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.
Tuesday, July 10th, 2018 at 10:14 am
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".
Tuesday, July 10th, 2018 at 9:27 am
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 […]
Thursday, July 5th, 2018 at 9:30 am
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 […]
Thursday, July 5th, 2018 at 9:24 am
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.
Tuesday, June 19th, 2018 at 9:30 am
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),
Fabric, thread, and stainless steel,
78 1/4 x 24 x 20 in.
Thursday, June 14th, 2018 at 11:21 am
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.
Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 at 12:53 pm
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: 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.
Tuesday, June 12th, 2018 at 10:19 am
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.
Thursday, June 7th, 2018 at 2:51 pm
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.
Tuesday, May 29th, 2018 at 12:40 pm
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 […]