Myra Greene at MassArt
Oct
30
2:00 PM14:00

Myra Greene at MassArt

Myra Greene is an artist and educator who engages photography and abstraction as a means of cultural storytelling. Over the course of her career, she has used a diverse creative practice to explore depictions of race, representation, and identity politics.

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Dawn Clements at Boston University
Oct
30
7:30 PM19:30

Dawn Clements at Boston University

  • Boston University, Room 346, 3rd Floor (map)
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Dawn Clements was born in Woburn, Massachusetts. Her powerful use of Sumi ink and ballpoint pen on small- to large-scale paper panels is her primary medium. She often cuts and pastes paper together to edit and compose a completed drawing, adding paper as necessary to create the desired scale.

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Chie Fuecki at Boston University
Nov
6
7:30 PM19:30

Chie Fuecki at Boston University

  • Boston University, Room 346, 3rd Floor (map)
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Chie Fueki is a Japanese American painter. Her intricately patterned and detailed paintings, often created on mulberry paper or wood panel, combine influences from both Eastern and Western decorative and folk arts, and range in subject from sports imagery to more traditional subjects such as memento mori and portraits of friends.

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Corinne Wasmuht at the Harvard Art Museums
Nov
7
6:00 PM18:00

Corinne Wasmuht at the Harvard Art Museums

  • Busch-Reisinger Museum Lecture, Harvard Art Museums (map)
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Corinne Wasmuht (b. 1964) is considered one of the most important German painters of her generation. In this lecture, the artist will discuss her work, from her early naturalistic structures of the late 1980s to more recent large-scale oil paintings, which reflect her interest in digital imagery and the anonymity of public space.

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Lucy Kim & Ruby Sky Stiler at Providence College
Nov
14
6:00 PM18:00

Lucy Kim & Ruby Sky Stiler at Providence College

  • Smith Center for the Arts, Providence College (map)
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Two participating artists, Ruby Sky Stiler and Lucy Kim will be in conversation with Providence College scholars about both their own work and how their practice can be situated within a contemporary interest in history, archaeology, and visual research that redefines iconic Archaic, Classical and Hellenistic forms.

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Jason Moran with Glenn Ligon at the ICA
Nov
15
7:00 PM19:00

Jason Moran with Glenn Ligon at the ICA

Ten years ago, Jason Moran created the soundtrack for Glenn Ligon’s The Death of Tom, an abstractionist recreation of the final scene of the 1903 silent film Uncle Tom’s Cabin, based on the novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe. Join the artists in revisiting this important collaboration with a screening and live performance.

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Yunhee Min at Boston University
Nov
20
7:30 PM19:30

Yunhee Min at Boston University

  • Boston University, College of Fine Arts building (map)
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Yunhee Min examines the relationships between color, form, and materiality. Over the past two decades, she has moved seamlessly between studio painting and large-scale site-specific installations, creating works in various media including painting, sculpture, and video to investigate these concerns.

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Sara Cwynar at MassArt
Nov
27
2:00 PM14:00

Sara Cwynar at MassArt

Sara Cwynar’s videos and photographs of found objects and images court feelings of time passing. Using studio sets, collage, and re-photography, she produces intricate tableaux that draw from magazine advertisements, postcards, or catalogs.

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Michael McLaughlin and Fred Lynch at Salem State University
Oct
17
12:30 PM12:30

Michael McLaughlin and Fred Lynch at Salem State University

  • Salem State University , Winfisky Gallery (map)
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Artists Fred Lynch and Michael McLaughlin anchor their work in distinctly different landscapes. Lynch’s drawings shares the experience of place in the walled, medieval city of Viterbo, Italy. McLaughlin’s work is firmly anchored in the urban landscape, with a nod to the work of the Photorealists of the 1970’s and 80’s.

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Public Art, Civic Space, and Activism at the Boston Public Library
Oct
15
6:00 PM18:00

Public Art, Civic Space, and Activism at the Boston Public Library

Join us for a conversation with artists Steve Locke, Liz Glynn and Lina Maria Giraldo whose current civic-minded public artworks prompt us to consider the definition and composition of "the public". BPL president David Leonard moderates this conversation about the role public art plays in shaping a public dialogue.

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Art in the Age of the Anthropocene panel discussion at Kingston Gallery
Oct
13
2:00 PM14:00

Art in the Age of the Anthropocene panel discussion at Kingston Gallery

This panel discussion, titled in reference to Walter Benjamin’s essay Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction, will focus on how our current ecological age, the Anthropocene, has influenced the solo-exhibitions on view at the Kingston Gallery: Linda Leslie Brown’s “Plastiglomerate” and Phyllis Ewen’s “Deep Time.” Panel participants include Linda Leslie Brown, Phyllis Ewen, Evelyn Rydz and moderator Sam Toabe.

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Wally Gilbert, Gloria King Merritt and Dorothy Amore Pilla at Cambridge Art Association
Oct
11
6:00 PM18:00

Wally Gilbert, Gloria King Merritt and Dorothy Amore Pilla at Cambridge Art Association

This exhibition is composed of three digital new media fine artists, using a variety of techniques to interact with technology in their creative process.

“Every generation invents a new artistic technique or medium to create new ways to express the concepts, thoughts, and feelings of the age. Just as the painter’s brush is an extension of their hand, so the computer is the extension of the creative mind.” Gloria King Merritt

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Cecilia Vicuña at SMFA at Tufts
Oct
10
6:00 PM18:00

Cecilia Vicuña at SMFA at Tufts

Cecilia Vicuña is a poet, artist, filmmaker, and activist featured in the exhibition Cecilia Vicuña: Disappeared Quipu at the MFA, Boston in October. Her work addresses pressing concerns of the modern world, including ecological destruction, human rights, and cultural homogenization.

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Ian McMahon and Thomas White at the deCordova
Sep
30
3:00 PM15:00

Ian McMahon and Thomas White at the deCordova

  • deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum (map)
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This event brings artist Ian McMahon—whose plaster and scaffolding sculpture Tether is currently on view in Sculpting with Air—in conversation with Thomas White of ACTWO Architects to discuss the intersections between art and architecture and how the two disciplines creatively inform one another.

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Dindga McCannon and the Combahee River Collective at the ICA
Sep
27
7:00 PM19:00

Dindga McCannon and the Combahee River Collective at the ICA

This event is part of a larger closing celebration for the exhibition We Wanted A Revolution including music, movement, conversation, and art. This evening of conversation will reflect on the many contributions of our guest speakers, their work forming influential collectives, and their continued interests.

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James Bills at UMass Boston
Sep
27
3:30 PM15:30

James Bills at UMass Boston

  • University Hall, room 4130, UMass Boston (map)
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James Bills studied mathematics and fine arts at Vassar College and received his Master of Fine Arts at the Maryland Institute, College of Art. A mixture of his studies in chance, information visualization and decorative arts, his work has been exhibited at venues such as the Bronx Museum of the Arts and the Laholm Drawing Museum in Sweden.

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Alban Bassuet at Le Laboratoire Cambridge
Sep
26
6:30 PM18:30

Alban Bassuet at Le Laboratoire Cambridge

The performing and visual/installation arts are undergoing significant changes challenging the traditional relationship between audience/viewers and artworks. Alban Bassuet presents, in a historical context, how music and arts are expanding beyond the bounds of concert halls or museums, from his 20-year experience designing major arts and culture facilities and installations.

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Carmen Winant at SMFA at Tufts
Sep
26
6:00 PM18:00

Carmen Winant at SMFA at Tufts

Artist Carmen Winant is an assistant professor at Columbus College of Art and Design, as well as a writer, specializing in the often-contradictory promise of contemporary feminist politics and is currently writing an experimental book about the nature of practice.

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Stephen Shore at MassArt
Sep
26
3:30 PM15:30

Stephen Shore at MassArt

Stephen Shore's work has been widely published and exhibited for the past forty-five years. He was the first living photographer to have a one-man show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York since Alfred Stieglitz, forty years earlier.

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Luanne E Witkowski and Denise Marika at Kingston Gallery
Sep
22
3:00 PM15:00

Luanne E Witkowski and Denise Marika at Kingston Gallery

Kingston Gallery Artist Luanne E Witkowski is opening an exhibition next month of work created through collaboration with her friend and colleague, Denise Marika. In their individual work Witkowski and Marika have addressed social and environmental issues both directly and abstractly. After a long illness Denise Marika passed away in early July, though her passion for activism and giving voice to the silent can be fiercely seen in this last exhibition of new work. On Saturday, September 22nd at 3pm Witkowski will be joined by Marika’s long-time studio assistant Tom Fahey as they discuss the work on view and insights into the process and concepts that helped them to arrive at this place in this collaboration.

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David Buckley Borden and Aaron M. Ellison at Le Laboratoire Cambridge
Sep
19
6:30 PM18:30

David Buckley Borden and Aaron M. Ellison at Le Laboratoire Cambridge

This talk focuses on the intersection of ecology, art, and design as viewed through the lens of the Hemlock Hospice project. Hemlock Hospice is an, art-based interpretive trail conceived and developed by David Buckley Borden (Artist/Designer), Aaron M. Ellison (Senior Ecologist, Harvard Forest), and their team of interdisciplinary collaborators.

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John Hirsch at Stonehill College
Sep
18
5:30 PM17:30

John Hirsch at Stonehill College

  • Carole Calo Gallery, Cushing Martin building, Stonehill College (map)
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In the midst of the exhibited photographs, please join us for a conversation between photographer John Hirsch, Visual and Performing Arts and Environmental Science faculty about the intersections of art and science and how they can support each other.

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