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From left to right - detail of "Curve" by Dana Pasila & "Cold Storage Ridge" by Kathleen Jacobs

From left to right - detail of "Curve" by Dana Pasila & "Cold Storage Ridge" by Kathleen Jacobs


“Intuitive Space Idealized Visions” at Lesley University

Although the rain and snow had caused the scheduled Feb. 5 opening reception for their “Intuitive Space Idealized Visions” show to be postponed, the warm tones of “reconstructed landscape” beach scenes of Kathleen Jacobs paired with the abstract works of Dana Pasila created a compelling contrast in the Atrium Gallery at Lesley University.


Gerrit Beneker, "George Bierworth, Blacksmith,” 1919, oil on canvas (Collection of Danforth Art. Gift of Edward Shein)

Gerrit Beneker, "George Bierworth, Blacksmith,” 1919, oil on canvas (Collection of Danforth Art. Gift of Edward Shein)


Facial Expressions at Danforth Art — A Rationale for Impromptu Visits

It was raining on the Sunday before Martin Luther King Day and the brightest email I received that morning invited me to come and view Danforth Art’s current exhibit “Facial Expressions,” where an artist acquaintance of mine happened to be exhibiting a portrait.


Boriana Kantcheva, "Dark Tidings," gouache on paper, 26" x 19" framed.

Boriana Kantcheva, "Dark Tidings," gouache on paper, 26" x 19" framed.


Boriana Kantcheva: Likely Stories at 13FOREST Gallery

“Monsters, ghost stories, horror movies and dreams have fascinated me since childhood and now serve as reference points,” said Boriana Kantcheva, whose “Likely Stories” exhibit has recently opened at 13FOREST Gallery in Arlington. The show features paintings that fuse people and animals and is inspired by fairy tales and folklore of Eastern Europe.


David B Boyce

David B Boyce.


David B. Boyce, Cast as One of the Four Figures in George Segal’s Gay Liberation Monument, dies at 65

Born in 1949 in Washington DC, Mr. Boyce began to visit New York City while an undergraduate student a UMASS Amherst. In 1970 he eventually dropped out of college and moved to Manhattan. At different times, depending on projects, Mr. Boyce worked for the Sidney Janis Gallery and Pace Gallery, and eventually as assistant director of the Holly Solomon Gallery, guiding Holly Solomon from 1975-77 in establishing a roster of artists. Among the artists represented in the new gallery was Robert Mapplethorpe. For a short time Mr. Boyce and Mr. Mapplethorpe were lovers.



January/February 2015 Classifieds

  Your work could be artscope’s next CENTERFOLD. Work by established and emerging artists welcome. For the May/June 2015 issue we will be accepting submissions on the theme of 3D Paper.Please send up to three images and your statement with contact information to: centerfold@artscopemagazine.com, no later than April 10, 2015. No resumes please. Please send […]


Denise Driscoll and Carrie Childs-Antonini in front of "Armature," which they created with Sara Fine-Wilson.

Denise Driscoll and Carrie Childs-Antonini in front of "Armature," which they created with Sara Fine-Wilson at Fountain Street Fine Art in Framingham, MA.


Multiplicity at Fountain Street Fine Art

By Brian Goslow Framingham, MA – The first thing you notice about “Multiplicity” is that from the moment you enter the gallery, each of the works is calling for your attention — and that each of them could do so for an extended period of time. Perhaps the best place to start is with “Armature,” […]


BeverlySky and MarioKon showing at Fort Point Arts Community Gallery.

BeverlySky and MarioKon showing at the Fort Point Arts Community Gallery.


Beverly Sky & Mario Kon: Narrative/Non-Narrative

When you first walk into the Fort Point Arts Community Gallery, the contrast in the expression of Beverly Sky and Mario Kon’s work is staggering. On the left: Sky’s visual narrative exploration. On the right: Kon’s bold trail of ideas exploring technique. The work that compiles “Narrative/Non-Narrative: Two Artistic Approaches” was juried by Barbara Krakow Gallery gallery director Andrew Witkin.



Regarding Landscape: Armstrong and DiRado at Worcester State University

By Brian Goslow Top: Frank Armstrong, Cashe River, Arkansas, 1986. Bottom: Stephen DiRado, Aquinnah, MA, Juliet and Tom, July 19, 2014.   WORCESTER, MA – As the crowds flowed in and out of the opening reception for the “Regarding Landscape: Armstrong and DiRado” exhibition at Worcester State University’s Mary Cosgrove Dolphin Gallery, visitors discussed the process in […]


Mark Rothko, Untitled (Study for Harvard Mural), c. 1961, opaque watercolor on pale green construction paper. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of The Mark Rothko Foundation, Inc., 1986.627. © 2009 Kate Rothko Prizel and Christopher Rothko/ Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Harvard Art Museums, © President and Fellows of Harvard College.

Mark Rothko, Untitled (Study for Harvard Mural), c. 1961, opaque watercolor on pale green construction paper. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of The Mark Rothko Foundation, Inc., 1986.627. © 2009 Kate Rothko Prizel and Christopher Rothko/ Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Harvard Art Museums, © President and Fellows of Harvard College.


Grand reopening: Harvard Art Museums and the return of its Rothko paintings

Enter the newly redesigned Harvard Art Museums, filled with flooding natural light so ubiquitous that very possibly the darkest corner where dark things are hid is noon-bright; where the art conservation department is at the very top of this pyramid of light — all its tubes and bottles of color displayed for every visitor’s uplifted gaze.



November/December 2014 Classifieds

    Your work could be artscope’s next CENTERFOLD. Work by established and emerging artists welcome. For the March/April 2015 issue we will be accepting submissions on the theme of glass or mosaic work. Please send up to three images and your statement with contact information to: centerfold@artscopemagazine.com, no later than February 10, 2015. No […]