SOCIAL MEDIA TIPS: FRAONE’S DOS AND DON’TS

BUSINESS by Gina Fraone Almost 18 years ago, fresh out of a five-year career as a technology business journalist and working my first art gallery job, there was a lot of conversation in my new profession on how the Internet was changing how collectors purchased art. Some wondered if the experience of visiting our brick-and-mortar […]


Nil Yalter, "Le Chevalier d’Eon," 2018, at Galerist, Istanbul.


ART BASEL 2018 PREVIEW: WHAT’S NEW?

EVENT ART BASEL MESSEPLATZ 10 4005 BASEL SWITZERLAND JUNE 14 THROUGH 17 by Nancy Nesvet Artscope Magazine is again represented in the Publications Section at the 49th edition of Art Basel, taking place from June 12 through 17 in Basel, Switzerland. As the art market shifts from physical galleries to increasing online and art fair […]


Odawara Art Foundation, Odawara, Kanagawa, Japan.


TRANSCENDING SPACE AND TIME: SUGIMOTO’S LIMITLESS VISION

NATIONAL IMAGE BUILDING: HOW PHOTOGRAPHY TRANSFORMS ARCHITECTURE (GROUP SHOW) PARRISH ART MUSEUM SOUTHHAMPTON, NEW YORK THROUGH JUNE 17 SEEKING STILLNESS (GROUP SHOW) MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON THROUGH SEPTEMBER 3 WHAT ABSENCE IS MADE OF (GROUP SHOW) HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN WASHINGTON D.C. THROUGH SUMMER 2019 FOR MORE INFORMATION: SUGIMOTOHIROSHI.COM by Nancy Nesvet Hiroshi […]


Angelica Marion, "Hazy Dawn Basket."


MOLDING THEIR VISIONS: STATE OF CLAY IN LEXINGTON

REVIEW 10TH BIENNIAL STATE OF CLAY LEXINGTON ARTS & CRAFTS SOCIETY 130 WALTHAM STREET LEXINGTON, MASSACHUSETTS MAY 5 THROUGH JUNE 3 by Taryn Plumb There are forlorn figures of bare-foot young women wearing insects as accessories. “Wooden” Trojan horses with functional wheels. A modern-day interpretation of Cerberus, the (typically three-headed) Greek hound of Hades bearing […]


Jennifer Angus, "Memento Vitae, Memento Mori," 2018. Courtesy of the artist.


BITTEN BY THE SAME BUG: IN THE GARDEN AT SHELBURNE

REVIEW IN THE GARDEN SHELBURNE MUSEUM 6000 SHELBURNE ROAD SHELBURNE, VERMONT THROUGH AUGUST 26 by Marta Pauer-Tursi On the eve of New England’s fourth Nor’easter (with a fifth predicted), I am listening to installation artist Jennifer Angus speak about the insects, dirt and decay — yes, all those things we cringe at — that are […]


Ronald Slayton, "Last Supper," at the T.W. Wood Gallery at the Center for Arts & Learning.


CAPSULE PREVIEWS

CAPSULE PREVIEWS by Brian Goslow Juxtaposing the “satiated and the hungry,” the 10-panel “The Hunger Dream” highlights the “Ronald Slayton: Master of Watercolor” exhibition on view from May 1 through June 29 at the T.W. Wood Gallery at the Center for Arts & Learning, 46 Barre St., Montpelier, Vermont. Seen as one, the 1985 work […]



WELCOME: FROM BRIAN GOSLOW

by Brian Goslow, Managing Editor bgoslow@artscopemagazine.com We were putting this issue together as publisher Kaveh Mojtabai and national correspondent Nancy Nesvet were preparing to return to Switzerland for Art Basel 2018, where once again, Artscope has been selected to have its latest issue (the one you’re holding) available at the Collective Booth in the Magazines […]


Joel Rosario Tapia, "A Star," 2018, oil, acrylic on canvas, 16” x 20”.


SKYE GALLERY PROVIDENCE:DIVERSE AESTHETIC CONTENT

GALLERY SPOTLIGHT SKYE GALLERY 381 BROADWAY PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND by Suzanne Volmer In developing her Providence-based gallery, Jonny Skye’s modus operandi involves supporting creative voices that she views as under-recognized. Her hope is that artists’ works can “bubble up from the Earth’s crust to express their truths.” In a recent conversation, Skye discussed her commitment […]


"Stumps and Axes II," graphite on Stonehenge paper, 30” x 22”.


A THOUGHTFUL OBSERVER: KALIAN BEARS WITNESS AT COSO

COVER STORY LUCY KALIAN: WITNESSES COPLEY SOCIETY OF ART 158 NEWBURY STREET BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS MAY 17 THROUGH JUNE 17 by Elayne Clift Lucy Kalian always wanted to be an artist. As a young child, she enjoyed sitting in the kitchen watching her Armenian female relatives mold edible shells to fill with food. The shells seemed […]


Carol Odell, "Hearing from the Chorus," oil on canvas, 48” x 36”.


THE TIES THAT BIND: RELATED VISIONS ON THE CAPE

ARTISTS SPOTLIGHT ODELL ART STUDIO AND GALLERY 423 MAIN STREET CHATHAM, MASSACHUSETTS RELATED VISIONS: CAROL ODELL, TOM ODELL AND JOHN HOWELL WHITE PROVINCETOWN ART ASSOCIATION AND MUSEUM 460 COMMERCIAL STREET PROVINCETOWN, MASSACHUSETTS MAY 4 THROUGH JUNE 24 by Ron Fortier According to W. J. Clinton, “Great rewards will come to those who can live together, […]