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Slideshow: Boston's Combat Zone and Burlesque (NSFW!)

Images from Boston's Combat Zone at Howard Yezerski Gallery and the "Henry Horenstein: Show" at Walker.
Images from “Boston Combat Zone: 1969–1978” at Howard Yezerski Gallery and “Henry Horenstein: Show” at Walker Contemporary
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  February 19, 2010
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A walk on the wild side

Everyone looks so weary in Howard Yezerski Gallery's gritty documentary photos of Boston's dear departed Combat Zone from 1969 to 1978. The year's still young, but this glimpse into our past from Roswell Angier, Jerry Berndt, and John Goodman may be one
The Combat Zone, plus burlesque, drag, cross-dressing, and the avant-garde
By GREG COOK  |  February 19, 2010

Henry Horenstein | January 23


Talk about spectacle! To crown the release of his new book Show, a voyeuristic glimpse into the world of burlesque, drag, sideshow, and fetish fashion,...
By Scott Kearnan  |  January 11, 2010
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Primitive soul

Anne Siems's paintings are time machines teleporting you back to the early days of our American republic. In her show at Walker Contemporary, the German-born, Seattle-based artist channels the endearing awkwardness of artists like John Brewster Jr., wh
Anne Siems and the folk revival
By GREG COOK  |  July 17, 2009
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Staycation

With some contemporary-art spaces holding off on summer programming, June's First Friday celebration at the Harrison Avenue galleries may be the strongest one until the fall season, when both the traffic and the collectors return.
A preview of June's first Friday
By EVAN J. GARZA  |  May 29, 2009
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Sarong, it's right

The Peabody Essex Museum in Salem has another show of historically relevant new art up its sleeve, this time focusing on Asia's other giant: India.
"Revisions: Indian Artists Engaging Tradition" at the Peabody Essex, Meg Brown Payson at Walker Contemporary
By EVAN J. GARZA  |  March 24, 2009


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Chan we can believe in

If you’ve visited the Institute of Contemporary Art at any point in the last few years — in either of its physical incarnations — there’s a good chance you’ve seen Paul Chan’s work.  
Paul Chan at the Carpenter Center, ‘Keeping Time’ at the PRC, Julia Hechtman at Artists Foundation, Inaugural Exhibition at Walker Contemporary
By EVAN J. GARZA  |  October 29, 2008