This Thanksgiving I give thanks to Mary Frank because she makes me keep thinking about art, including hers. She makes me want to give time to the surprising, sustaining gifts of art. She makes me want to share my view of what an artist like Mary Frank has done and can do. For now I’ll share […]
Both historic sites have formal gardens as well as multiple inspiring, flexible woodland areas where artists or curators chose to temporarily place their 21st-century art.
Beach creatures in Boston preview events and PEM exhibit for Strandbeest: The Dream Machines of Theo Jansen.
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 […]
This post shares seven short stories from the short life of an immense mural and invites everyone to add their own stories of Seven Moon Junction before it vanishes from Dewey Square Park.
Eternal Presences: John Wilson’s Art in Roxbury, Framingham and Lincoln
Since 1965, Alexander Calder’s forty-foot-tall dark, handsome stabile* called La Grande Voile (The Big Sail) has stood on MIT’s campus within view of the Charles River, livened by small white sleek sails in certain seasons. Why now after nearly fifty years in Cambridge does this mighty metal sculpture call for new attention from someone like […]