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By - 5/8/14 - 4:14 pm
You're right, it's not art

Alexandra Knowles captured the work of a Not Art kibbitzer today, at Mass. Ave. and Huntington.

By - 5/7/14 - 3:28 pm

City councilors began work today on a zoning change that would allow art galleries to open in areas such as Newbury Street, where, technically, they are currently prohibited.

City Councilor Josh Zakim (Back Bay) said he was amazed to learn recently that ISD rejected a request by Pucker Gallery, 171 Newbury St., to move to 240 Newbury St. because of the prohibition.

By - 4/23/14 - 1:02 pm
Wired woman

Photo by Roza Yarchun. See it larger.

Jim Sullivan and his wife, Roza Yarchun, were on the way to the Sox game last night, when they spotted this seemingly incapacitated woman, just lying there in Kenmore Square. He reports:

By - 4/19/14 - 8:34 pm
Boston artwork

Chris Watson shows us the new artwork on the Boylston side of the Pru.

By - 3/24/14 - 9:31 am
Songsuits at ICA

Redsox223 took in at the Nick Cave exhibit at the ICA yesterday.

Copyright Redsox223. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 3/19/14 - 10:01 pm
Bench near the MFA

Alyssa Dion spotted this thing on a bench outside the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum this evening and wonders: "WTF is this little guy?"

Art

By - 3/18/14 - 7:50 am
Art in Somerville

Either the Not Art guy has changed directions or he has a rival. Chris Devers spotted this visual commentary in Union Square in Somerville yesterday.

Posted under this Creative Commons license and tagged as universalhub on Flickr.

By - 3/12/14 - 10:32 am

Greg Cook takes us on a tour of the museums, which plan to re-open on Nov. 16.

By - 2/5/14 - 11:20 am

The Globe reports the director of the campus museum considers it a good thing the statue has provoked discussion, even if some of that discussion consists of just how "troubling" sleepwalking man is.

By - 10/4/13 - 8:27 am

Paul Matisse's Charlestown Bells, removed from the Charles River Dam in June for repairs, are slated to be put back in place on Sunday, starting at 9 a.m.

The Friends of the Charlestown Bells expect the work to take a few hours - and say people who want to help out but who don't feel mechanically inclined can bring sandwiches.

By - 9/16/13 - 2:55 pm
New mural in Dewey Square

Our own Swirlygrrl reports workers took down the Dewey Square mural by Os Gemeos and began putting up its replacement - some black and white seascapey thing.

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

Two colors on the Greenway

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

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 much for ring toss):

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.

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 river but which had fallen into disrepair in recent years. They were taken to a studio in Groton, where, over the summer, they'll be restored to working order. J.J. Gilmartin, who took the photos in this post, explains:

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 an art project at Jeremiah Burke High School last year:

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