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Photograph by ARCK program manager Alberto Bianco.

Photograph by ARCK program manager Alberto Bianco.


ARCK’s Inspirational I Am/We Are Mural

By Kristin Wissler Boston, MA — On June 14, I stood among a group of people eagerly awaiting the reveal of a mural. “I Am/We Are” stood sandwiched between Fenway Park and Yawkey Station, covered by a blue tarp. The crowd buzzed with excitement. One artist, Mark Cooper, had already arrived, but the rest were […]


City of Boston Mayor Martin “Marty” J. Walsh

City of Boston Mayor Martin “Marty” J. Walsh


A Commitment to the Arts in Boston

By Meghan Richter The Boston Creates initiative is a newly launched cultural planning process designed to empower everyday citizens to design their own social policy, and above all else, create. While City of Boston Mayor Martin “Marty” J. Walsh’s administration has had a great deal to do with this planning, it was the passion of […]


Joseph Kosuth, Mondrian’s Work X, at Sean Kelly NY

Joseph Kosuth, Mondrian’s Work X, at Sean Kelly NY


Report from Art Basel 2016: Friday

By Nancy Nesvet Art Basel 2016 is going on this week. In 3 different halls at the Messerplatz in Basel, there are 157 galleries presenting the work of myriad artists. The work might best be summed up by one of the speakers at Artists this. afternoon. Kos, an artists collective in New York City, spoke […]


Chris Fritton, Sleater Kinney 2 (IN), 2015, letterpress.

Chris Fritton, Sleater Kinney 2 (IN), 2015, letterpress.


Cornered: Letterpress Printmaker Chris Fritton

By Brian Goslow “Contemporary Works In, On, and Around Music,” the first exhibition at the newly renovated Sharon Arts Center gallery, highlights photographers, videographers and other visual artists who have supplied their work as backdrops for or documented past Thing in the Spring performances. This year’s Thing in the Spring — a vibrant collection of […]


Fazraneh and Bahareh Safarani, "Pass," 2016, oil on wood panel with video, 77” X 48.”

Fazraneh and Bahareh Safarani, "Pass," 2016, oil on wood panel with video, 77” X 48.”


Farzaneh and Bahareh Safarani: Presence at Northeastern’s Gallery 360

Living in the “Presence” By Kristin Wissler Boston, MA – When I first heard about “Presence,” the newest exhibit at Northeastern University’s Gallery 360, I had no idea what to expect. The exhibit, created by sisters Farzaneh and Bahareh Safarani, is comprised of “six video-paintings,” according to Gallery 360’s webpage. What was a video-painting? An […]



May/June 2016 Classifieds

Your work could be artscope’s next CENTERFOLD. Your work could be Artscope’s next CENTERFOLD. Work by established and emerging artists welcome. For the July/August 2016 issue we will be accepting submissions for the category of Plein-Air (medium can vary). Please send up to three images and your statement with contact information to: centerfold@artscopemagazine.com no later […]


Rebecca Hutchinson, Magenta
Burst, 2016, porcelain paper
clay, handmade paper, organic
material, 47” x 27” x 15”
(photo by Richard Gormley).

Rebecca Hutchinson, Magenta Burst, 2016, porcelain paper clay, handmade paper, organic material, 47” x 27” x 15” (photo by Richard Gormley).


Diverse States of Existence

Instinctive Formations at Shattuck by Don Wilkinson Westport, MA – Midway through April and in anticipation of an exhibition at the Dedee Shattuck Gallery in Westport, Mass. that would not open until June, I visited the studio of Rebecca Hutchinson in bucolic Rochester, Mass., just north of New Bedford. Hutchinson, who has been a professor […]


Seo Hye Han in Karole Armitage’s Bitches Brew by Liza Voll, courtesy of Boston Ballet; Costume by Peter Speliopoulos.

Seo Hye Han in Karole Armitage’s Bitches Brew by Liza Voll, courtesy of Boston Ballet; Costume by Peter Speliopoulos.


The Boston Ballet’s Mirrors at the Boston Opera House

In their final production of the season, “Mirrors,” the Boston Ballet has indeed seasoned its repertory with more than a whiff of modernity, a crackle of contemporary challenge and even a soupcon of angst.


Matika Wilbur; photograph by Kevin Grady.

Matika Wilbur; photograph by Kevin Grady.


Seeds of Culture: Portraits and Stories of Native American Women at the Radcliffe Institute

by James Foritano Just a turn into the charming old Radcliffe Yard through the gate opposite Cambridge Common and I’m in Byerly Hall. Project 562, now in the Johnson-Kulukundis Family Gallery of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, is a multi-year project by the Native American photographer Matika Wilson to photograph citizens of each federally […]


Raquel Fornasaro, The Things We Miss, at Boston Cyberarts Gallery.

Raquel Fornasaro, The Things We Miss, at Boston Cyberarts Gallery.


May/June 2016 Capsule Previews

by Brian Goslow Art work of dresses and shoes by Patricia Canney, Susan Freda, Holly Gaboriault, Larisa Martino, Kelly O’Neal and Kyle Ragsdale are on view through May 27 in “Fashion Statements” at the ArtProv Gallery in the Doran Building, 150 Chestnut St., Providence, R.I. “The pieces in this exhibit are as beautiful as they […]