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Painting beyond the stretcher at the deCordova

"Paint Things: Beyond the Stretcher" at the deCordova is a smart, sinewy examination of 18 artists who make "painting-as-sculpture and vice versa."

By GREG COOK  |  February 15, 2013
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Josiah McElheny’s cosmos at the ICA

In 2000, when Josiah McElheny attended his first performance at New York's Metropolitan Opera House, he was wowed by the auditorium's 1966 midcentury modern "starburst" chandeliers.
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By GREG COOK  |  June 29, 2012
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Photos: ''More is More'' at Samson; ''Everything Is Coming Up Roses'' at Carroll and Sons

Artwork by Joe Zane and Mark Cooper.
Artwork by Mark Cooper and Joe Zane
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  December 09, 2011
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Photos: ''More is More'' at Samson; ''Everything Is Coming Up Roses'' at Carroll and Sons

Artwork by Joe Zane and Mark Cooper.
Artwork by Mark Cooper and Joe Zane
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  December 09, 2011
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Review: PMA show highlights Marin's modernist excellence

For the first half of the 20th century John Marin (1870-1953) was considered one of the foremost American modernist painters, and this fine show of some 50 of his later works at the Portland Museum of Art gives us a good idea why.
Meeting a master
By KEN GREENLEAF  |  July 15, 2011
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Miniature Tigers | Fortress

Charlie Brand's head is a strange, fanciful place.
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By REYAN ALI  |  August 06, 2010


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Photos: Corey Grayhorse's pop-surreal dream photography at AS220

Beauties, beasts, and fashionable creeps
Corey Grayhorse at AS220 through May 29, 2010
By COREY GRAYHORSE  |  May 21, 2010
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Modern times

Does Jen Mergel's appointment mean that the MFA is getting serious about contemporary art?
Does Jen Mergel's appointment mean that the MFA is getting serious about contemporary art?
By GREG COOK  |  January 08, 2010
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Photo: Damian Ortega at ICA

Photos of Damian Ortega's Do It Yourself show at the ICA
Damian Ortega's Do It Yourself exhibit at the ICA, September 18, 2009 - January 18, 2009
By MELISSA OSTROW AND GREG COOK  |  September 18, 2009