Brandeis’ Rose Art Museum presents a creative, insightful look at urban blight.
Visual Arts Interview: Artist Rosalyn Drexler at the Rose Art Museum — Reasons to be Cheerful
The prolific and much heralded novelist, painter, and playwright has no shortage of opinions, many of which run contrary to the art-historical party line.
Fuse Remembrance: Conceptual Artist Chris Burden — Political But Playful
Chris Burden’s distinctive contribution to the art of our time was that he brought politically informed performance art and idea-based sculpture into the mainstream.
Visual Arts Review: “Pretty Raw” at the Rose Art Museum
Nothing takes center stage except the canvases by Helen Frankenthaler, which invite comparisons to every other piece in “Pretty Raw” and demolish the majority of them.
The Collective Stupidity: The Museum Bubble
By Peter Walsh Almost overlooked in the wider, world financial crisis this spring is the precipitous decline, and perhaps impending fall, of the American art museum. All of a sudden, the money just isn’t there for them any more.
Visual Arts Review: How to Be a Fat, Lazy, Work of Art — Erwin Wurm
By Adrienne LaFrance BOSTON, Mass.— Feeling too productive? Not procrastinating enough? Austrian artist Erwin Wurm has the answer. Why not stay in your pajamas all day? You could also fantasize about nihilism, be indifferent about everything, or even take a nap on the office toilet. These are just some of the activities depicted in Wurm’s […]