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Nancy Holt locates the cosmos

Holt is part explorer, part surveyor, part hippie/New Age dreamer. And this thorough survey of her art from 1966 to '80 shows her finding her way to becoming one of the pioneers of the "Land Art" or "Earthworks" movement.
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By GREG COOK  |  February 17, 2012
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Boston arts institutions flexed their muscles in 2011

The following rundown of the best art exhibits of 2011 shows how greater Boston is now consistently offering some of the richest institutional art exhibition programs in the country.
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By GREG COOK  |  December 23, 2011
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Slideshow: The MCC Awards at Tufts, 'Flourish' at MassArt, and 'The Cave Project'

Greg Cook presents his pictures of 'The Cave Project,' alongside works from The MCC Awards exhibit at Tufts University Art Gallery, and 'Flourish' at MassArt.
Gallery 263, Tufts University Art Gallery, and Mass Art
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  July 15, 2011
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Slideshow: 'Seductive Subversion' at Tufts, '24/7' at DeCordova

Images from two art exhibits, "Seductive Subversion: Women Pop Artists 1958-1968" at the Tufts University Art Gallery and Rachel Perry Welty's "24/7" at DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum.
Women and Welty
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  February 11, 2011
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Women and Welty

"I was just compulsively doing these things when my son went to sleep," Martha Rosler recalls of her 1960s collages of photos and magazine clippings. "Having a child meant that you were not a serious person. It meant that you were willing to give up stu
Giving women Pop artists their due, plus Rachel Perry Welty
By GREG COOK  |  February 11, 2011
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Princesses of pop


WOMAN VACCUMING POP ART COURTESY OF ARTIST MARTHA ROSLER AND MITCHELL-INNES & NASH, NEW YORK Her legion of devotees might find it hard to believe,...
By Scott Kearnan  |  February 07, 2011


"Questions Without Answers: A Photographic Prism, 1985-2010" Exhibit

"Questions Without Answers: A Photographic Prism, 1985-2010" Exhibit


Whenever disaster or conflict strikes, the VII Photo Agency, a world-renowned organization of independent photojournalists, is there to document it. In an exhibit titled "Questions...
By webteam  |  January 27, 2010
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Fresh fruit and vegetables

The bleakest months of New England winter are ahead of us, so the prospect of leaving your toasty house to see art may not be at the top of your to-do list.
A winter crop of art
By GREG COOK  |  January 01, 2010
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Weather reports

One of the great themes in America is nostalgia for the "good old days," which flame into being and then fade into the distance.
Landscape nostalgia, plus climate, the nature of community, and drawing show #21
By GREG COOK  |  October 09, 2009
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Breakthroughs

Tufts University Art Gallery's "Sixth Annual Juried Summer Exhibition" is one of those summer sampler shows that's got about a million people in it.
Summer round-ups at Tufts and Montserrat
By GREG COOK  |  July 10, 2009
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Dreaming of celluloid

Of the handful of contemporary Asian shows on view in and around Boston this winter, that of Dinh Q. Lê should prove unique — if only because the Vietnamese condition is so far removed from the rest of East Asia’s cultural boom.
Dinh Q. Lê and Christian Tomaszewski at Tufts
By EVAN J. GARZA  |  January 12, 2009


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Beauty and the East

Gallery-goers with an affinity for art from Asia will have plenty of reason for excitement with a handful of enticing shows this winter.
Boston-area art spaces look to Asia this winter
By EVAN J. GARZA  |  December 29, 2008
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Instant messages

The immediacy of communicating personal information that Internet culture and high bandwidth provide is not part of the new exhibition at the Mills Gallery, which eschews digital technology altogether.
Cindy Bernard at the Mills Gallery, Do-Ho Suh at Tufts, ‘Human Nature(S)’ At The Worcester Art Museum  
By EVAN J. GARZA  |  December 05, 2008
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Acquiring minds

Given that virtually every activity in our lives is experienced through purchases, the exhibition’s focus on branding is sure to resonate with those of us facing post-holiday bills.
‘Branded and On Display’ and Iván Navarro at Tufts, David Ording and Ledelle Moe at BU
By RANDI HOPKINS  |  January 08, 2008