'The Artist-as-Curator: Kiki Smith' at the Davis Museum, Heide Hatry at Pierre Menard, Agnès Varda at Harvard's Sert Gallery
By EVAN J. GARZA  |  February 24, 2009
MG_listZhangHuan.jpg

Instant messages

The immediacy of communicating personal information that Internet culture and high bandwidth provide is not part of the new exhibition at the Mills Gallery, which eschews digital technology altogether.
Cindy Bernard at the Mills Gallery, Do-Ho Suh at Tufts, ‘Human Nature(S)’ At The Worcester Art Museum  
By EVAN J. GARZA  |  December 05, 2008


MG_schulniklist.jpg

Id vicious

Money is a dominant topic of conversation in the art world even when there isn’t a global financial crisis.
The Museum School Art Sale at SMFA, ‘Sex, Drugs and Rock + Roll’ at Steven Zevitas Gallery
By EVAN J. GARZA  |  November 13, 2008
list_inside_art_bowdoin_har

Expanded within

On the inside, though, it feels like a much larger museum has been magically folded into the fine old neo-classical structure.
A look at the newly re-opened Bowdoin College Museum of Art
By KEN GREENLEAF  |  March 06, 2008
listM&G_209-10a-es

Land ho!

The Los Angeles site of the Center for Land Use Interpretation keeps a low physical profile.
Matthew Coolidge at the Carpenter Center, ‘Ana Maria Pacheco’ at the Danforth, and the December Sale at the SMFA
By RANDI HOPKINS  |  November 27, 2007
060801_list_museum.jpg

The ocean blue

Lots of folks take their sketchpads or easels to the shore, but it’s a different thing to try to capture the visual experience of the ocean while bobbing in the midst of it, or after sailing to a port halfway around the world.
‘Sketched at Sea’ and ‘Yachting Photography’ at PEM, ‘Personal Assistance’ in P’town
By RANDI HOPKINS  |  August 01, 2006
060324_list_starwars.jpg

A galaxy far, far away

Recently I found myself aboard the Air Chair, a padded seat atop what looks like a riding lawnmower, at the Museum of Science’s “Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination” exhibit.
Is the Empire defining the current avant-garde?
By GREG COOK  |  March 27, 2006