September starts off with a bang. Or six. Six bangs.
WORD OF ART: APRIL DAMMANN’S BOOK ABOUT CORITA KENT IS A MASTERPIECE
It's true that Warhol was beginning to exploit commercialism and to show irony in our everyday life, but Corita really influenced many more people than she was influenced by ...
SPECIAL EXCERPT: ‘CORITA KENT. ART AND SOUL. THE BIOGRAPHY.’
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OUT OF THE DARKNESS
The following is an excerpt from Corita Kent. Art and Soul. The Biography. by April Dammann. Published by Angel City Press, 2015.
In the summer of 1968, Sister Corita takes what might be a lifesaving sabbatical in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, staying with her friend and East Coast gallerist, Celia Hubbard (a Catholic convert) of the Botolph Gallery, where Sister Corita’s work is a centerpiece ...
ON THE GRID: CLIMBING THE DORCHESTER GAS TANK IN THE NAME OF SCIENCE AND ART
In 1971, artist and former activist nun Corita Kent was commissioned to tackle the largest copyrighted work in the world: the freestanding Rainbow Swash gas tank towering above the Southeast Expressway off I-93, overlooking Dorchester Bay under the Hub skyline.