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Mel Bochner: Ordered Chaos

On the 5th floor of 10 Newbury, high above the bustle of Boston’s Back Bay street level galleries, Barbara Krakow has been holding court since 1983. A visit to the legendary space is always an adventure, one that begins with … Continue reading

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Things Only Last As Long As They Can Be Misused

HANS ULRICH OBRIST: How much control does the artist have in the interpretation of his work? MEL BOCHNER: A little bit in the beginning, but eventually you have to give up control of the interpretation of your work. It seems … Continue reading

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Everything Old is New Again –Visible Merge

(after Lillian Bassman, 1948 / Garry Winogrand, 1961., Frank Egloff) “Frank Egloff titles his works ‘after’ followed by the photographers and subjects of the photographs that he uses.  Straightforward and full of attribution, Egloff’s new works on/in/with paper compose, document, duplicate, … Continue reading

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Weekly Wrap-Up for November 4th, 2011

Welcome home! days of ruin x keeping up appearances x small spaces x something sweet

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Weekly Wrap-Up for September 16th, 2011

(No Ark, Sally B. Moore, currently on view at the Barbara Krakow Gallery) I think they are on to something.   Flights of Fancy x Human/Nature x Chronicler of the Absurd x The Exploding Company Man

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Weekly Wrap-Up for June 3rd, 2011

(The photography of Christopher Chadbourne) Less talk, more action. Figments x Fronds x Freak Shows x Four Questions

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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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Weekly Wrap-up for April 8th, 2011

Another one bites the dust.

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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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Hidden in Plain View- The Mills Gallery

I was walking around the South End the other evening and  noticed an illuminated storefront I had not seen before, The Mills Gallery.  Are you kidding me? It only took me five years to stumble upon the gallery. space cadet. And it’s … Continue reading

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