Clockwise from top left: Belle Brett, Fading Light, Safe Harbor, at CAA; Sue Rollins, Autruche, mixed media monotype, at Creative Arts Workshop; Carola Doll, Bubblecut Barbie, Blonde, crayon on board, at Gary Marotta Fine Art; Jan Pieter van Voorst van Beest, King Neptune, Coney Island, 2017, archival pigment print, at MMPA.

Clockwise from top left: Belle Brett, Fading Light, Safe Harbor, at CAA; Sue Rollins, Autruche, mixed media monotype, at Creative Arts Workshop; Carola Doll, Bubblecut Barbie, Blonde, crayon on board, at Gary Marotta Fine Art; Jan Pieter van Voorst van Beest, King Neptune, Coney Island, 2017, archival pigment print, at MMPA.


CAPSULE PREVIEWS: CAMBRIDGE ART ASSOCIATION, CREATIVE ARTS WORKSHOP, GARY MAROTTA FINE ART & MAINE MUSEUM OF PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTS

By Brian Goslow Selected from 103 entries, the Cambridge Art Association’s “2018 Emerging Artists Exhibition,” which has its opening reception on Thursday, July 12 from 6-9 p.m. at the Kathryn Schultz Gallery, 25 Lowell St., Cambridge, Massachusetts, scored loudly on the annual exhibition’s intent of serving as a showcase for “a selection of work the […]


Howard Johnson, The Aether Bunny, 2018, Prismacolor, graphite, ink pen, crayons and various papers mounted on Ampersand staged board, 18" x 24" x 3/4".

Howard Johnson, The Aether Bunny, 2018, Prismacolor, graphite, ink pen, crayons and various papers mounted on Ampersand staged board, 18" x 24" x 3/4".


HOWARD JOHNSON: PHANTASTROPHIES AT THE FITCHBURG ART MUSEUM

By J. Fatima Martins Howard Johnson’s solo exhibition, “Phantastrophies,” is on view now at the Fitchburg Art Museum (FAM) through September 30. Organized by FAM’s museum director, Nick Capasso, the exhibition continues FAM’s interest in providing solo exhibitions for New England artists who demonstrate exceptional skill and have an extensive oeuvre with a distinctive and […]



Carissa Rodriguez’s The Maid at MIT List Visual Arts Center

By Jacob Cutler Image: Carissa Rodriguez, The Maid, 2018, video still, 2018. 4K video with sound. Carissa Rodriguez’s newest film, “The Maid,” is currently on view at the MIT List Visual Arts Center. The film portrays a day in the life of Sherrie Levine’s “Newborn” sculptures. It follows these crystal sculptures to private and institutional residencies […]



America, Now at Providence Art Club

By J. Fatima Martins Images: TOP: Lois Harada, Reminder, letterpress print (edition of 40) and Peter Cambell, Yearning to Be Free, oil and assemblage. BOTTOM: Kevin Clancy, Untitled (Skinned), United States flags, bleach, chains, sinew. The National Open Juried Exhibition “America, Now” is on view at Providence Art Club (PAC) through July 20. It offers […]


Mikhael Subotzky & Patrick Waterhouse, Ponte City, 2008-2014.

Mikhael Subotzky & Patrick Waterhouse, Ponte City, 2008-2014.


Unlimited at Art Basel: Ritual and Community Building

By Nancy Nesvet The Unlimited sector at Art Basel 2018 had great video and fabulous installations that alternately made me laugh, think and cry. Lots of work could be categorized as social justice, running the gamut. Alfredo Jaar’s The Hong Kong Project, including A Hundred Times Nguyen, runs four different images of a little girl […]


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 […]


On the left: "Head" by Francis Bacon, 1949. On the right: "Le Nez (The Nose)" by Alberto Giacometti, 1947–1949.

On the left: "Head" by Francis Bacon, 1949. On the right: "Le Nez (The Nose)" by Alberto Giacometti, 1947–1949.


It’s a beautiful day at the Beyeler Foundation.

It’s Tuesday, June 12 and Kaveh Mojtabai, Artscope publisher, accompanied by Nancy Nesvet, writer, have the distinct pleasure of attending a talk at the Fondation Beyeler in Riehen, Switzerland. The talk includes Sam Keller, foundation director, along with Chief Curator Raphael Bouvier, and Diana Widmaier Picasso, the granddaughter of Marie Therese Walter and Pablo Picasso. […]


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 […]


Image: “Push” by Doug Cross and “The Color Blues I Would Miss Most If I Went Blind Part 2” by Mia Cross are their unique interpretations of the word anxiety.


Doug and Mia Cross’s individual work “crosses” over on their collaborative group show at Fountain Street

By Jacob Cutler   “Crossover,” an exhibition featuring the work of Doug and Mia Cross, is on view at Fountain Street Gallery through July 1. This is the first exhibition in which the father-daughter duo has created work together. The main thesis of the exhibition was that the two artists would have a prompt of […]


“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 […]