By - 9/22/14 - 8:26 am
Shell at Eastport Park

Chris Rich recently visited Eastport Park, an open-air sculpture garden on the South Boston waterfront.

Copyright Chris Rich. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 8/24/14 - 12:35 pm
Artist at work in the Back Bay

Stevil watched an artist painting the scene on Commonwealth Avenue in the Back Bay the other day.

In Fields Corner, a woman looked at some of the life-size self portraits on Dorchester Avenue, part of Dot Art's annual "Portraits, People and Places" exhibit.

By - 7/9/14 - 7:21 am

Somerville Nieghborhood News interviews the Not Art guy, who lives in Somerville:

In the past, creating ‘not art’ was something he did for fun. But this year, after he lost two food service jobs in three months, he decided it was a sign that he should pursue art full-time. ... "I'm planning on staying here,” he said. "I'm not going to be moving to Brooklyn like everybody else."

By - 5/18/14 - 10:53 am
Dance ensemble at Chuckie Harris Park in Somerville

Dan Meade took in the Embrace Dance Company at Chuckie Harris Park as part of the Somerville Arts Council's Dancing in the Streets program yesterday.

But that wasn't all. Mike Ball enjoyed some music as part of the citywide PorchFest:

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?"


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


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