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Fall Art Preview: Heavy construction

Over the past decade, museum building has boomed across the region.
Boston museums take off their hard hats
By GREG COOK  |  September 17, 2010
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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
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Photos: The Old, Weird America exhibit at DeCordova

The Old, Weird America at the DeCordova
The Old, Weird America : Folk Themes in Contemporary Art at the DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum
By DECORDOVA SCULPTURE PARK AND MUSEUM  |  June 19, 2009
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Braziliant

As if puny, leaf-free trees and a general lack of flowers in late April weren't enough of a message to the post-winter season to hurry its shit up, art schools across Boston are poised to open their annual May fundraisers, all in the name of spring.
'Brazil on Screen 2009,' Mass Art shorts, and spring sales at Mass Art and the SMFA
By EVAN J. GARZA  |  May 01, 2009
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Robert Crumb at MassArt

R. Crumb's Underground at MassArt
The beast in me
By GREG COOK  |  February 03, 2009
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As you like it

English-born artist Melanie Smith has made Mexico City her home for the past 20 years.
Melanie Smith, Taylor Davis and Nicole Cherubini at MIT List Visual Arts Center, R.Crumb at Mass Art
By EVAN J. GARZA  |  January 21, 2009


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Help wanted

I can’t speak for everyone, but I’d take a painting over a snowflake sweater any day of the week.
‘Anything But Paper Prayers (The Annual Aids Benefit)’ at Barbara Krakow Gallery, ‘Icons + Altars’ at the New Art Center, ‘Annual Holiday Sale’ at Massart
By EVAN J. GARZA  |  November 19, 2008
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Boys’ life

The art features boy toys (no dolls, thank you very much), gadgets, and secret clubhouses.  
Childhood play becomes macho in Boston galleries
By GREG COOK  |  October 15, 2008
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Here comes the Whambulance

The Baltimore loft once known as Wham City is long dead, its inhabitants evicted in 2007, but the twisted DIY art movement it housed has flourished nonetheless.  
Mass Art hosts the Baltimore Round Robin Tour
By SHAULA CLARK  |  October 01, 2008
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Fringe festival

Off the beaten path, the fringes of Boston's gallery scene are seeing new development, and even expansion.
Galleries off the beaten path
By GREG COOK  |  June 10, 2008
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Documentary evidence

The theme of MassArt’s “War Stories” is what we talk about when we talk about war — the Iraq War in particular.
‘War Stories’ and Maori tattoos, plus the SMFA’s ‘Traveling Scholars’
By GREG COOK  |  February 27, 2008