Steve Jobs approached Sapper about heading up design for Apple. Politely, he declined the offer because he was too busy at the time.
Boston’s visual art ethos has been painfully safe and systemically non-experimental. Thankfully, that is beginning to change.
Curious Sound Objects showcases works that sit at the intersection of art and science as well as aesthetics and technology.
Theo Jansen’s kinetic sculptures delightfully blur the conventional lines that divide art, science, and storytelling.
Current Mayor Marty Walsh has justifiably called for better design for Boston’s new structures.
This astutely curated exhibit explores the presence of architecture in contemporary sculpture.
Urban pollution and acid rain have not dealt kindly with Boston City Hall’s mostly concrete facade.
In recent years several serious artists, Amanda Parer among them, have created giant inflatable pieces with the aim of making cultural/political statements.
The Theodore Baird House is a special place; the only Frank Lloyd Wright structure in Massachusetts.
M.I.T.’s Sean Collier Memorial does not make a full-bodied artistic statement — it does not elicit a strongly felt aesthetic or visceral reaction.