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The power of 'Cool'
"New York Cool" is required viewing for anyone who has an interest in contemporary American art. Comprised of nearly 80 works, the show, at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art through July 19.
A contemporary-art show at Bowdoin is a must-see
| April 24, 2009
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
EVAN J. GARZA
| December 05, 2008
Louise Bourgeois: the Spider, the Mistress and the Tangerine
What we learn, in intimate conversations at her Brooklyn studio, is that she remains furious, 80 years later, that her father in France took a mistress in front of her mother.
A remarkable and ambitious documentary
| October 28, 2008
Some dances are made on specific story lines that they keep to themselves.
Bebe Miller at the ICA, Kelley Donovan at the Dance Complex
MARCIA B. SIEGEL
| April 26, 2007
All dolled up
Misaki Kawai’s Space House is what Barbie’s Dream House would look like if Barbie weren’t such a stuck-up square plastic bimbo.
Misaki Kawai and Louise Bourgeois at the ICA
| April 09, 2007
A gaggle of big solo shows share the art waves with that powerful influx of computer-reliant art known as the Boston Cyberarts Festival this season.
One-person shows dominate, Cyberarts proliferate, and a few artists collaborate
| March 13, 2007
Objects of desire
It’s hard to avoid thinking about Freud when contemplating the richly symbolic, highly sexual sculpture and drawing of Louise Bourgeois.
Louise Bourgeois and Misaki Kawai at the ICA, Robert Parker at BU, and Eric Gordon at Art Interactive
| March 13, 2007
Providence artist Cristin Searles’s cloth sculptures sprout from the walls of Rhode Island College’s Bannister Gallery like an infestation — but in a good way.
Cristin Searles’s playful “Installation”
| December 12, 2006
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
Fight the power
Art mixes it up with history and politics, peers closely at electronic surveillance, worries about its own usefulness, traipses down the fashion runway, and brings cool stuff back from China and Puerto Rico in exhibitions opening this fall.
Artists protest war, scrutinize surveillance, explore usefulness, and embrace couture
| September 13, 2006
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