Monthly Archives: June 2011

Web Finds for June 30th, 2011

(Beyond the Sea, Paul X. Johnson) June has been kind of a blur. My life is still in boxes on the floor of the new space, my skin is peeling off from SPF 0, and I’ve been working on several … Continue reading

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Make a Day of It! Portsmouth, NH

(Caravel, by Leah Giberson on view at Nahcotta) Summer is here. Days are longer, skirts are shorter, and staring out your office window at people lounging on the Greenway becomes that much more unbearable. Let’s run away.  Well, at least … Continue reading

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Tuesdays with Tina Totally

“Sometimes you’ve got to let everything go – purge yourself. If you are unhappy with anything . . . whatever is bringing you down, get rid of it. Because you’ll find that when you’re free, your true creativity, your true … Continue reading

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Weekly Wrap-up for June 26th, 2011

(My Barbie / My Self, by Alison Power currently on view at Somerville Museum) I know. The rain is a drag. But grab your wellies and ‘brellies and step back from that ledge my friend, it’s the weekend! Obsess x … Continue reading

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ROA- Repopulating the Cityscape

Was scouring the internet for something to inspire me.. et voila: Great video. I love how the doors literally transform ROA‘s work. I felt a pang of comradery after seeing that he uses the same illustrated animal reference book I do when (spray)painting.(3:04) … Continue reading

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Mornings with Munch

” A person himself believes that all the other portraits are good likenesses except the one of himself. “ -Edvard Munch

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Monday’s Time Killer: Windosill

Let’s just ease into the week.. “Artist Patrick Smith’s Windosill, a Flash-based video game that’s playable in your internet browser, is a fascinating work both for its slow, subtle game play and its visual inspirations, namely Greek-Italian proto-Surrealist Giorgio de Chirico’s … Continue reading

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Weekly wrap-up for June 17th, 2011

“I think it was the Commodore’s Ball. It seemed as though my parents went to so many formal occasions when I was growing up. I believe it was as much fun for me to watch the whole preparation process as … Continue reading

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Ten Short Memos to Young Boston Artists

(Motivational Baggage, Caleb Neelon) 1. Economic freedom is artistic freedom – This means learn a marketable hustle. Every artist needs a money-making hustle to keep their bills paid. As a young artist, you should be learning how to do something … Continue reading

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Original Fake

“As far as my opinion on galleries, I think they are a great thing. I see them as another outlet. I’m sure by now you’ve figured out that I do my work for everybody to see. That’s the whole point.” … Continue reading

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