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Sunday at the SoWa

If you missed South End Open Studios, First Fridays are the next best thing; visiting with Ann Strassman & John Gonnella by Shem Tane (Artscope is proud of its intern program which has an end goal of helping area college students polish their writing, reporting and research skills to help develop the next generation of […]

Percy Fortini-Wright: Untangled lines, Photo provided by Jon Merritt


Percy Fortini-Wright: Entangled Lines at the Copley Society of Art by Shem Tane Using acrylic or spray paint, the art style of Percy Fortini-Wright’s, whose “Entangled Rhymes” exhibition opened last Thursday, Oct. 8, at Boston’s Copley Society of Art, focuses on the background of the urban environment.   His latest works are heavily rooted in […]

Wanderlust: Spain

By James Foritano (When he’s not covering the visual and theatrical arts for artscope, Mr. Foritano has been know to travel the world in search of new experiences — sometimes as an observer, other times as a participant. In this instance, he’s a bit of both during his recent trip overseas, which he shares with […]

Works exhibited at the South End Open Studios 2015.

Works exhibited at the South End Open Studios 2015.

In Review: South End Open Studios 2015

It was wonderful to get to meet so many incredibly talented artists at the SOWA Open Studios event this year. There was so much to see and so many interesting people to meet that it was hard to ever leave. Two artists based at 450 Harrison Ave. left quite an impression on me when I stepped into their studios…

Finding Fay Festival

The Finding Fay Festival, which takes place September 10 through 15, celebrates the life and spirit of local artist and philanthropist Fay Chandler with a series of events, memorials and concerts.

John Pagano's studio in Worcester, Massachusetts.

John Pagano's studio in Worcester, Massachusetts.

Artscope revisits: John Pagano

Worcester, Massachusetts-based abstract expressionist painter John Pagano, who was featured in Artscope’s March/April 2013 issue, has his next solo exhibition, “Accentuated Gestures,” this September 4-27 at the Sprinkler Factory Gallery in Worcester.

John Evans, Field on Nantucket, oil on canvas, 42" x 42”.

John Evans, Field on Nantucket, oil on canvas, 42" x 42”.

Artist profile: John Evans

Boston-based painter John Evans incorporates art into all aspects of his life. His Natick home is adorned with work, old and new, by both himself and his wife, Carolyn. Although his studio only had two current pieces, both works-in-progress, there was an abundant quantity of drafts of many of his works, emphasizing the amount of time and effort he spends on one piece.

Discover Quincy

The Discover Quincy Pop Up Art Gallery

The corner of Ross and Cliveden is host to a huge graffiti mural that reads, “Quincy for the arts” which is fitting for the building that has been alive with creativity this summer thanks to Discover Quincy.

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David B Boyce

David B Boyce.

David B. Boyce, Cast as One of the Four Figures in George Segal’s Gay Liberation Monument, dies at 65

Born in 1949 in Washington DC, Mr. Boyce began to visit New York City while an undergraduate student a UMASS Amherst. In 1970 he eventually dropped out of college and moved to Manhattan. At different times, depending on projects, Mr. Boyce worked for the Sidney Janis Gallery and Pace Gallery, and eventually as assistant director of the Holly Solomon Gallery, guiding Holly Solomon from 1975-77 in establishing a roster of artists. Among the artists represented in the new gallery was Robert Mapplethorpe. For a short time Mr. Boyce and Mr. Mapplethorpe were lovers.