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Martin Mugar
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Paul Rodgers "Modern Aesthetic"
Some years ago I wrote about an historical representation of
Coney Island at the Brooklyn Museum of Art together with a performance at BAM
of “The Glory of the World” on the life of Thomas Merton. Since both were attended
by me back to back the same day, my...

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Rauschenberg's coming to town
The Rauschenberg retrospective on the scale of the Stella show
that closed last year is on its way to New York. I am wary of any
attempt to see this exhibit, since my visit to the Stella retrospective at the
Whiney in 2016 got my car towed with a hefty rans...

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Innocence and Experience
Conversations at the Bow St gallery in Cambridge, once the
most interesting alternative art space in the Boston area, was a fertile source
for interesting blog posts. Owner/Artist, Addison Parks would bring groups of
artists and art dealers together and the...

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Lorraine Shemesh and the impossibility of the Romantic
Where we are currently in the Cultural history of ideas is
hard to pin down. Ex post facto is always easier. The past has already been
packaged and defined by countless historians but the present as it evolves into
the future is hard to pin down and if we t...

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Lorraine Shemesh and the impossibility of the Romantic
Where we are currently in the Cultural history of ideas is
hard to pin down. Ex post facto is always easier. The past has already been
packaged and defined by countless historians but the present as it evolves into
the future is hard to pin down and if we t...

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Boston Nielsen/Newbury St Nostalgia from 2005 and 2008
                          A day in the Boston Art Scene 2005 John Walker "Seacake" After circling the Back Bay for at least ten minutes a solitary parking spot at last presented itself not far from the Nielsen Gallery where we planned to see the new John Wa...

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Addison Parks reacts to my new work on Artdeal
Happy to have a response to my new work on  Artdeal  vis a vis figuration at a moment when there has been an interest in work from the 90's on Twitter . Paul Pollaro saw some similarities: " Strong painting. It's interesting to see the similarity to what yo...
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