Mary Bucci McCoy‘s column, “Museums — More Than Getting the Numbers Right” appears in the March/April issue of Art New England. The article considers the Guerrilla Girls’ fall 2012 action targeting the Boston Museum of Fine Arts in the context of earlier Guerrilla Girls actions and the responsibilities of museums.
Last night during Beverly’s First Thursday Art Walk, Sophia Ainslie spoke about her current exhibition Interstitial to an audience of Montserrat students, faculty, and visitors with curator Leonie Bradbury. Seated in front of her wall painting “Fragments – Wall – Montserrat”, Sophia spoke about the development of her current body of work as a way of processing her mother’s illness and death, the evolution of her wall paintings, and future directions for her work.
Meredith Cutler interviews Karen Meninno on the development of the work for her exhibition “Sculpture Remix” (at Kingston through April 28), the relationship between her two- and three-dimensional work, and her thoughts on cities real and imagined as someone born in New Delhi, raised in London and now living outside of Boston.
Rose Olson‘s painting appeared in Jaci Conry’s Style Watch article “A Living Room for Grown-Ups” in The Boston Globe‘s Globe Magazine on Sunday, March 31.
Sophia Ainslie‘s exhibition Interstitial, on display through Saturday, April 6 at Montserrat College of Art in Beverly, MA, was reviewed by Kingston’s Emerging Artist Member Céline Browning on UK-based blog Artfetch.com: http://www.artfetch.com/edition/075/freeze-framing-a-hurricane/.
The public is invited to a reception for Interstitial on Thursday, April 4, 6–8 pm, which will include a gallery talk by Sophia and curator Leonie Bradbury from 6–6:30 as part of Beverly’s First Thursday Art Walk.