Monthly Archives: July 2011

The Women of the Surrealist Art Movement

(Salvador Dali with his wife and muse, Gala) I was recently thinking about prominent female artists involved in the Surrealist Art Movement and how little I knew about them. Even though their works were often exhibited on the same gallery walls, it … Continue reading

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I Paint Pictures Which do not Exist and Which I Would like to See

“I strike it, stalk it, try to make it obey me.  Then in its disobedience, it forms things I like.” -Surrealist artist, Leonor Fini on her aesthetic strategy. ♥

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Weekly Wrap-up for July 8th, 2011

(‘Memories’ by Stephanie Kao, whose work is currently on view at Aviary) As the clammy warmer weather settles into Boston, it has been nice to see many of you out at events around the city. For example, last night was … Continue reading

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The Radiant Child: Jean-Michel Basquiat

(Untitled(Head), Jean-Michel Basquiat) Last week I was out with a friend who mentioned she recently watched a documentary about the artist, Jean-Michel Basquiat. I’m sure my face didn’t light up. Admittedly, I never really got into his work.  I viewed … Continue reading

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Reading Magazines, Eating Cereal out of the Box, Watching Infomercials

(Parfumerie, Sam Weber) “Close the door. Write with no one looking over your shoulder. Don’t try to figure out what other people want to hear from you; figure out what you have to say. It’s the one and only thing … Continue reading

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Weekly Wrap-up for July 1st, 2011

(The work of Jeffrey Meyer) Happy Early 4th of July! Time to befriend someone with a boat/roofdeck/kegerator. Quick! So many things going on this weekend, most of which are FREE. Let’s wrap this up. Cyanotype x Pattern Recognition x Two … Continue reading

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