Monthly Archives: May 2011

FRAMED* The Future is Now

I’m interested to see what happens with FRAMED*. Will it be affordable? Will digital/video installation artists be into it? How expensive is each art piece? Is it a glorified TV? Will this become one of those digital frames you used … Continue reading

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A Pictorial Fort Point Art Walk

(The studio of Maggie Connors) Last weekend, the Fort Point Community held its Annual Spring Art Walk. Maybe the rain/Mother’s Day/mandatory siestas kept many of the studios closed that I normally go to, but I still had a great time. … Continue reading

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Try as you May

(Study for Crouching Nude, Francis Bacon) “Do not imagine you can exorcise what oppresses you in life by giving vent to it in art.” –Gustave Flaubert

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Weekly Wrap-up for May 6th, 2011

Since when did the Kentucky Derby become a big deal? Not trying to be Andy Rooney, but it seriously feels like this holiday didn’t exist a few years ago for New Englanders. Do people even bet? If I had to … Continue reading

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Somerville Open Studios Recap

(Workspace of Susan Hagner) Somerville Open Studios were held last weekend. With 391 participants, this event became the largest one weekend open studios in the nation and kept me busy hoofing around. Let’s discuss..

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Web Finds for May 04, 2011

(Inge Jacobsen) Kinetic Sculptures x Fashion Stitching x Long Live McQueen

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Mondays With Keith

“I don’t think art is propaganda; it should be something that liberates the soul, provokes the imagination and encourages people to go further. It celebrates humanity instead of manipulating it.” -Keith Haring

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