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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

Political Andy?

Was Andy Warhol more politically engaged than he's given credit for?
Warhol's court-painter years; plus doodling at the Rose
By GREG COOK  |  November 04, 2008

Booked solid

A week of deconstruction, dubstep, and drones
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  October 03, 2008

The folk and the fine

Here in Massachusetts, our old ways tend to reside in ethnic islands and pockets. They may be famous on their street or in their neighborhood or town, but they’re often unheard of outside it.
‘Keepers of Tradition’ and Alexis Rockman
By GREG COOK  |  June 16, 2008

Dystopia now!

Our species seems to have a serious love/hate relationship with nature, as in “can’t live with it, can’t live without it.”
‘Alexis Rockman,’ ‘The New Authentics,’ and ‘Paper Trail II’ at the Rose, and Chantal Akerman at MIT
By RANDI HOPKINS  |  April 22, 2008

Re-creational vehicle

Gallery exhibitions organized by high-profile outside curators have become an art-season staple.
‘Broken Home: 1997/2007,’ ‘Empires and Environments,’ and ‘Arp to Reinhardt’ at the Rose, ‘Selections ’08’ at Mass Art, and Liz Linder at Space 242
By RANDI HOPKINS  |  January 14, 2008


The hollow man

The Swiss artist John Armleder fancies himself a slippery shape shifter.
John M. Armleder at Brandeis, plus Fernand Léger at Harvard
By GREG COOK  |  May 25, 2007

The joy of looking

In the hurried world of print journalism, little time goes by between seeing an exhibit and writing about it.
Surveillance and power at the Rose
By CHRISTOPHER MILLIS  |  November 15, 2006

Walk on by

MIT’s campus is dotted with art — 46 works are listed on its most recent “Public Art Collection Map,” a document that you can download if you want to know what that big thing in front of the Stata Center is, or who made the cube-like piece in front of th
Bill Arning tours art at MIT; Alexander Dumbadze examines sculptural form at Brandeis; books and dioramas at NESAD
By RANDI HOPKINS  |  July 11, 2006