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The MFA pulls out the stops for contemporary art with the Linde Family Wing

A conundrum lies at the heart of the Museum of Fine Arts' Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art, which debuted last weekend: how does a museum showcase a subject it has long neglected?
Playing catch-up
By GREG COOK  |  September 23, 2011
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Review: 'Crossing Currents: Feminism Now' at URI

One of the cool developments of the past decade has been the reassessment and historical embrace of the founding feminist art of the 1960s and '70s.
Showcase sans statements
By GREG COOK  |  March 11, 2011
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10 exhibits that are worth another look

Here's our rundown of the best art of '10.
Excellent expressions
By GREG COOK  |  December 24, 2010
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A Lynda Benglis retrospective at the RISD Museum

When you talk about the art of Lynda Benglis, there's just no avoiding the giant dildo photo.
Manufactured surprises
By GREG COOK  |  October 29, 2010
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Fall Art Preview: Old meets new this season

Art in Rhode Island this fall is a parade of founding mothers and fathers. AS220 co-founder Umberto Crenca fills his institution with his latest "ugly" work.
O pioneers
By GREG COOK  |  September 17, 2010
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Updike does death, R. Crumb does God, Vanity Fair does Proust

Trying to reach as broad a range of tastes and pocketbooks as possible, we this year scavenged everything from the front pages of the Onion to R. Crumb's genesis, to valedictory Updike. Stuff to read, stuff to look at, glossy pages and matte. Remember
Gift books to savor
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  December 11, 2009