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You’re Doing It Wrong: Air Travel

This week marks one of the busiest for travel — which for many of us means nervously clutching three-ounce shampoos as we queue up at security for government-sanctioned groping, followed by equally pleasant sardine-style seating and SkyMall reading.
Don't worry. Our expert is here to help.
By JACQUELINE HOUTON  |  November 23, 2012
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Gang of four

The elegantly simple shapes of Providence artist Lisa Perez’s shallow wooden wall sculptures at 5 Traverse Gallery take on charming, wobbly, bubbly forms with uneven edges, as if they were worn away by rivers.
 New work at 5 Traverse and Providence College
By GREG COOK  |  November 06, 2009
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The thinker at mid century

A long time ago (say 70 years), in a galaxy far, far away (New York), a tired band of rebels ached to be the Next Big Thing.
Size matters
By GREG COOK  |  January 27, 2009

Greatest hits

The RISD Museum continues its top to bottom renovation and expansion.
RISD shows off its new and renovated galleries
By GREG COOK  |  June 04, 2008
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Hearts of glass

In the photo it is night, and two women in cocktail dresses sit — perhaps chatting while jazz plays in the background — in a spare modern living room.
California cool at the Addison Gallery
By GREG COOK  |  March 19, 2008
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Built to move

The Institute of Contemporary Art, clearly in a nomadic frame of mind as it gears up for its own move to a new building on the Boston waterfront next fall, looks at the surprisingly long history of adaptability in domestic design.
Flexible dwelling at the ICA, James Surls at the DeCordova
By RANDI HOPKINS  |  January 19, 2006