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Portraiture dominates Boston gallery exhibits this spring

"I figured," Alex Katz said of his paintings of his wife Ada in 1969, "well, if I get Ada right, if you only get one person right— if you get a woman or a man right — it's universal."
Photo shops
By GREG COOK  |  March 02, 2012
Art Preview: 2012

A new Gardner, plus landscapes, performance art, and RAD

Greater Boston's art-museum building boom continues with the debut of an expanded Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in January.
By GREG COOK  |  December 30, 2011

Mirrors and reflection at the ICA at MECA

It was long before Lacan that the mirror metaphor became the foundation of Western subjectivity.
The real + the imaginary
By NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  February 04, 2011


It is May 1966, in the Prelude Club in Harlem, an Atlantic Records release party.
The Worcester Art Museum shows us ‘Who Shot Rock & Roll’
By GREG COOK  |  March 26, 2010