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The RIFF takes on the world
Nothing brightens a neighborhood's outlook quite like the illumination from movie screens.
| July 30, 2010
Though your brain knows better, you can’t help getting the feeling that the moon sitting in the RISD Museum’s Farago Gallery has floated down from space.
Intriguing installations by Lowe, Elson, and Younger
| June 18, 2010
Boston After Dark: Glory, Old
Since the national student strike began, the Massachusetts College of Art, on Brookline Avenue in Boston, has undergone a remarkable change.
Posters of protest at Massachusetts College of Art
| May 28, 2010
2009: The year in Art
The year started off with a kick in the teeth when, in January, Brandeis University announced plans to shutter its Rose Art Museum and sell off its masterpieces.
Saints, sinners, paint
| December 25, 2009
When he's not providing the score for dadaist cartoons or performing in space suits, Felix Kubin makes disharmonic pop/experimental noise the old-fashioned way, no computer,...
| November 18, 2009
My first trip to the County
During my 36-hour stay in the Allagash region, I had better luck than the four Massachusetts College of Art students who journeyed into the Maine wilderness in the summer of 1976, only to allegedly encounter a UFO.
| December 03, 2008
When the red, red robin . . .
This exhibit explores the basic nature of color and its relationship to survival and pleasure in the world.
‘Language Of Color’ at the Harvard Museum of Natural History, ‘Speaker Project’ at MassArt, Cathy McLaurin at Montserrat
| September 17, 2008
dailyBOS_071608, originally uploaded by daily BOS. Cell-phone snapshots taken on the 3rd floor at MassArt
| July 16, 2008
dailyBOS_070908, originally uploaded by daily BOS. Cell-phone snapshots taken in and around Harvard Square, the Fenway, and MassArt
| July 09, 2008
dailyBOS_070208, originally uploaded by daily BOS. Cell-phone snapshots taken in and around the Fenway and MassArt
| July 02, 2008
dailyBOS_062808, originally uploaded by daily BOS. Cell-phone snapshots taken in and around Harvard Square and MassArt
| June 28, 2008
dailyBOS_062208, originally uploaded by daily BOS. Cell-phone snapshots taken in and around MassArt and Huntington Ave, Back Bay/Boyston Street, and Central Square
| June 22, 2008
dailyBOS_062108, originally uploaded by daily BOS. Cell-phone snapshots taken in and around the Fenway, MassArt, Kenmore Square, Watertown, and Harvard Square
| June 21, 2008
A certain kind of disorientation
Home-grown new sculpture is alive and well right here right now, as Boston Sculptors Gallery regularly reminds us.
Anish Kapoor at the ICA, MCC Award Winners at Boston Sculptors, And ‘8 in ’08’ at Massart
| May 20, 2008
The case of Milan Kohout
Kohout, a serious man, was engaged in the serious business of political protest.
The right of a performance artist represents the rights of all Americans. Plus, an opportunity with Cuba.
| February 21, 2008
Take it to the streets
“¡Sensacional! Mexican Street Graphics" is a funhouse of brilliantly clunky handmade Mexican street art.
Mexican street graphics at MassArt
| October 02, 2007
Must warn others
It’s a cliché of bad novels and late-night movies that scientists and artists represent two extreme — and mutually exclusive — poles of objectivity and subjectivity.
"It's Alive!" at Montserrat, "2007 North American Print Biennial" at 808 Gallery
| February 06, 2007
Eight years after Loïs Mailou Jones’s death, School of the Museum of Fine Arts curator Joanna Soltan is proclaiming her to be “among the most significant African-American artists of the 20th century.”
Loïs Mailou Jones and Clare Rojas
| October 04, 2006
Print the legend
This exhibit offers an eye-popping, floor-to-ceiling survey of practically every poster produced to advertise under-the-radar Providence shenanigans from 1995 to 2005. Slideshow: Images from Wunderground
Providence’s ‘Wunderground’ and MassArt’s ‘Crafty’
| September 28, 2006
In the fall of 1947, a small group of senior students and faculty from Boston’s Museum School and the Massachusetts College of Art held the first meeting of the Boston Printmakers.
Boston Printmakers’ ‘Echoes of China,’ Somerville and Medford artists at Tufts, ‘Egyptian Myths and Magic’ in Fitchburg
| May 24, 2006
Steering off course
We recommend the course taught by the indie filmmaker, the course inspired by a Daily Show regular, and the course considered “experimental.”
Some classes sound like so much fun they might as well be extracurricular
| May 08, 2006
Blogs be damned
Matthew Johnson couldn’t come to the Boston Zine Fair last weekend: he was locked in the Worcester County jail.
Zines get pretty
| March 29, 2006
Flashbacks: February 10, 2006
These selections, culled from our back files, were compiled by Chris Brook and Jessica McConnell.
The Boston Phoenix has been covering the trends and events that shape our times since 1966.
| February 09, 2006
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