What’s cooking at CREATE2013 Boston

“Look out, there’s bones in that!” warned sous chef Jade Taylor of Supper Y’all, as she plated a tantalizing hunk of BBQ pig tail on a bed of ramps and flower petals, a tasting menu item inspired by the American Traditional work of tattoo artist Edwin Marquez. This was no ordinary art opening, nor typical tasting for the foodie community of Boston. This was CREATE2013 — the 2nd annual pairing up of Boston’s rising star chefs with local artists to find common ground between their culinary and visual worlds …


East Boston Open Studios director June Krinsky-Rudder standing in front of her work.

East Boston Open Studios director June Krinsky-Rudder standing in front of her work.


CORNERED: EAST BOSTON ARTISTS GROUP OPEN STUDIOS

BOSTON, MA – East Boston Open Studios takes places this Saturday and Sunday, May 18 and 19. artscope managing editor Brian Goslow cornered June Krinsky-Rudder co-founder of the East Boston Artists Group Open Studios to discuss event preparations, what makes the open studio experience special and what they offer to the arts community. HOW LONG […]



Cornered: Julie Barry of Cambridge Open Studios

Cambridge Open Studios takes place Saturday and Sunday, May 11 and 12 (North/West) and May 18 and 19 (East/Central). Artscope managing editor Brian Goslow cornered Julie Barry, Director of Community Arts for the Cambridge Arts Council, who oversees Cambridge Open Studios, to discuss event preparations, what makes the open studio experience special and what they […]


Rachel Mello at Somerville Open Studios.

Rachel Mello at Somerville Open Studios (SOS).


Cornered: Rachel Mello, Somerville Open Studios

Somerville, MA – The Boston area will see a series of Open Studios Weekends in the month of May. Artscope managing editor Brian Goslow cornered Rachel Mello, Coordinator, Somerville Open Studios (May 4-5); to discuss event preparations, what makes the open studio experience special and what they offer to the arts community. HOW LONG HAVE […]


Mason's Chain Bridge at La Capelli Salon Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Mason's Chain Bridge at La Capelli Salon.


Ed Mason at Cambridge’s La Capelli Salon

By James Foritano Cambridge, MA – My neighbor in Cambridge was a very quiet guy who turned his considerable intellect towards the psychology of children and childhood. Who, except his intimates, knew that Ed Mason possessed a kinetic imagination — an imagination that takes the viewer by the hand, inviting him or her down the […]



Covering art in Boston: a personal post By Lindsey Davis

I can’t believe April is already here, especially since that means my time interning for Artscope Magazine has ended. Each week I’ve covered two events or galleries for the Zine online, condensing a performance or an exhibition down to 500 words. I’ve learned there isn’t really a formula for this kind of writing, but a […]


Aparna Agrawal, "Mapmaking."


The Wheaton Biennial: Drawing Out of Bounds at Wheaton College

Elizabeth Michelman visits The Weaton Biennial drawing exhibition, curated by Judith Tannenbaum, and finds a collection that prioritizes formal experimentation over technical skill, and includes themes of cultural identity.



Q & A with Joi Gresham, Director and Co-Trustee of the Lorraine Hansberry Literary Trust

Huntington Theater Company in Boston’s South End is currently performing Lorraine Hansberry’s “A Raisin in the Sun,” a play that first debuted in 1959. When Hansberry passed away in 1965, she named her former husband as her literary executor, and that man later remarried Joi Gresham’s mother.


Kelly Reemtsen's "Mixed Metaphor," 2012


At The Armory Show

A few weekends ago, I attended my first-ever international art fair, taking the train from Boston’s South Station to Penn Station in New York City to spend six hours walking through rows and rows of art at The Armory Show.


Blizzard Nemo descending upon Peters Park, Boston.

Blizzard Nemo descending upon Peters Park, Boston.


Blizzard Nemo Causing Postponements

A number of events scheduled for this weekend have been postponed due to impending blizzard Nemo; almost all of tonight’s openings have been cancelled. Here are the latest cancellations and postponements with rescheduled dates we’ve received up to this time: