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.
A large survey exhibition comprehensively traces the internet’s influence on artistic practice since 1989, uneasily and unexpectedly revealing how it can subsume both the art and its viewing contexts.
The museum will close the show 10 days early, in accordance with the wishes of Nicholas Nixon, who has been accused of sexual harassment by several of his former students.
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.
The artist and filmmaker’s two-channel video piece “Ashes,” having its US debut at the ICA in Boston, forces the viewer to reconcile disparate scenes projected onto either side of a suspended screen.
BOSTON — Founded in 1933 by the classicist John Andrew Rice, Black Mountain College was a shoestring operation deep in the heart of the rural American South that opened as the Great Depression began and another World War loomed just over the horizon.
BOSTON — The ads for Arlene Shechet’s exhibition All at Once have been intriguing and unsettling.
BOSTON — There is no actual historical evidence to support the idea that Jesús Malverde ever existed, and stories of Mexico’s “Robin Hood-like bandit” seem likely to have been fabricated over time, embellished, and then mainlined directly into the central nervous system of narco-culture thug life.
SOMERVILLE, Mass. — The idea that a work may be finished before some mysterious visual and artistic calculus is complete tends toward the blasphemous. And, with a shrug of the shoulders, to simply imply that you are finished with a painting or drawing when you don’t want to work on it anymore — well, that’s just how Amy Sillman rolls …