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Inside, Outside, Above, Below, collaboration with Lauren Fensterstock and Masa Miyake at Thompson’s Point, Portland, Maine, 2015.

Inside, Outside, Above, Below, collaboration with Lauren Fensterstock and Masa Miyake at Thompson’s Point, Portland, Maine, 2015.


Aaron T. Stephan

Inventive and Inspired Taryn Plumb It’s 7 p.m. You’re out for a night on the town. You grow a little wary when you reach your destination — a waterfront warehouse that you enter along with 19 other guests through an old rusted door. Your hosts guide you to an uncomfortably small, harshly-lit room where impersonal […]


Ed Emberley in his home studio.

Ed Emberley in his home studio.


Kahbahbloom:

Emberley’s Ode to Joy Molly Hamill Ed Emberley is a natural-born storyteller. From the moment I walked into the 300-year-old house that sits along the Ipswich River, where he lives and works with his wife, Barbara, Emberley began weaving narratives of his life into a colorful picture of the journey he’s taken to become one […]


Donald Cooper, Bedridden, 2013, digital media, 11” x 14”

Donald Cooper, Bedridden, 2013, digital media, 11” x 14”


Out of Order at South Shore

Expect the Unexpected Brian Goslow Nick Capasso, director of the Fitchburg Art Museum, has juried dozens of exhibitions, including shows at the Cambridge Art Association, Attleboro Arts Museum, Worcester State University, ArtsWorcester, 119 Gallery (Lowell) and Newton Media Center, as well as New American Paintings magazine. One suspects his willingness to serve in this role […]


An in-progress view of one Catherine Gibson’s works for her show at Studio M, llc.

An in-progress view of one Catherine Gibson’s works for her show at Studio M, llc.


Fluid Motion

Catherine Gibson at Studio M J. Fatima Martins In all her work, Catherine Gibson is profoundly moved and inspired by fluidity. Whether it be the aesthetics of water, buoyant and layered, the translucence of shifting light, or the unseen but felt energy between people, she internalizes and then physically resonates out, capturing in her art […]


Joe Loria, Richard, oil on canvas.

Joe Loria, Richard, oil on canvas.


Joe Loria and Kelly Zelen

Larger Than Life at Colo Colo Don Wilkinson The South Coast, a vaguely defined geographical area running from the left side of the Cape to the right side of Fall River, has a vibrant arts community. But make no mistake about it — it isn’t Brooklyn or Los Angeles, where a new painter pops up […]


Charlie Nevad, Path Through a Forest, 8 ¾” x 8 ¾”.

Charlie Nevad, Path Through a Forest, 8 ¾” x 8 ¾”.


Hiding in Plain Sight

Light and Dark at Thompson James Foritano “Charlie Nevad — Light and Dark” is the first exhibition of four on this theme, so fertile and painterly, to occupy the lively walls of the Cambridge School of Weston’s Thompson Gallery. For such a complicated place name, it’s an easy and quick place to find. This Cantabridgian […]


Poster credits, left to right: David Gallo. A Family X-Mas, 2013.Darwin Fornés. La Casa de Bernarda Alba, Havana, 2014. Shahrzad Changalvee. Take Heed, Hold Fast the Rope of Mother Wit, Tehran, 2012.

Poster credits, left to right: David Gallo. A Family X-Mas, 2013.Darwin Fornés. La Casa de Bernarda Alba, Havana, 2014. Shahrzad Changalvee. Take Heed, Hold Fast the Rope of Mother Wit, Tehran, 2012.


Challenging Global Expectations

Poster Art at Thorne-Sagendorph Marguerite Serkin At a time when political animosity and cultural mistrust are being tolerated and even encouraged by the ignorant and powerful, artistic cooperation and mutual respect hold an ever-more important role in our global social fabric. “The Seattle-Havana-Tehran Poster Show,” currently on exhibit at the Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery in Keene, […]


Emily Eveleth, Colloquy, 2014 (detail), oil on mylar, 108” x 36”; courtesy of Miller Yezerski Gallery.

Emily Eveleth, Colloquy, 2014 (detail), oil on mylar, 108” x 36”; courtesy of Miller Yezerski Gallery.


No Risk, No Return

Seeking Fertile Solitude at Mills Elizabeth Michelman “Fertile Solitude,” an exhibition of installation and video art, photography, painting and sculpture at the Mills Gallery, is hidden in a warren of makeshift rooms and corners behind latticework and green hedge panels. Guest curator Elizabeth Devlin’s layout seeks to apply to artists a theory by psychoanalyst Adam […]


City, London, 1952, gelatin silver print, by Robert Frank. Private collection. © Robert Frank.

City, London, 1952, gelatin silver print, by Robert Frank. Private collection. © Robert Frank.


A Diverse Array in Bowdoin

The Renaissance, 19th Century and Robert Frank Eric J. Taubert The recently renovated Bowdoin College Museum of Art in Brunswick, Maine — which is open to the public at no charge — has scheduled a diverse array of exhibitions through the winter (and beyond) that can be perused together during a single visit. “When people […]


Joan Jardine, Men in Black, oil on cradled board, 24” x 36”.

Joan Jardine, Men in Black, oil on cradled board, 24” x 36”.


Abstracts and Artifacts

Coming Together in Tiverton Suzanne Volmer “ab•stracts & art•i•facts,” the current exhibition at Gallery 4 in Tiverton, Rhode Island, blends artworks by eight contemporary artists with ancient and classic artifacts. The gallery occupies the main floor of a yellow clapboard building at the town’s historic main intersection. Tiverton is an off-thebeaten-path kind of place situated […]