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Philip Lorca diCorcia

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Peabody rising

Could the Peabody Essex Museum be the Boston area’s most exciting art museum right now?
Bold leadership and an ambitious curatorial vision have vaulted the Peabody Essex Museum into a spot among the country’s best
By GREG COOK  |  July 23, 2008
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Gods and monsters — and David Hasselhoff

The Museum of Fine Arts did big things with Napoleon and Edward Hopper, pictures of prostitutes graced the walls of Boston’s two biggest art museums, and all hell broke loose when the Mooninites invaded.
Art: 2007 in review
By GREG COOK  |  December 17, 2007
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Promise deferred

Last December 10, the Institute of Contemporary Art moved to brand new digs on the South Boston waterfront, tripling its exhibition space in the process.
The new ICA’s visual arts at one year
By GREG COOK  |  December 09, 2007
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Seal of approval

Photographer Philip-Lorca diCorcia is a safe, easy choice for the new ICA’s first big artist retrospective.
The ICA plays it safe with Philip-Lorca diCorcia
By GREG COOK  |  June 06, 2007
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Staged?

In a photograph taken in 1978, you see a kid staring blankly into an open refrigerator.
Philip-Lorca diCorcia at the ICA, ‘Self-Entanglements’ at GASP, Jim Falck at Montserrat, and ‘Jamaica Plain Spoken’ in JP
By RANDI HOPKINS  |  May 22, 2007
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Beyond dollars and square feet

When the Institute of Contemporary Art revealed specifics of the first 11 acquisitions for its permanent collection a month ago, I watched with particular interest.
How will museum expansion in Massachusetts affect the way we see — and talk about — art?
By GREG COOK  |  April 05, 2006


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The image of hypocrisy

The 8”-by-10” photograph was hard to miss.
Freedom watch
By HARVEY SILVERGLATE  |  March 29, 2006