Tag Archives: deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum

Being in the Hands of Ursula von Rydingsvard

In connection with the exhibition Expanding Abstraction at the deCordova Museum (April 7—September 17, 2017) the museum’s Process Gallery highlights the art of Ursula von Rydingsvard and other women artists with work in deCordova Sculpture Park. I’m posting now to extend the connection to a recent monumental sculpture by Ursula von Rydingsvard at MIT.

Beverly Pepper, A Presence of Her Own

Lately I’ve been motivated by my goal to post about every woman artist with work on the Boston Public Art Walk before Women’s History Month next year. Sudden Presence is Beverly Pepper’s Cor-ten steel sculpture on that walk. Suddenly I saw how much I had been missing.

Eternal Presence by John Wilson, Different Versions

Eternal Presences: John Wilson’s Art in Roxbury, Framingham and Lincoln

Playful Work by Artist Thomas Willis in Home Depot House at deCordova

This is my third post about deCordova Biennial’s Home Depot House but first to include a direct link to artist John C. Gonzalez’ story of how it came to be. Curating a  series of month-long residencies there by six different artists, John carried out the first one, in early fall.  Now in nearly spring, this final residency […]

John Osorio-Buck, Artist with Crickets at Home Depot House

At deCordova on a sunny chilly Friday afternoon at the end of February, I got to see how John Osorio-Buck has transformed Home Depot House. For this artist it has become a space to study,raise, harvest, prepare, and serve crickets, but only until Sunday afternoon,  March 9.  I’m posting now to alert  people  to this […]

Indoors Outdoors: Home Depot House at deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum

As a volunteer guide at the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum for more than a decade, I should be accustomed to changes indoors  with each new exhibit  and outdoors with each new artwork. Yet some changes still startle me. For instance, in late September  at the top of the steps near the museum entrance a huge crane deposited […]