WALTHAM, Mass. — Who Does She Think She Is? is a remarkable monographic exhibition of Rosalyn Drexler’s varied work.
WALTHAM, Mass. — At root, Lisa Yuskavage is a portraitist. And while detractors still summon up the provocations in her work, focusing on the perkily carved breasts and openly displayed genitalia, those aspects are only a single, thin veneer atop the subjects she paints.
WALTHAM, Mass. — To say that painting is having a moment would be ironic – since, despite periodic claims regarding its demise or return, it clearly never went very far away.
WALTHAM, Massachusetts — There are two large buoys hanging in the front windows of the landlocked Rose Art Museum, sitting like beacons behind the glass façade. Drawn in by the swollen structures, I climbed the stairs, past Chris Burden’s “Light of Reason,” and into Mark Bradford’s imaginary waters.
WALTHAM, Mass. — Back in 2009, Brandeis University announced that it would close its Rose Art Museum and sell off the entire collection, widely regarded as one of the best holdings of postwar and contemporary art in the country.
WALTHAM, Mass. — At the Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University, the art historian Katy Siegel has curated an exhibition titled The Matter that Surrounds Us, a group show of Wols and Charline von Heyl.
This week, Geronimo’s eye, classic New York art dealer profiles, did arts reporting save the Rose Art Museum, in defense of bare walls, Uffizi’s new iPad app, artist suppression, Frederick Law Olmstead on the US South, Marshall McLuhan speaking to high school students (circa 1960s), a video tour of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater and photographs at the Library of Congress that include the photographer’s shadow.
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.