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Jeannie Motherwell, Pompeii, 2017, acrylic on Claybord, 24” x 72” x 2".


Jeannie Motherwell: Pour. Push. Layer. at Rafius Fane Gallery

By James Foritano Boston, MASS. — Jeannie Motherwell’s, fluid, shape-shifting exhibition, “Pour. Push. Layer.” at the Rafius Fane Gallery through October 22, stands in piquant juxtaposition to its, solid, four-square surroundings at 460 Harrison Ave. The gallery is located in the eastern end of a long, grey, brawny stone building in the very heart of […]


Image (clockwise): Jennifer Bonner, “Sandwiches,” at Pinkcomma; Jeannie Motherwell, “Chrysalis,” 2017, acrylic on clayboard, 48” x 60” x 2”, at Rafius Fane Gallery; Gerdon Archer, “The Beauty of the World,” at Kingston Gallery.


SOWA FALL PREVIEW: CHANGES IN THE AIR

By Suzanne Volmer Boston, MA – From the dusty landscape of the Big Dig, the SoWa Art+Design District emerged as an accessible phenomenon to become the ‘it” location for contemporary art galleries in Boston. SoWa is buzzing on First Friday when galleries have their openings from 5-9 p.m. The public is, of course, welcome during […]


Kay Kurt, L’Icarus, 1990, oil on linen, 72” x 108”, Courtesy of the artist and Albertz Benda Gallery.

Kay Kurt, L’Icarus, 1990, oil on linen, 72” x 108”, Courtesy of the artist and Albertz Benda Gallery.


SWEETS FOR THE SWEET: NOT JUST DESSERTS IN SHELBURNE

FEATURED MUSEUM SWEET TOOTH: THE ART OF DESSERT SHELBURNE MUSEUM 6000 SHELBURNE ROAD, SHELBURNE, VT SEPTEMBER 23 – FEBRUARY 18 by Elayne Clift Don’t go hungry to the Pizzagalli Center for Art and Education’s Murphy Gallery at Vermont’s Shelburne Museum between September 23 and February 18. That’s when a whimsical and somewhat decadent ode to […]


Away My Sins, 2017, oil on canvas, 33” x 60”.

Away My Sins, 2017, oil on canvas, 33” x 60”.


EXPLORING ABSTRACTION: POGOR AT COLO COLO

FEATURED ARTIST ELIZABETH POGOR COLO COLO GALLERY 101 WEST RODNEY FRENCH BOULEVARD NEW BEDFORD, MA THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30 by Brian Goslow Elizabeth Pogor has spent a good part of her summer creating many of the paintings that will be on display in her first exhibition of oil paintings at New Bedford’s Colo Colo Gallery through […]


From ad campaign for Alberto Aspesi, Photography: Dominic Davies, Art direction: Vaughan Oliver, Design: Vaughan Oliver and Tim Vary, 1999.

From ad campaign for Alberto Aspesi, Photography: Dominic Davies, Art direction: Vaughan Oliver, Design: Vaughan Oliver and Tim Vary, 1999.


WALK OF LIFE: VAUGHAN OLIVER AT LESLEY

COVER STORY VAUGHAN OLIVER: WALKING BACKWARDS LUNDER ARTS CENTER, LESLEY UNIVERSITY 1801 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE CAMBRIDGE, MA SEPTEMBER 5 – OCTOBER 22 by Lisa Mikulski There is a good amount of graphic design work that reveals itself as being quite pedestrian. And then there is the work that elevates the field and serves to inspire not […]


(Clockwise from top left) Gints Grinbergs, “Blown Away”; Antoinette Prien Schultze, “Couplet”; Bruce Hathaway, “Highways from Vermont”; Jenny Rangan, “Council of the Sky Gods”; Supermoon-Gints Grinbergs, “Supermoon”; Peter Dellert, “S-Whorl”; Louie's Electric Two-Sidney Hutter, “Louie’s Electric Two”; and Joe Carpineto, “Bench.”

(Clockwise from top left) Gints Grinbergs, “Blown Away”; Antoinette Prien Schultze, “Couplet”; Bruce Hathaway, “Highways from Vermont”; Jenny Rangan, “Council of the Sky Gods”; Supermoon-Gints Grinbergs, “Supermoon”; Peter Dellert, “S-Whorl”; Louie's Electric Two-Sidney Hutter, “Louie’s Electric Two”; and Joe Carpineto, “Bench.”


Outdoor Sculpture Takes Over Olmstead Firm-Designed Grounds in Newton Mass

By Paul Angiolillo If the site is appealing, I’ll travel almost anywhere to show my outdoor sculptures (okay, a modest stipend doesn’t hurt). But it’s a boon when the place is closer to home. I was pleased, then, to be selected to participate in a temporary exhibit (through Labor Day) on the grounds around City […]


(left to right) Olafur Eliasson, Green light — An artistic workshop; Jesse Jones, Tremble, tremble (still image from video); Samson Young, Songs for Disaster Relief (still image from video); Mark Bradford, Tomorrow is Another Day.

(left to right) Olafur Eliasson, Green light — An artistic workshop; Jesse Jones, Tremble, tremble (still image from video); Samson Young, Songs for Disaster Relief (still image from video); Mark Bradford, Tomorrow is Another Day.


Together We Stand, Divided We Fall Venice Biennale 2017 Arte Viva Arte

By Nancy Nesvet Venice, Italy – Bringing awareness to political and environmental crises and uniting the world’s artists in proposals for humanity’s and the earth’s survival, the Venice Biennale 2017 might be the most important art exhibition ever. Harold Rosenberg famously said that art is about events. This Biennale addresses current events while posing fundamental […]


Damien Hirst, Hydra and Kali Discovered by Four Divers.

Photographed by Christoph Gerigk ©Damien Hirst and Science Ltd.


Damien Hirst’s Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable at the Venice Biennial 2017

By Nancy Nesvet Venice, Italy – Damien Hirst’s “Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable” installation, on view at Palazzo Grassi and Villa Doghana, Venice’s Customs House, is one of the Venice Biennial 2017’s most wildly popular exhibits. Following 10 years of work and thousands of euros of investors’ money, Hirst presents a fictional rescue […]


Greg Lookerse, Literary Soil exhibition installation.

Greg Lookerse, Literary Soil exhibition installation.


Greg Lookerse: Literary Soil at Fruitlands Museum

By Taryn Plumb Harvard, MA – “Moby Dick”: Herman Melville’s classic tale of obsession. Adored by academics and mere lovers of the English word; abhorred by others forced to dissect and regurgitate it in high school and college. But for Greg Lookerse? It’s not only an inspiration for art — it is art. For his […]


Welcome to Chatham

Welcome to Chatham


WANDERLUST: CHATHAM, MASSACHUSETTS

Chatham, Massachusetts sits on the elbow of the sandy spit that saves Massachusetts from being a rectangle. And while collard gingham shirts, golf clubs and yachts abound in this seaside town, there is an enduring art scene that has kept it from being square.