Monthly Archives: March 2011

Neon Meaning

Back when parents just didn’t understand and friends came equipped with more than one face, I turned to shitty music to help validate/soothe/console/advise/assuage my teenage affliction. Take this pink ribbon off my eyes, Gwen! I guess this IS growing up, … Continue reading

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Steve Kim-Advice to a Young Artist

Anonymous asked: I’m a 21 year old painter and graphic designer who is feeling a bit boggled at this point in my life because I’m about to graduate college, am not sure what I want to do with my future, … Continue reading

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Brandi Milne

(Brandi Milne) “There is no surer method of evading the world than by following Art, and no surer method of linking oneself to it than by Art.” -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Weekly Wrap-Up for March 11th, 2011

I wish lunar tides would stop ruining things. This week? Done. Let’s wrap it up!

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Beautiful Losers

Beautiful Losers is another Netflix Instant Stream gem that follows a group of loose-knit artists who met during the early 1990’s and ultimately led one of the biggest cultural movements since the early 1970’s.

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(Grande Odalisque, Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres) “Surely nothing has to listen to so many stupid remarks as a painting in a museum.” -Edmond & Jules de Goncourt

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An Exchange with Sol LeWitt

This weekend I visited the Barbara Krakow gallery to see the work of Kiki Smith.  While touring the exhibit, I noticed the proprietor had a few Sol LeWitt paintings in her office and a floor to ceiling mural on the … Continue reading

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Weekly Wrap-Up for March 4th, 2011

(White Sweater, by SoWa artist Beth Dacey) Happy Friday! While writing the wrap-up I got to thinking about how the Boston art buzz has seemed to center around the galleries of the South End/SoWa studios, but Jamaica Plain is starting … Continue reading

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Before I Die …

“One month later and seven hours of stenciling today, and it’s up! With a lot of help and support from old and new friends, I turned the side of an abandoned house in my neighborhood into a giant chalkboard where … Continue reading

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Happy Wednesday!

(Sachin Teng) “We turn our backs on nature; we are ashamed of beauty. Our wretched tragedies have a smell of the office clinging to them, and the blood that trickles from them is the color of printer’s ink” —Albert Camus … Continue reading

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