Art In America

Andrew Mowbray

Boston performance artist and sculptor Andrew Mowbray blended an idiosyncratic humanitarian idealism with a proletarian approach to art-making in his most recent exhibition, "Another Utopia" (all works 2013).

Saul Chernick

For his first solo exhibition at LaMontagne Gallery, Brooklyn artist Saul Chernick (b. 1975) showed himself to be a highly imaginative master draftsman.

Ambreen Butt

Since Pakistani artist Ambreen Butt adopted Boston as her home in the 1990s, she has received considerable recognition for labor-intensive, painted self-portraits, which combine feminist and political polemics with techniques of traditional Persian...

Steve Locke

For his second solo show at Samsøn, titled "you don't deserve me," Boston artist Steve Locke-known for installations of variously scaled male portraits that subtly explore relationships through the gaze-has freed many of his subjects from the...

Laura Letinsky

Eight tabletop still lifes of leftover food- stuff, decorative trimmings and flowers made up Chicago-based photographer Laura Letinsky’s first solo exhibition at Carroll and Sons. The show’s title, “Hot and Cold All Over,” suggested the dichotomous...

Andrew Masullo

Andrew Masullo’s lively and colorful small paintings inhabit a spirited world of nonobjective charm. In the San Francisco-based artist’s second exhibition at Steven Zevitas, 25 recent oils on canvas (ranging in size from 8 by 10 to 24 by 30 inches)...

At the DeCordova Biennial, Dreams of Disneyland

The 23 artists and collaboratives in the second DeCordova Biennial [through Apr. 22] live and work in the six original New England states, and the stated purpose of the show is to demonstrate the high level of work being made there. Co-organized by...

Isabella Stewart Gardner Reopens, Restores

When Boston's eccentric, endearing socialite Isabella Stewart Gardner first opened her Fenway Court version of a 15th-century Venetian palazzo to live in and house her precious works of fine and decorative art in January 1902, she had a seal...

Rachel Perry Welty

Massachusetts-based Rachel Perry Welty, who has been exhibiting for about a decade, is known for thoughtful images made by reconstituting such materials as supermarket labels and flyers, receipts, price tags, twist ties and fruit stickers. "24/7,"...

Michael Wetzel

The 10 new still-life paintings by New York-based Michael Wetzel featured in “Sunny Today,” his first Boston solo show, combine delicate floral arrangements, effervescent pyramids of filled champagne glasses and finger sandwiches that suggest a...

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