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At “Harry Potter: The Exhibition” at the Museum of Science, when a robed attendant places the sorting hat on a visitor’s head and soon after a door whooshes open to reveal the Hogwarts Express, you find yourself filled with the kind of giddy expectation
Harry Potter at the Museum of Science, and another look at the Rose
| November 06, 2009
The e-mail from "Craig Cook" arrived on March 2. It directed me to a Facebook page pretending to be Greg Cook's, and a YouTube video. I was busy, so I watched only the beginning of the latter.
'Me' and the Miracle 5
| April 10, 2009
End-of-year exhibitions reveal mystery and beauty
Think it’s impossible to find a newish gallery show at the end of December? Think again.
Laura Baring-Gould and Laura Evans at Boston Sculptors Gallery, ‘Regarding Mystery and Beauty’ at GASP, Korean-born artists at Smith College Museum of Art
EVAN J. GARZA
| December 12, 2008
Interview: Art Spiegelman
"When you don't understand a painting, you assume you're stupid. When you don't understand a cartoon, you assume the cartoonist is stupid."
| November 13, 2008
Next time a smirking subway conductor cackles wickedly while closing the folding doors in your face, don’t get angry.
Reviewing the MBTA’s subterranean aesthetic
| April 30, 2008
The old neighborhood
Some call Charles “Teenie” Harris’s five decades of photos of Pittsburgh one of the grandest chronicles of African-American life ever assembled.
Charles ‘Teenie’ Harris at Gallery Kayafas, plus videos at MIT
| December 12, 2007
Not a girl who misses much
Sound is all around: pop music acts as a hair trigger for memory.
Sound and video at MIT, “Eyewitness” at Axiom, Carolee Schneemann at Pierre Menard, and Kaspar König at the Sackler
| October 01, 2007
Under the sea
Andrew Mowbray climbs through the hatch at the back of a white diving bell.
Andrew Mowbray at Space Other, ‘Endosymbiont’ at Axiom
| June 27, 2007
What? Institutional? Us?
George Maciunas was the sort of artist who composed musical scores that called for hammering nails into all the keys of a piano.
Fluxus gets the Harvard treatment
| March 20, 2007
Our fragile and threatened natural environment weighs on the mind of Swedish artist Henrik Håkansson, who takes a biologist’s approach to artmaking .
Henrik Håkansson at the Gardner, ‘Dwelling’ at Forest Hills Cemetery, Marilyn Minter and more at AIB
| June 20, 2006
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