Ideas, Arrangements, Effects is a rare, straightforward handbook for teachers, community organizers, artists on how to create communities we aspire toward.
A reporter visits the new MassArt Art Museum (MAAM) and speaks to some of the 2,600 visitors who passed through the front doors on opening day.
Having 40 years of Holzer’s work in one place means it’s possible to trace lines of activity that are subtler and more poetic than the broad strokes she’s most known for.
Dodge’s work implies that you’ll eventually have to rethink love formally in order to reconcile technology and humanity.
A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women at the Museum Susch suggests that letting women be multivalent is a critical piece of letting women be seen.
Curiosity diverted Tony Conrad into the underground worlds of experimental music and filmmaking, and to an unpretentious understanding of himself as a conceptual artist.
Julie Doucet’s 1990’s comic series Dirty Plotte was wildly imaginative and raucous, pulled no punches, and teetered constantly and surreally on the delicious edge between gross and fascinating.
With its new Watershed space, the ICA has to navigate a delicate balance of bringing art into East Boston without displacing the communities and artists already there.
Cannon, who died when he was just 31, made enduring and vibrant works melding Native American and more mainstream artistic and pop culture imagery.
Spending time in Laurie Anderson’s “The Chalkroom” reminded me of Terry Gilliam’s film, Time Bandits, where what seems like an endless landscape is revealed to be a mirror when someone breaks it.
The Peabody Essex Museum is looking a little more inward in its efforts to build its audience — at its own exhibition design practices, and then, even further inward, at human cognition.
Clarity Haynes doesn’t give us a face to look at, forcing the eye to find hints of identity in a bitten thumbnail, a tattoo, or a piece of jewelry.