by JOHN ARVANITIS

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Artist Tanja Hollander’s exhibit at Mass MoCA examines the nature of friendship in our new world of social media.


CONNECTICUT
A Struggle (a Painting in Two Acts), 2014, 12 hour performative action, wood, rope, earth, acrylic, water, brushes, palette knives, cotton shirt, denim pants, glass and plastic containers | Photo courtesy Chris Randall

Pulp, Plastic, and Poetry

Sandy Hook performance artist Allison Hornak finds beauty in inertia, reading poetry, and visible vulnerability.


MASSACHUSETTS
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Facebook-to-Face

Artist Tanja Hollander’s exhibit at Mass MoCA examines the nature of friendship in our new world of social media.


RHODE ISLAND
El Rancho Grande | Dominic Perri Photography

A Little Taco Place

Each time the door opens to El Rancho Grande, the same phrase rings out: “Is Doña Maria here?” The answer, invariably, is yes.


SPONSORED

MAINE
Photo by Henry Amistadi

#TakeAction: Sign of the Times

Did you make one of the many brilliant signs seen at the Women’s March? A museum near you just might be asking for it.


NEW HAMPSHIRE
Portrait of Peter Pettengill working with his Inking Plate | All photos by Paul Teeling

Meet the Press

Working for decades with established and emerging artists, Hinsdale’s master printer cranks out fine art at Wingate Studio.


VERMONT
Bugs | Photographed by Mutsu Crispin

How Do You Like Them Apples?

One of our 2017 Artists to Watch, Mutsu Crispin paralyzes bouncing balls and brings devilish fairy tales to life.


NEW ENGLAND
Film camera is a retronym

Final Take – Retronyms

Retronyms are newly coined names for retro things, but what does that have to do with New England’s new culture?


EVENTS

Know No.

Engaging Denial

{ Thursday, March 2nd – Saturday, March 4th } The Boston Center for the Arts and Masary Studios bring visceral, immersive performative art to the Cyclorama building. 

Big Red For The Arts

Big Red For The Arts

{ Thursday, March 9th } Support the arts in Hartford, Connecticut, and enjoy a glass of wine while you do it.

Granoff center

Time to re|ACT

{ Friday, March 3rd – Saturday, March 4th } Brown Arts Initiative asks you to reimagine, rebuild, and renew our world at their inaugural symposium on arts and the environment. 

NorthEast Comic Con

A Nerdy Extravaganza

{ Saturday, March 4th – Sunday, March 5th } Hanover, Massachusetts is geeking out over The NorthEast Comic Con & Collectibles Extravaganza, A Pop Culture Expo.

gold trees

Gold Trees

{ Thursday, February 16th } Tenneson’s dream-like and luminous photographic series of trees asks for pause and reflection. 

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