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Never Say Smile

Annie Leibovitz highlights her career
Could there be anyone cooler to have for a photography teacher than Annie Leibovitz?
By CAITLIN E. CURRAN  |  November 19, 2008

Exploring Providence's real underground

Photographer Peter Goldberg documents the subterranean world of the Combined Sewage Overflow project
Photographer Peter Goldberg documents the subterranean world of the Combined Sewage Overflow project
By  |  November 13, 2008

Photos: One Night In Boston

Twelve photographers go on a 10-hour shooting spree
From the pages of our sister magazine Stuff@Night: excerpts from "One Night In Boston," an issue-length photo essay covering nightlife in the metro Boston area.
By Stuff At Night  |  August 16, 2008

Road trips

Luisa does Isabella in China, Gohlke does America
In the fall of 1883, Isabella Stewart Gardner — more than a decade before she would develop her museum on Boston’s Fenway — traveled to China.
By GREG COOK  |  July 01, 2008

Looking directly

Seeing what summer has to offer
OK, summer’s here and it’s time to please the visitors.
By KEN GREENLEAF  |  June 18, 2008

Toy stories

In the galleries, artists keep their distance
Tokyo photographer Noaki Honjo turns Japanese metropolises into adorable li’l things.
By GREG COOK  |  May 28, 2008

Journey to the surface of the Earth

Landscape anew at Mass MoCA, ‘Exposure’ at the PRC, Dana Clancy at the Danforth, and grouped figures at GASP
Looking at the landscape brings out the artist in everyone.
By RANDI HOPKINS  |  May 13, 2008

Don’t leave me this way

Botanical Forms at Harvard’s Museum of Natural History, Carroll Dunham and more at the Addison, and Renzo Piano at the Fogg
Leaves lead a wild life, and each leaf’s physical structure reflects both its individual biography — revealing the pathways, for example, of insects that have eaten their way across a leaf’s surface.
By RANDI HOPKINS  |  May 06, 2008

More police, less Harvard

Freedom watch
The Harvard Crimson reported this week the arrest of two non-student demonstrators at a student-organized protest in front of Holyoke Center.
By HARVEY SILVERGLATE  |  April 16, 2008

Gallery Lucida

Three approaches to photography at Whitney Art Works
Whitney Art Works for the next few days hosts the work of three Portland photographers exhibiting entirely different but complementary approaches.
By IAN PAIGE  |  February 27, 2008

Lighting up

Moyra Davey at the Fogg, ‘Two or Three Things I Know about Her’ at the Carpenter Center, and Arno Rafael Minkkinen at BU
Poor Abraham Lincoln.
By RANDI HOPKINS  |  February 19, 2008

Scenes from childhood

The DeCordova’s classic kids photos, plus Pixnit’s graffiti, and Malcolm X
His head is bowed and his eyes are closed. It was three days before he was gunned down at Harlem’s Audubon Ballroom.
By GREG COOK  |  February 12, 2008

Foreign correspondence

Central European videos and more at URI
Guest curator Viera Levitt avoids the usual scenes of dreary apartment blocks and industrial sites of Europe’s former communist countries.
By GREG COOK  |  February 05, 2008

Time is on my side

David Claerbout at MIT, Children at the DeCordova, Kabuki Theater at the Peabody Essex, and more
We tend to take the passage of time for granted, reconciling such disparate experiences as 10 minutes spent rushing through lunch and 10 minutes spent waiting for a bus.
By RANDI HOPKINS  |  January 29, 2008

Strip club

Underwear underground
Do not show up unless you plan to take your pants off. This includes media.
By IAN SANDS  |  January 16, 2008

Unguarded glamour

The Queens' Queen
In the formative days of her photography career, Kelly Davidson snapped portraits of dolls, and she took it seriously.
By CAITLIN E. CURRAN  |  January 09, 2008

We’ll fry anything

Corn Dogs + Blue Ribbons at Montserrat, Boston Does Boston at Proof, and Some Sort of Uncertainty at Axiom
The dead of winter is a great time to conjure the seedy pleasures and heady aromas of a good country fair, steeped in sheep and fried dough.
By RANDI HOPKINS  |  January 02, 2008

Coming alive

Portland's art weathers the dead season
Back in the day, winter and early spring used to be a dead zone in the Portland art year, but 2008 seems to be shaping up pretty well.
By KEN GREENLEAF  |  December 26, 2007

Holiday books

Coffee-table madness
Okay, we admit, we went a bit crazy this year.
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  December 03, 2007

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