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Regarding Landscape: Armstrong and DiRado at Worcester State University

By Brian Goslow Top: Frank Armstrong, Cashe River, Arkansas, 1986. Bottom: Stephen DiRado, Aquinnah, MA, Juliet and Tom, July 19, 2014.   WORCESTER, MA – As the crowds flowed in and out of the opening reception for the “Regarding Landscape: Armstrong and DiRado” exhibition at Worcester State University’s Mary Cosgrove Dolphin Gallery, visitors discussed the process in […]


Boston Ballet's Swan Lake at the Boston Opera House..

Boston Ballet's Swan Lake at the Boston Opera House.


The Boston Ballet presents Swan Lake

Are We Prepared for Classical Ballet?

That was the question I kept asking myself as I opened the gates of my perception, cynical, bleary, early 21st century perception, to take in a spectacle that had been first conjured on the stage of Moscow’s Maryinsky theater by choreographers Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov working with composer Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky on January 15, 1895.


Mark Rothko, Untitled (Study for Harvard Mural), c. 1961, opaque watercolor on pale green construction paper. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of The Mark Rothko Foundation, Inc., 1986.627. © 2009 Kate Rothko Prizel and Christopher Rothko/ Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Harvard Art Museums, © President and Fellows of Harvard College.

Mark Rothko, Untitled (Study for Harvard Mural), c. 1961, opaque watercolor on pale green construction paper. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of The Mark Rothko Foundation, Inc., 1986.627. © 2009 Kate Rothko Prizel and Christopher Rothko/ Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Harvard Art Museums, © President and Fellows of Harvard College.


Grand reopening: Harvard Art Museums and the return of its Rothko paintings

Enter the newly redesigned Harvard Art Museums, filled with flooding natural light so ubiquitous that very possibly the darkest corner where dark things are hid is noon-bright; where the art conservation department is at the very top of this pyramid of light — all its tubes and bottles of color displayed for every visitor’s uplifted gaze.


Tom McAleer Bristol Warren Rhode Island

Tom McAleer painting en plein air. Art Night Bristol-Warren is to celebrate the life of Tom McAleer at season ending event October 23, 2014.


Art Night Bristol-Warren to celebrate life of Tom McAleer

The life of Tom McAleer, a much beloved member of the coastal Rhode Island art community, who recently passed away, will be celebrated on October 23 from 5-8 p.m. at Art Night Bristol-Warren’s Summer Season End Celebration at Linden Place, 500 Hope Street, Bristol, Rhode Island. The event will feature a “Plein Air Painter, Tom “Mac” McAleer” solo exhibition, Ten31 Living Renaissance Painter Sculpture, music by Red Eye Flight and works from Amaral Fabrications.


Catherine Peterson, Executive Director, Arts Boston (left) with George Nugent, Deputy Director and Kay Doyle, Ph.D., Board President, both of the Greater Lowell Community Foundation.

Catherine Peterson, Executive Director, Arts Boston (left) with George Nugent, Deputy Director and Kay Doyle, Ph.D., Board President, both of the Greater Lowell Community Foundation.


The Arts Factor study reports a $1 billion economic arts engine in Boston

“The Arts Factor shows that nonprofit arts and cultural organizations are an economic engine for Greater Boston, with $1 billion direct spending and an additional $450 million spent by audiences above and beyond the cost of admission. Our sector supports over 26,000 jobs and makes the region attractive for employers looking to attract and retain a smart workforce.”


Thi Linh Wernau, "My Injuries Don't Define Me."

Thi Linh Wernau, "My Injuries Don't Define Me", at McGladrey Gallery in Charlestown, Massachusetts.


You. Are. Beautiful. A Tribute to Warriors at the McGladrey Art Gallery

By Puloma Ghosh Waltham, MA — After following a winding path, Thi Linh Wernau found herself wanting to pursue photography professionally, years after she had discovered a love for it during her college years. She returns to her passion with the series, “You. Are. Beautiful. A Tribute to Warriors,” an inspiring look at unique individuals […]


Cecil Touchon in his Santa Fe studio

Cecil Touchon in his Santa Fe studio now exhibiting at Lanoue Fine Art in Boston.


Cornered! Cecil Touchon’s Typography Art

Cecil Touchon fits into a lot of categories, but would you expect anything else from the founder of the International Museum of Collage, Assemblage and Construction, who spent the early part of his career as a member of Fluxus in New York City?


The Monitor or the Merrimack (Gull on Pile), 1961; reworked 1960s, raw and painted wood, screws, 36 x 48 x 5 3/8 inches, Colby College Museum of Art, Gift of Mrs. Bernard Langlais.

The Monitor or the Merrimack (Gull on Pile), 1961; reworked 1960s, raw and painted wood, screws, 36 x 48 x 5 3/8 inches, Colby College Museum of Art, Gift of Mrs. Bernard Langlais.


Bernard Langlais at the Colby College Museum of Art & the Bernard Langlais Art Trail

Fresh, honest, engaging — even ‘crafty’ — have been some of the adjectives lavished on the Bernard Langlais solo exhibit now at the Colby College Museum of Art. And yes, they’re all true, in all senses; yet, I didn’t drive the three hours plus up to Waterville, Maine just to repeat them.


Colin Byrne, "One Eye."

Colin Byrne, "One Eye," currently on view at Artifactory.


Wanderlust: Alternative Burlington, Vermont

Burlington, one of the cultural hubs of Vermont, doesn’t fall short in its share of art galleries. However, throughout the town there are many nontraditional spaces for art worth exploring during a visit or a casual weekend outing. Even in the midst of a daily routine, art is around you.


What About War at Resnikoff Gallery at Roxbury Community College.

What About War at Resnikoff Gallery at Roxbury Community College.


What About War at Resnikoff Gallery Roxbury Community College

“Ars longa, vita brevis” keeps bobbing into my consciousness ever since some Latin sage (go Google him) launched that pithy phrase so many vanished empires ago. It certainly described my recent experience at the Joan Resnikoff Gallery at Roxbury Community College.