The New England Foundation for the Arts reports it's won a $1.7-million, three-year grant to foster art project in Boston neighborhoods.
Julian Tryba gives us the time-lapse of the installation of the Echelman piece above the Greenway.Read more
The city today launched what it hopes is a 15-month conversation on how to boost art in Boston. Boston Creates will:
Provide an opportunity for Bostonâ€™s many communities and neighborhoods to create a cultural blueprint highlighting Bostonâ€™s strengths and setting innovative goals for the future. Weâ€™ll look at community organizations and individual artists; cultural spaces and facilities; our cultural heritage and communities; our festivals...Read more
WBUR reports the appointment of Matthew Teitelbaum, currently director of the Art Gallery of Ontario, which his father, artist Mashel Teitelbaum, used to picket as being elitist - which brings us to an open letter to Teitelbaum by Greg Cook, who knows something about combating elitism at the MFA....Read more
She writes of her overall work:
During my childhood, I was nurtured by a loving and supportive community of men and women who played important roles in my life. In everything I create, I hear them...Read more
Illuminus Boston cranks up at 6 p.m. with "large-scale projections and light installations alongside immersive sound, performance, and multimedia experiences that reimagine the city at night," in the area around 540 Harrison Ave.
This will be Boston's first "Nuit Blanche" festival and will include art installations and music, film and dance performances, all running until midnight....Read more
With some help from friends, designer Don Eyles today launched Fort Point Channel's latest floating artwork: A pyramid made of plastic blocks painted to look like the paving stones that used to line Boston streets.
Some of the neighborhood's toughest artists - and one little kid - raised the wooden beams on which the pyramid sat and it glided, more or less, into the...Read more
Don Eyles and crew are scheduled to launch this floating pyramid from Necco Court into Fort Point Channel at 2:30 p.m. today.Read more