At the Worcester Art Museum, Shih Chieh Huang has assembled bioluminescent kinetic sculptures made of dollar store materials.
Christopher Snow Hopkins
Christopher Snow Hopkins is an independent writer and critic living in Boston. He recently received an M.A. from the Courtauld Institute of Art in London.
A Journey Through James Turrell’s Disorienting World at the Newly Expanded MASS MoCA
Into the Light, which will remain on long-term view at the museum, brings together installations from every stage of Turrell’s five-decade career.
Death and Perseverance in the Lodz Ghetto, Captured by One of Its Inhabitants
An official photographer in the ghetto administration, Henryk Ross defied the laws of the Nazi regime by taking clandestine photographs of Jewish residents as they confronted poverty, squalor, debasement, and death.
Re-performing the Histories of African American Public Figures
In Written in Smoke and Fire, Edgar Arceneaux reappropriates blackface and examines the legacy of a quasi-sacral figure in national history, Martin Luther King, Jr.
On Election Day, Revisiting Carrie Mae Weems’s Endorsement of Hillary Clinton
Carrie Mae Weems presents the country as a place of division, a bubbling brew of hope and desperation and love and hate.
Drivel, Drool, Babble, Blabber: An Evening with Mel Bochner
The highly influential conceptual artist Mel Bochner recapitulates his 50-year dalliance with the English thesaurus.
An Artist Attempts to Resensitize Us to Images of Violence
BOSTON — In “Inextinguishable Fire,” a digital video by Cassils, the artist assumes the aspect of a martyr while being enveloped by flames.
Digital Colonialism and the Marginalization of Australia’s Indigenous Peoples
LONDON — Inside Furtherfield Gallery, one is confronted by the noxious fruits of British colonialism.
In Tate Modern’s New Wing, a Broader, More Global View of Art
LONDON — The day began in the Turbine Hall, the 85-foot-tall atrium at the heart of Tate Modern, the most visited museum of modern and contemporary art in the world.