Category design

Matthew Hoffman on the Greenway and Rachel Perry Welty at the Gardner

Artists Choose Words for Us to Ponder:
On a mild sunny February Sunday, I set out to see Rachel Perry Welty’s statement at the Gardner Museum and Matthew Hoffman’s phrases along the Greenway Fence. These two temporary installations have been up since early January 2016 and will be down again in several months.

Sean Collier Memorial at MIT: Measured, Meaningful, Memorable

I’ve visited the Sean Collier Memorial at MIT a few times since it ‘opened’ in April 2015. Why do I keep wanting to return? Of course, I want to know it well enough to write a worthy post about such a significant work of art outdoors. But even without this purpose, I’m drawn toward its […]

Artists Reveal Process, Purpose and Passion in TED Talks

Background and links to TED Talks by Janet Echelman, Theo Jansen, and JR; links to recent posts about these artists in Art Outdoors.

Well Worth Walking on the Greenway this week

Inspired by great weather and fleeting chances, I frame windows of opportunity to enjoy art on the Greenway.

Another Way to Explore Art on the Greenway

Four Installations for the Design Biennial Boston   Besides looking up at sculptured sheep, aerial art, and a seventy-foot tall mural, you can also explore art at ground level on the Greenway. The four pieces selected for the Design Biennial allow you to get close, all around, and, for two, even inside. These four award […]