Julian M. Rose


The Year Before He Broke

Walking into “Frank Stella 1958,” the special exhibition currently at the Sackler Museum, reminded me of the surprise I got


A Night and a Day with Stephen Prina

When I interviewed him a few days after the film screening and live performance that accompanied last Friday’s opening of


A Tale of Two Paintings

There’s a new painting up in the modern and contemporary gallery of the Fogg. Or perhaps “painting” is too strong


Contextual Play in MIT Show

One of the pieces in Thoughts Unsaid, now Forgotten, a show of the artist Cerith Wyn Evans’ work currently up


Outsiders Approach Art from the Inside

Of the nine artists in the show, Fabulous Histories: Indigenous Anomalies in American Art, on view through Nov. 19 in


‘Dependent Objects’ at the Busch-Resinger

Perhaps the clearest lesson I drew from my visit to the show, Dependent Objects, at Harvard’s Busch-Reisinger Museum is that


Some Problems with Meaning and Criticism

As an aspiring critic of art and architecture, I sometimes get nostalgic for the early 19th century. It seems like

Echelman string sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting the Town: Boston's Big Art


ISIL is Not the End of the World

Difficulty Defining

The Difficulty of Defining Difficulty

Reshuffling the Caseload

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