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Amalia Pica’s emo sculpture

"There are so many interesting things in the world, and you think, 'How am I ever going to compete with that?' " Amalia Pica said at an opening-night talk for her exhibition at MIT's List Visual Art Center.

By GREG COOK  |  February 22, 2013

Lady parts: ''The Origin of the World...'' at Samson

"The Origin of the World /\ The Force of the Source \/ The Cause of the Vigor" is a three parts brilliant, two parts non sequitur (or maybe it's the other way around) group show at Samson gallery.

By GREG COOK  |  January 18, 2013
The Globe, The Clock, and the Flip-Flop: How To Fail at Arts Coverage

The Globe, The Clock, and the Flip-Flop: How To Fail at Arts Coverage

24 hour party, people? Seriously, what is the Globe arts staff smoking?On Tuesday, the broadsheet published a piece by Geoff Edgers -- the Globe's designated...
By Carly Carioli  |  August 19, 2011
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The Boston Cyberarts Fest needs a reboot

It's a quiet morning along the Rose Kennedy Greenway when I meet Mark Skwarek — a shaggy-haired New Yorker in a Spider-Man T-shirt and Puma sneakers — to check out his latest project, Occupation Forces.  
By GREG COOK  |  May 06, 2011

Top 10 New England Art Exhibits of 2010

Art – and art spaces — of all sizes
Art – and art spaces — of all sizes
By GREG COOK  |  December 24, 2010


Kentridge's South Africa and Coe's disasters of war

South African artist William Kentridge is often hailed for providing "a vivid history of apartheid and its legacy," as Time said when it named him one of the 100 most influential persons of 2009.
Plus posters from Hatch
By GREG COOK  |  October 22, 2010