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By - 7/28/13 - 1:14 pm

Two colors on the Greenway

Photographynatalia captured one of the installations at Figment Boston on the Greenway.

Copyright Photographynatalia. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.... Read more

By - 7/28/13 - 12:45 pm

Figment cone

Arturo Gossage took in the Figment Boston exhibit along the Greenway yesterday, including this cone-struction (which doubled as a ring-toss set). Compare to the conework at the Shipyard Gallery in East Boston (which, however, is on a roof, so not likely used... Read more

By - 7/27/13 - 8:01 pm

Cod

We did not set out to explore Harbor Arts' Shipyard Gallery in East Boston today. We just wanted some Australian meat pies.

Sampling one of these treats was one of the few things on the kidlet's summer to-do list. This morning, we picked up one of her... Read more

By - 7/5/13 - 11:18 am

John Carroll gives his imprimatur to the Boston Sculptors Gallery's Convergence exhibit.

By - 6/15/13 - 12:05 am

Jim Sullivan alerts us to Pete Damon's Web site, on which Damon, an Army sergeant from Middleboro who served in Iraq shows off his paintings - painting he does despite having lost parts of his arms in Iraq.

By - 6/10/13 - 10:44 pm

Artwork packed up for trip to Groton warehouse.Artwork packed up for trip to Groton studio.

Over the weekend, volunteers dismantled the Charlestown Bells - the colorful series of bells across the Charles River Damn that once let you ring out across the... Read more

By - 6/1/13 - 4:20 pm

Ch-Ch-Chia

Carolyn Lewenberg's The Head is currently sprouting in front of the Boston Latin School parking lot - literally. Those bag things on its head contain grass seed, which this morning showed signs of sprouting - and of needing a good soak.

Lewenberg describes the head's origins as... Read more

By - 5/27/13 - 12:00 am

Some cranky citizen took a picture of the giant mural in Dewey Square, you know, the one of the kid with the shirt wrapped around his head and filed a complaint with the city:

Terrorist mural on the front of the building across from the Federal Building. This is a disgrace and should be removed or painted over immediately. With marathon events last

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By - 2/13/13 - 2:21 pm

Fish heads

Local lad at Shaw's on Hyde Park Avenue has fun with fish heads.

By - 10/15/12 - 8:32 pm

MBTA photoMBTA photo.Forty years ago, artist Dennis Kowal loaned the MBTA his "Constellations" statue for installation at the Hynes Green Line station.

The T installed it along the walkway to the Boylston Street entrance, where it's gone largely unnoticed in recent years, since the T's locked that entrance... Read more

By - 9/4/12 - 10:12 am

Big Red & Shiny is coming back and is using Kickstarter to raise funds to create "a bigger and bolder Blog devoted to New England art & artists and a monthly web-based Journal with perceptive and incisive writing from around the globe." With art/music/dance in the South End on Sept. 29 and panel discussions on art writing and community at MIT on Oct. 27.... Read more

By - 8/7/12 - 6:22 pm

Big head on the Greenway. Photo by Jeff Cutler. Posted under this Creative Commons license.Big head on the Greenway. Photo by Jeff Cutler. Posted under this Creative Commons license.

Natasha Vianna, who is Brazilian-American, says she was... Read more

By - 7/26/12 - 6:00 pm

Two Brazilian artists are transforming the plain brown side of that thing in the middle of the Greenway in Dewey Square into a mural - which will stay up until it gets to faded and ugly in the weather to stay up any longer.

Photo of their progress earlier today.... Read more

By - 6/11/12 - 6:23 am

The Globe reports the FBI is planning an advertising campaign - similar to the one that brought down Whitey Bulger - around the 1990 Gardner art heist.

By - 3/17/12 - 5:04 pm

The fantasist stirred up a bit of a hornet's nest with his not entirely factual "report" from the alleged Apple slaveshops of China. But the Phoenix's Carly Carioli reports he played a little fast and loose with the facts surrounding that performance at ART in 2007 when an entire class of students at a Christian school walked out.... Read more

By - 2/18/12 - 10:34 am

Matthew Wilding reports stumbling onto an exhibit by six contemporary Egyptian artists (one of whom died in Tahrir Square) at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts.

I don’t know whether this exhibit was "good art" (though it's affiliation with the MFA infers it). I do know that it was incredibly effective. It was interesting and beautiful, and it made me relate to

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By - 1/20/12 - 10:45 am

Boston Daily totals up all the money spent on art-museum expansion in the Boston area over a decade, and comes up with a pretty large number.

By - 1/14/12 - 12:19 pm

New Renzo Piano wing

Greg Cook takes us on a tour of the new Renzo Piano wing of the Fenway museum:

The addition's new 300-seat concert hall and a special exhibition gallery are dashing. And they make the old building better too by freeing up space to

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By - 10/24/11 - 8:02 am

Anulfo introduces us to East Boston's Shipyard Gallery:

I love that it is less than 10 minute walk from Maverick Station on the Blue Line. I also love that behind each one of the thirty works (mostly sculpture) on display is a pressing environmental issue facing our oceans. I also love that I get to learn about the sponsoring organization behind each piece

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