Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Work of Eric Rondepierre

  Eric Rondepierre is a French conceptual artist with a doctorate in Aesthetics whose images recently caught my attention. Aside: I would love to have “Doctorate in Aesthetics” on my resume.

CATEGORIES: Artist Showcase | Leave a comment

Weekly Wrap-Up for January 28th, 2011

(The photography of Lucien Aigner now on view at the DeCordova) Tee.gee.eye.eff. What a week. Between work/life/defiant dog I want to eat a slutty burrito at lunch to reward myself for making it through the gauntlet with only a flesh … Continue reading

CATEGORIES: Weekly Wrap-Up | Leave a comment

What Lies Beneath II

(Nick Veasey) X-raying images is a non-destructive way of exploring beneath the surface of prized works of art in greater detail than ever before.  This fairly new technique has opened up a whole new world to preservationists as art historians … Continue reading

CATEGORIES: Art Education, Web Finds | Leave a comment

Mornings with Murakami

  “On any given day, something claims our attention [literally “grabs our hearts”: kokoro o toraeru] Anything at all, inconsequential things. A rosebud, a misplaced hat, that sweater we liked as a child, an old Gene Pitney record. A parade … Continue reading

CATEGORIES: From the Desk of FLUX | Leave a comment

Web Finds for January 25th, 2011

(Green Duplex, Seth Armstrong) Happy Tuesday! Work is busybusybusy, but I wanted to send some fun web finds your way to help wash away the agony of the morning commute. Did you fall? I almost did. Twice

CATEGORIES: Web Finds | Leave a comment

Phantom Itunes Project IV: The Cool School

“There is this tendency out here just to not care about art history, but its because we are a young city, we’re not an old city, we’re not surrounded by art, we don’t have to deal with our past because..there … Continue reading

CATEGORIES: Phantom Project | Leave a comment

Weekly Wrap-up for January 21st, 2010

(Angelus, Salvador Dali) While performing my CIVIL DUTY this week as a juror (aka my day spent in the waiting room that smelt of bodies) , it gave me a chance to contemplate my existence and get a head start … Continue reading

CATEGORIES: Weekly Wrap-Up | Leave a comment

Remember When Your Boots Weren’t Soggy?

So, I might have jinxed us. A few weeks ago I was talking to my mom about how this winter has been fairly kind to Boston.  And then the holiday blizzard happened, and then another one, and the sun came … Continue reading

CATEGORIES: Web Finds | Leave a comment

JURY DUTY.

CATEGORIES: From the Desk of FLUX | Leave a comment

The Online Art Auction

  When I’m not busy reading porn to the blind, I sometimes like to catch up with the Wall Street Journal..or at least read headlines…or look at pictures.. Last week’s Friday Journal featured a story entitled Clicking on a Masterpiece … Continue reading

CATEGORIES: Art Education, Web Finds | Leave a comment