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.
In this retrospective there’s no question about Dion’s aesthetic eye and his capacity for the subtle, intuitive kind of taxonomy-making that artists engage in.
Artist, educator, curator, and writer Linda Weintraub is a serial homesteader. “It never occurred to me that I would not design my own living space,” she says.
In 1959, Paul Bowles traveled around Morocco with an audio recording device to capture a cultural moment he knew was on the verge of disappearing.
BOSTON — The Independent Film Festival of Boston started out earnestly and enthusiastically in 2003, blowing the minds of locals and filmmakers by being a polished, world-class (and yet 100% volunteer-run) operation from the get-go.
BOSTON — It’s snowing hard outside, and it’s a Saturday, but the second-floor hallway of the city’s newest municipal building — its school department headquarters — is filled with artists and bureaucrats.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — The small (but densely layered, as always) collection of Ann Hirsch’s work in the Bakalar Gallery at MIT’s List Center is Boston’s first introduction to her art.
BOSTON — There are so many layers to Marilyn Arsem’s piece at the Museum of Fine Arts that it’s a bit hard to know where to start.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — When visiting an art exhibit, there’s a temptation to start at the entryway and work your way through it following the path established by the curator.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Before you even enter the building, there are boats.
BOSTON — The ads for Arlene Shechet’s exhibition All at Once have been intriguing and unsettling.
When the news hit that experimental filmmaker Joe Gibbons was arrested for bank robbery in New York this past January, my first reaction was a gut one.