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Tom Rakewell (Ben Bliss) falls captive to Mother Goose’s ladies (Photography by T Charles Erickson © T Charles Erickson Photography).

Tom Rakewell (Ben Bliss) falls captive to Mother Goose’s ladies (Photography by T Charles Erickson © T Charles Erickson Photography).


Boston Lyric Opera presents The Rake’s Progress

A new production by director Allegra Libonati illuminates the Cutler Majestic’s historic stage and house with a tale at once simple and profound.


Edward Hopper, Cape Cod Morning, 1950, Oil On Canvas, 34 1/8” x 40 1/4”, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Sara Roby Foundation.

Edward Hopper, Cape Cod Morning, 1950, Oil On Canvas, 34 1/8” x 40 1/4”, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Sara Roby Foundation.


A GIFT OF LOVE AT PAAM

HOPPER BEQUEST OPENS NEW DOORS Laura Shabott Ninety-six drawings by American painter Edward Hopper, 69 drawings and watercolors by his wife Josephine Hopper, and 22 of her diaries were donated to the Provincetown Art Association and Museum this past fall in memory of Mary Schiffenhaus. It is one of the largest donations in the 102-year […]


Phantom Punch artists getting
a preview of the exhibition.

Phantom Punch artists getting a preview of the exhibition.


CULTURE SHOCK AT BATES

SAUDI ARTISTS’ PHANTOM PUNCH Taryn Plumb An image of an outdoor mural depicts what would no doubt be a culture shock for many westerners: Eight swords, flanked by elegant Arabic writing, pointing at two women — one completely veiled in black, the other uncovered, long hair falling to her shoulders. The latter? Marked with an […]


From Left: Julie Metcalf and Larry Unger on the violin and jaw harp.

From Left: Julie Metcalf and Larry Unger on the violin and jaw harp.


MakeSpeak: Why Craft Now? at Massachusetts College of Art and Design

MakeSpeak: Why Craft Now? Kate Kenney November 10, 2016 — Inside Massachusetts College of Art and Design’s Tower Auditorium, the night crackles with creativity. A jaw harp resonates along the room’s high ceiling as the audience settles into their seats for the start of MakeSpeak, an ongoing series of events intended to encourage greater conversation […]


(Clockwise, from top left) Eric Baudart, Atmosphere, 
aquarium, oil, electric fan, 2016; Fabio Carvalho, Delicado Desejos 
Series on view at Scope Art Fair; Arnix Wilnoudt, The Forbidden Fruit 
Tree, Antique Alter Candle Holder, mixed-media and silicone; Abigail 
Goldman, Hold On, Diorama, mixed-media, 2014; Jorge Otero, Untitled 
Connon Series, handwoven photograph, 2016.

(Clockwise, from top left) Eric Baudart, Atmosphere, aquarium, oil, electric fan, 2016; Fabio Carvalho, Delicado Desejos Series on view at Scope Art Fair; Arnix Wilnoudt, The Forbidden Fruit Tree, Antique Alter Candle Holder, mixed-media and silicone; Abigail Goldman, Hold On, Diorama, mixed-media, 2014; Jorge Otero, Untitled Connon Series, handwoven photograph, 2016.


THE MIAMI ART FAIRS: EXHILERATING AND PERHAPS OVERLY ABUNDANT

Artscope correspondent J. Fatima Martins is filing ongoing reports from Art Basel Miami Beach 2016 and many Art Week Miami fairs taking place throughout the week. Here she offers her ‘top 5’ selections based on her professional and personal preferences. At Artscope, we believe that art is most relevant when the viewer is able to […]


Claudia Comte, 156 Triangles and Their Demonstration,
2016, represented by Konig Galerie & Gladstone Gallery.

Claudia Comte, 156 Triangles and Their Demonstration, 2016, represented by Konig Galerie & Gladstone Gallery.


Artscope has arrived at Art Basel Miami Beach

Artscope Magazine publisher Kaveh Mojtabai and correspondent J. Fatima Martins have arrived at Art Basel Miami Beach 2016; this is the first of a series of reports Martins will be filing from the host Miami Beach Conference Center and surrounding Art Week Miami locations.l By J. Fatima Martins The Public Sector at Art Basel is […]


Art Basel Miami 2016

Art Basel Miami 2016


Recent World Events Hover Above Art Basel Miami Beach 2016

As Art Basel Miami Beach 2016 is about to open its doors to the public, Nancy Nesvet files this report on the pre-opening buzz surrounding this year’s show as well as the surrounding Miami Art Fairs. She did not attend the fair. By Nancy Nesvet Although artists and gallerists could not know the results of […]



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September/October 2016 Centerfold

    Artscope 64, September/October 2016 art: Mother and Son and Trio artist: Robert Rovenolt medium: mixed media My working method has always centered on my personal response to found, reclaimed objects and other cast-offs. I usually don’t actively look for these sources, but rather “let them find me.” Sometimes this process is accelerated by “finds” that “picker […]


Alexandria

Bob Packert, "Alexandria," mixed media collage, 24” x 72”.


Chroma at Montserrat

“A New England Art Awakening” presents a highly eclectic collection of visual art — print, drawing, painting and sculpture — by 40 artists who have been featured in the four volumes of Chroma, an art publication curated by Tryptic Press.