New England Journal of Aesthetic Research reports that Brandeis University in suburban Boston is pledging not to sell any art from its renowned Brandeis Rose Art Museum, after ex-president Jehuda Reinharz attempted to close the museum and sell its collection in 2009.
Greg Cook is proud to be a yokel. As an art critic for The Boston Phoenix weekly, an independent blogger and artist, Greg is a staunch fan and supporter of the Boston contemporary art community. What bugs him about this city’s art scene is that he might have a better opinion of the scene than it does of itself. In a series of blog posts on his New England Journal for Aesthetic Research, Greg has outlined a Yokelist manifesto for a Boston art community with enough confidence to drive itself to greater heights, art world capital or not.