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Steve Locke’s ‘Family Pictures’

Steve Locke’s new exhibition of installed photographic works, Family Pictures—up through Saturday, November 26 at Kayafas Gallery, 450 Harrison Ave, Boston—is perhaps the most important and vital body of artwork to be exhibited in Boston in my recent memory. Like … Continue reading

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Hilary Tolan: The Depth of Shadow

The depth in Hilary Tolan’s new work is easy to miss: not because the work is quiet, and reserved, and unassuming, but because its subtle power confronts us in a way we might want to overlook. Tolan’s new modestly scaled … Continue reading

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Some Basic Thoughts on the Real Encounter

So what is a real encounter with art? In past posts I named the real encounter as a counterpoint to the conceptual regime in art – or the mode of consciousness that wants to see art largely as what we … Continue reading

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Andrew Mowbray: Another Utopia – at LaMontagne Gallery through December 21, 2013

We come upon a scene: simple, useful structures comprised of modular component parts, each part a four-inch bullnose-edged cube with nodes or receptacles adorning its 6 faces, allowing it to be joined to others in various and simple ways.  These … Continue reading

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