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Karen Jerzyk, Green, metallic finish photograph, 24” x 36”

Karen Jerzyk, Green, metallic finish photograph, 24” x 36”


School Daze

Jerzyk and McCabe at Derryfield Greg Morell How is it that the strange, provocative and cryptic images of Manchester, New Hampshire photographer Karen Jerzyk have found themselves on the walls of a posh New England private school? Was it the intercession of a curator, an art director or a faculty administrator who first discovered the […]


Robert Freeman, Golden Necklace 6, at Adelson Galleries Boston.

Robert Freeman, Golden Necklace 6, at Adelson Galleries Boston.


Capsule Preview

Brian Goslow It’s a priority for Robert Freeman to introduce himself as an African American artist, one who is best known regionally for his 1981 work, “Black Tie,” now part of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston’s permanent collection and originally part of a series that explored his personal experiences settling into middle-class life after […]


Millee Tibbs, Impossible Geometries (Grand Canyon), 2014, thread on archival digital print, 7 1/2” x 11”.

Millee Tibbs, Impossible Geometries (Grand Canyon), 2014, thread on archival digital print, 7 1/2” x 11”.


No Man’s Land at Chazan

Ganz and Tibbs Make It Their Own Suzanne Volmer “No Man’s Land” at Chazan Gallery features photographic collage works by Theresa Ganz and Millee Tibbs. Each artist blends contemporary perspectives with conventions of 19th century American landscape photography. It is a period reference that marks a nascent moment when landscape photography went mainstream in America; […]


Charles J. Connick, Portrait of John Holmes, 1942, oil on canvas; Tufts University Permanent Collection, photograph courtesy of Christian Whitworth.

Charles J. Connick, Portrait of John Holmes, 1942, oil on canvas; Tufts University Permanent Collection, photograph courtesy of Christian Whitworth.


Back and Forth at Tufts

Portraits Explore Identity Franklin W. Liu In a duly jubilant celebration of the Tufts University Art Gallery’s reaching its 25th Anniversary of organizing seminal art exhibitions to enrich both students and the community alike, 91 artworks from 49 artists are presented; 20 art patrons generously offered a total of 40 artworks, with the remaining 51 […]


Anne Sargent Walker, Mullein with Goldfinch, oil and acrylic on wood panel, 16” x 16”.

Anne Sargent Walker, Mullein with Goldfinch, oil and acrylic on wood panel, 16” x 16”.


Flora, Fauna and Fantasy

It’s All Natural At Fountain Street Meredith Cutler Not 48 hours after an editorial obituary for the Great Barrier Reef sent viral waves of indignation through social media, I found myself staring into the flat depths of artist Mary Spencer’s imaginary oceans. The news story turned out to be an exaggeration; the Great Barrier Reef […]


A view of the new Society of Arts + Crafts retail and exhibition gallery space on the Boston Seaport waterfront.

A view of the new Society of Arts + Crafts retail and exhibition gallery space on the Boston Seaport waterfront.


One of a Kind

Society of Arts + Crafts’ New Digs James Foritano Boston’s own Society of Arts + Crafts has moved, with the blessing of the Boston Redevelopment Association (BRA), from its Newbury Street store of 40 years to a new domain down by the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston’s vigorously, even vertiginously, expanding waterfront. A second […]


Works by Marjorie Kaye (L) and George Shaw

Works by Marjorie Kaye (L) and George Shaw


Marjorie Kaye and George Shaw: The Poetics of Space at Atlantic Works Gallery

Imagine a room made up of contrasting colors, pulsating yellows and deep sparkling plums. That is what you’ll see when you enter Marjorie Kaye and George Shaw’s “The Poetics of Space” exhibition at Atlantic Works Gallery in East Boston. Walking through the studio, you are arriving into a world of vibrant 2D and 3D objects. To the left, twisting wooden sculptures of wood painted ombre pop, drawing viewers closer. To the right is a room to both compliment and contrast. It is Shaw’s constructions of wood panels, swathed in rich jewel tones.


Art Adventure in Deer Isle, Maine

Art Adventure in Deer Isle, Maine


Artscope Goes Art-Adventuring in Deer Isle, Maine

During the beautiful summer weekend of August 27 and 28, Art Adventure in Deer Isle, sponsored by Artscope and The Art, Labor Education Institute (Maine), led viewers on a tour of 55 Deer Isle galleries and art studios. Following a map available at all venues in Deer Isle, Little Deer Isle and Stonington, Maine, visitors viewed work including crafts, jewelry, furniture, pottery, paintings, sculpture, drawings, screenprints and photographs by artists from the island and away.


Sachiko Akiyama, "Between Dream and Memory," wood, paint, steel and resin, 20" x 19" x 64".

Sachiko Akiyama, "Between Dream and Memory," wood, paint, steel and resin, 20" x 19" x 64".


Sachiko Akiyama: Between Here and There

By the time I arrived at the opening reception for Sachiko Akiyama’s “Between Here and There” exhibition at Matter & Light Fine Art, one of the newest galleries in Boston’s SoWa District, there was a crowd of people in and around the gallery, eager to see the works. The atmosphere was lively and energetic, a contrast from the calm and serenity provided by Akiyama’s pieces.


Yo Presidenta playing at Arlington International Film Festival.

Yo Presidenta playing at Arlington International Film Festival.


ARLINGTON INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL KICKS OFF ON THE GREENWAY THIS FRIDAY, SEPT. 23

The Sixth Arlington International Film Festival (AIFF) takes place October 27 through 30 at the Capitol Theatre in Arlington, Mass. Founded by J. Alberto Guzman, the event’s organizer, AIFF’s goal is to provide its community with a cross-cultural education experience “by promoting understanding of the many cultures represented in our town and beyond” through its movie screenings.