Francine Koslow Miller

Radcliffe Bailey

June 2012

Radcliffe Bailey’s multilayered narrative art explores issues of culture, memory, and history related to his heritage and experience as an African American. Titled “Memory as Medicine,” this near-two-decade survey (organized by Carol Thompson… READ ON

IN PRINT Summer 2012 [TOC]

Annette Lemieux

October 2011

A major midcareer survey, “The Strange Life of Objects: The Art of Annette Lemieux” showcases twenty-four works made between 1983 and the present. The Boston-based Lemieux got her start in New York in the early ’80s, during which time, as an… READ ON

IN PRINT October 2011 [TOC]

Craig Drennen

February 2011

Atlanta-based artist Craig Drennen has chosen William Shakespeare’s most obscure play, The Life of Timon of Athens, as the theme for his new body of work. Known first as a language-based neo-Conceptualist, and then for his drawings and … READ ON

IN PRINT February 2011 [TOC]

Cliffton Peacock

April 2010

While the influence of Philip Guston is evident in Cliffton Peacock’s lushly painted portraits of phantasmal beings, the Charleston, South Carolina–based artist’s former teacher is not his only role model. Peacock also aligns his work with,… READ ON

IN PRINT April 2010 [TOC]

Rona Pondick

December 2009

Rona Pondick first garnered attention in the late 1980s with her primal and disquieting assemblages of disembodied part-objects and prostheses, such as shoes, baby bottles, or mouths. Since 1998, however, the New York–based artist has taken… READ ON

IN PRINT December 2009 [TOC]

Stephen Prina

September 2009

Stephen Prina suspended five lushly painted, fifteen-foot-long window blinds from the ceiling in his recent show, so that no matter where one stood, at least some of the work was hidden from view. Even the gallery staff were obscured, partly… READ ON

IN PRINT September 2009 [TOC]

David Hilliard

June 2009

With the two- to five-part photographic panoramas on display here, Boston photographer David Hilliard has once again presented open-ended narratives about desire, time, and mortality. These color works are often autobiographical, depicting … READ ON

IN PRINT Summer 2009 [TOC]

Andrew Witkin

April 2009

Andrew Witkin won the Institute of Contemporary Art Boston’s 2008 Foster Prize for a methodically arranged installation of personal effects and simple furniture made from Baltic birch plywood and square, stainless-steel screws. LaMontagne … READ ON

IN PRINT April 2009 [TOC]

Lalla Essaydi

January 2009

Moroccan-born, New York–based photographer Lalla Essaydi lures the viewer into her third solo show at Howard Yezerski Gallery (the inaugural exhibition in its new space) with a pair of stunning large-scale pictures hung in the front window.… READ ON

IN PRINT January 2009 [TOC]

Tara Donovan

November 2008

The first museum survey of Tara Donovan’s sublime sculptures and installations, which are unexpected and ingenious assemblages of banal, everyday products––plastic and Styrofoam cups, wooden toothpicks, plastic drinking straws, paper plates,… READ ON