Monthly Archives: November 2010

Phantom Itunes Project II: Helvetica

    So you may remember in September when I found an ancient itunes gift card lodged in my couch and decided to spend its balance on Art House flicks. For the second installment of P.I.P. I decided to watch Helvetica, yknow-the … Continue reading

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Weekly Wrap-Up for November 12, 2010

                                       (Nora Richardson of Rifrakt, showing at Voltage Coffee & Art) Hope you enjoyed your day off yesterday.. if you had it. … Continue reading

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Open Studios: The Drive-by Shooting Edition

     (Beauty & the Beasties, Resa Blatman) After getting my head on straight about all the fantastic open studios I went to last weekend, I figure it might be best to simply share some links to some of the … Continue reading

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Make Art Not War: Modern Art as a CIA Weapon?

  “Revealed: how the spy agency used unwitting artists such as Pollock and de Kooning in a cultural Cold War” A pretty long piece chock full of historical info, and a weak abridged version won’t do it justice. So, settle … Continue reading

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Web Finds for November 8th, 2010

(Guillermo Rigattieri) Hope you all had a great weekend! I had a chance to check out the Waltham, Fenway, and Vernon Street Open Studios.  3 out of 6 ain’t bad. Hoping to show some love to the many artists I … Continue reading

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Weekly Wrap-Up: Open Studios Edition

(Liz Gribin whose work will be feat. at Newton OpenStudios) Happy Friday!  As we come out of this rain spittle week, I can think of no better way to welcome in the weekend than with a stiff cocktail in one … Continue reading

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Banksy Bedtime Stories

                   nce upon a time, there was a king who ruled a great and glorious nation. Favourite amongst his subjects was the court painter of whom he was very proud. Everybody agreed … Continue reading

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Eadweard Muybridge and Animal Locomotion

Eadweard Muybridge(April 9, 1830- May 8, 1904) was an English photographer whom I have mentioned a few times on FLUX. as an influence behind  the work of Jeffrey Heyne and whose pigeon study is currently the background for the FLUX. … Continue reading

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Most Expensive Paintings. Ever.

Usually my office fwds me large fonted e-mails about cats and dogs cohabitating, far-side comics with butt cracks, and Consumer Reports scaretales of Toyotas locking up and running over pedestrians(aside:All real. just went through my inbox.) But every now and … Continue reading

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The Cremaster Cycle: Parts 1 through 5

In doing my November research, I came across some exciting news, The Cremaster Cycle is playing at the Portland Museum of Art! “The Cremaster Cycle, written and directed by Matthew Barney, is an epic masterwork with near cult status in … Continue reading

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