Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010), "Untitled" 2005, Fabric, thread, and stainless steel, 78 1/4 x 24 x 20 in.

Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010), "Untitled" 2005, Fabric, thread, and stainless steel, 78 1/4 x 24 x 20 in.


Galleries Sector at Art Basel

Basel, Switzerland ⎯ The Galleries sector of Art Basel was lively and bustling on the last day of VIP entrance. Lots of lookers, buyers, and stimulating conversations with gallery directors. Crowds of people lined up to talk about the works. The larger number of VIPS compared to last year’s group probably meant there were more […]


Marsha Nouritza Odabashian, Altamira (detail).

“Marsha Nouritza Odabashian: Skins” is on view through June 24 at the Armenian Museum of America, 65 Main St., Watertown, Mass. For more information, call (617) 926-2562 or visit https://www.armenianmuseum.org/skins.


Marsha Nouritza Odabashian: Skins – The Body Landscape at the Armenian Museum of America

By J. Fatima Martins WATERTOWN, MASS. — Marsha Nouritza Odabashian’s small but mighty solo exhibition “Skins” is on view through June 24 at the Armenian Museum of America. “Skins” features 3 components — “Reliquaries Series,” “Altamira” and “Galaxy Waltz” — that dialogue together, creating a powerful meditative and revelatory environment containing within a remarkable transcend […]


“Nora Valdez: Immigration Nation” was on display from May 25 through 28 at the Museum of Fine Art, Boston, 465 Huntington Ave., Boston, Mass. For more information, call (617) 267-9300.


Nora Valdez’s Immigration Nation Settles at MFA Boston for Memorial Day Weekend

By Suzanne Volmer On Memorial Day Weekend, audiences at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston will have the opportunity to encounter “Immigration Nation” by artist Nora Valdez. This Intervention style artwork is planned as a happening in three locations inside the MFA: the Shapiro Family Courtyard, Gallery 168 and Druker Family Pavilion. The artist will […]


David Brewster, Peale’s Triangle, 2017, oil on board.

David Brewster, Peale’s Triangle, 2017, oil on board.


DAVID BREWSTER: EXPLORING MARYLAND’S SOCIAL LANDSCAPE

David Brewster, originally a Marylander, now practicing in rural Vermont, is one gutsy artist. His solo exhibition at The Maryland Historical Society in Baltimore shows his depiction of events and characters important to him that should be important to all of us. The Maryland Historical Society, honoring its mission of presenting work relevant to Maryland’s history, good or bad, brutal and violent, proves equally brave in presenting Brewster’s paintings.


Lisa Lebofsky, "Melting Iceberg 4", oil on aluminum, 25” x 40”.


CORNERED: LISA LEBOFSKY

by Brian Goslow Lisa Lebofsky is a painter from New York who is currently in the midst of an 18 to 24-month long mission of residency hopping across The United States and Canada. Her paintings explore the emotional and physical human relationship with nature. Artscope managing editor Brian Goslow exchanged questions with her via email […]


Maggie Stark, "Boomerang".


WORDS BITE AT HALLSPACE GALLERY

by Lisa Mikulski As a writer, I love the power of words but I will freely admit, there are times when the words we write, read and speak can seem like a minefield of misinterpretation or a source for derision. This has never been truer than in today’s social and political climate. “Words Bite,” now showing at Hallspace Gallery, […]


Ann Morgan Spalter, "World of Water", still from video.


INVIGORATING THE SENSES: ON AND ON AT WHEATON

UNIVERSITY SPOTLIGHT ON & ON: ARTS WITHOUT END & COLOR-ISM BEARD & WEIL GALLERIES WHEATON COLLEGE 26 EAST MAIN STREET NORTON, MASSACHUSETTS JANUARY 24 THROUGH FEBRUARY 23 by Suzanne Volmer The professional hats worn by Elizabeth Keithline include artist, public art consultant, critic, writer and teacher. This past autumn, she was appointed as interim director […]


Installation view of Anna Kunz: Venus exhibition (Image courtesy PC-G; photograph by Scott Alario).


WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS?: ANNA KUNZ AT PC GALLERIES

REVIEW ANNA KUNZ: VENUS REILLY GALLERY SMITH CENTER FOR THE ARTS PROVIDENCE COLLEGE 63 EATON STREET PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND THROUGH FEBRUARY 24 by Suzanne Volmer Known for its theater, Chicago has a cadre of contemporary visual artists garnering national and international attention due to their performative edge. New England audiences can explore a ripple of […]


Anish Kapoor, "Non-Object (Door)", 2008, stainless steel, 110” x 46 ½"


ART BASEL MIAMI BEACH 2017: CHECKING THE ART WORLD’S PULSE

EVENT ART BASEL MIAMI BEACH 2017 CONVENTION CENTER SOUTH BEACH, MIAMI, FLORIDA ART BASEL HONG KONG MARCH 29-31, 2018 ART BASEL SWITZERLAND JUNE 14-17, 2018 ART BASEL MIAMI BEACH DECEMBER 6-9, 2018 ARTBASEL.COM by Nancy Nesvet For this writer, Art Basel Miami Beach 2017, the world’s biggest art show — in space, sales, artist and […]


"Via", diptych, hand-dyed, hand-stitched cotton 80” x 60”.


TWO ROADS DIVERGED…: VON MERTENS AT UMASS LOWELL

REVIEW ANNA VON MERTENS: COLOR: A LOVE STORY UNIVERSITY GALLERY AT UMASS LOWELL MAHONEY HALL 870 BROADWAY STREET LOWELL, MASSACHUSETTS JANUARY 22 THROUGH MARCH 3 by Greg Morell There are two divergent roads of aesthetic departure for New Hampshire artist Anna Von Mertens. In one direction, we discover works of popular whimsy — a lighthearted […]