Monday, July 26, 2010

Reshaping Reality at Brattleboro

Reshaping Reality at the Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, curated by Carol Seitchik,Boston Sculptors Gallery, on view from July 24 - October 24 2010. Artists featured in Reshaping Reality are features the work of 11 artists associated with the Laura Baring-Gould, Benjamin S. Cariens, Rosalyn Driscoll, Laura Evans, Christopher Frost, Peter DeCamp Haines, Michelle Lougee, Nancy Selvage, Jessica Straus, Leslie Wilcox, and Andy Zimmermann. The opening reception, with artists in attendance, will be August 6, 5:30 - 8:30.

The Little Gallery under the Stairs Proudly Presents:
Work by Men, juried by Haig Demarjian
featuring new BSG member Andy Moerlein. The opening reception is Saturday, July 31, from 3-6pm at 25 Exchange St., Lynn, Ma.

Moose Myth
by Donna Dodson & Andy Moerlein will be featured in a walking tour on July 29th at 5pm, Market Square, Portsmouth NH. The artists will be present.

Ellen Wetmore will be showing new video work at the University Film and Video Conference at Champlain College in Vermont, August 9-14.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Gillian Christy on Daniel Buren and the Rodin Museum, France

I recently returned from a 12 day trip to Paris, France. I have been fortunate enough to have travelled to Paris before, however, both trips were during the cold month of January. With this trip, it was really nice to enjoy the city and parks during the full bloom of spring. A more detailed account of my trip can be found at

My favorite public artwork was discovered in the courtyard fo the Palais Royal. The installation was completed in 1986 by Daniel Buren, entitled Les Deux Plateau" or as it is often referred to "Buren's Columns".

Kids were playing, running and jumping from column to column. People were seated in groups around shorter columns or simply walking through the active space. The columns at varying heights, decorated with the stripe, simply encourage play and sort of appear to be playing themselves like a game of "now you see it, now you don't"....It is obvious that the materials were chosen with care, they looked clean, new and well cared for. It is also evident that the whole space was meticulously designed and masterfully crafted.

The trip also marked ny first time to the Rodin Museum. It was a beautiful day to enjoy the collection and relax in the garden. The "Rodin and the Decorative Arts Exhibition" on view through August 22, 2010 piqued my interest to learn more about Rodin and the chronology of his life. Rodin certainly makes a strong case for working with the human form as subject matter as well as being open to working with new materials. Seeing his body of work made me interested in redicovering plaster, stone and terracotta.

Find out more on Gillian Christy at

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Where else can you see the Boston Sculptors?

Sculpture by Gillian Christy is featured in Caturano and Company presents "Home and Harbor" with paintings by John Vinton, until October 1st, 2010. Please join them for the reception on Wednesday July 21st, 2010 at 80 City Square, Charlestown, MA, 5:30 - 7:30 pm. RSVP by July 16th at

Charles Jones is featured in Voice Over at the David Winton Bell Gallery in Providence, R.I., June 12 - July 11, 2010, which has been reviewed in the summer edition of Artscope.

Check out the Peter Lipsitt and Murray Dewart write-up in the Boston Globe of their recent show.

Nancy Selvage will show recent work in the Science of Art at the Women's Studies Research Center of Brandeis University from April 28 - June 30, 2010.

There is a great write-up of Sarah Hutt's current show at Boston Sculptors on the Boston Arts Examiner. Read it here!

Did you see? There is a great review of Charles Jones by Christine Temin in Sculpture Magazine, Vol. 29 No. 2, Mar 2010.

• Kim Bernard has a profile written about her by Ruth K. Meyer in the January edition of

Laura Evans has a piece in the exhibit Construction at the Suffolk University Art Gallery at New England School of Art and Design. Read the Globe review here.

Jessica Straus and Andy Zimmermann's April exhibit at Boston Sculptors got a great review in Sculpture Magazine. The review was written by Jane Ingram Allen.

Botanica, a kinetic sculpture by artist George Sherwood, was installed on The Rose F. Kennedy Greenway, Atlantic Avenue across from Rowes Wharf, in July 2009.

Look for exhibits by Michelle Lougee at the Boston Children's Hospital in 2010.

Spire Magazine describes The Boston Sculptors Gallery as one "Eight Great Museum Gems in Boston."

• Joseph Wheelwright's solo exhibition will be at Fruitlands has been extended until November 2010 - don't miss it. Check out this Chris Bergeron's article in the Daily News Tribune. He was also profiled in Art New England Magazine's January 2010 issue.

• Nancy Selvage has recently completed Water Wall, a permanent public artwork for a new park at Trolley Square in North Cambridge, commissioned by the Cambridge Arts Council. For more info visit the Cambridge Arts Council website.

Donna Dodson and Andy Moerlin are exhibiting the Moose Myths in Nashua and Portsmith, NH, through October 2010. For more information, visit the website:
Dodson, Moose Myth

Harvard University purchased a large bronze by Murray Dewart called "Sun Gate" and it is now installed in the McKinlock Courtyard of Leverett House. There is also work by Dewart in the permanent collections of the Harvard University Art Museums and the Harvard Theater Collections.

dewart, sun gate