“In the midst of all this, people have been really interested in what I’m doing, eager to talk. It is different from putting art in galleries.”
These are the few human beings I had contact with during that time. As the state reopens, may these portraits represent a glimpse into what the past few months felt like for some young people in this city and others.
“Going to galleries and museums is going to be very different, because people are not going to be willing to stand in a room with one hundred other people.”
Artists are seeing their worlds close during the pandemic. The exhibits, displays, and sales that provide their income have come to a halt, and artists in and around Boston have found themselves alone and unsupported by the government while struggling to find their footing financially.
In my dreams, the MFA and ICA will organize a major survey of art, science, and technology in Boston. John and his peers deserve that long-overdue recognition.
Artists welcome public to 20th anniversary of popular volunteer-run event
For the 20th year in a row, the artists of Somerville will open their doors to the public from Friday, May 4 to Sunday, May 6. Even as we write, living rooms are being converted into galleries, kitchens into showrooms, and studios everywhere are being cleaned ...
The geographic and stylistic travels of Anya Smolnikova
Musa Collective is the result of some ambitious graduates of Boston University’s MFA program from the mid-2000s coming together to operate an alternative space in Allston. Open by appointment only, it is significantly less accessible than your typical Harrison ...
The situation has resulted in a complaint that echoes daily in studios, galleries, and museums around the city: "How can Boston sustain a vibrant art scene if the news media ignores it?"
Alumni, students demand reinstatement of MFA program founder
Raise your glass and repeat after us: To science!