Until March 25th Boston University will be featuring a performance artist every two weeks to accompany the 100 Years exhibit. This traveling exhibit showcases a century of performance art from around the world. Continue reading
Putting it lightly, acclaimed Canadian video artist Stan Douglas is not what you would call modernism’s biggest fan. Putting it a hell of lot less lightly, Douglas creates intricate, conceptual installations that expose the vast failure of the 20th century as a theoretical concept, depicting it as charnel house utopia, an abattoir of ideals, a stinking, hollow thing. We’re pretty sure modernism stole his girlfriend. Hear it from Douglas himself over at Harvard’s Carpenter Center, but cross your fingers that modernism doesn’t show up again. Last time, it brought Sheila, and things got real ugly, real fast.
[Thu. 2.17.11. 24 Quincy St., Cambridge 617.495.3251 6pm/all ages/free. fas.harvard.edu]