January / February 2014

Chuck Close, Lyle, 2003, silkscreen in 149 colors. Copyright Chuck Close, courtesy of Pace Gallery.

Price: $10.00

Contents

Volume 35, Issue 1

FEATURES

Innovation and Heritage: Photography in New England
By Robyn Day
A re-energized medium preserves its dual foundation in art and science.

Out of Hiding: Camouflage turns 100
By Doug Norris
Camouflage steps overtly into the field of visual culture to command attention.

Are Video Games Art?
By Ethan Gilsdorf
It’s time to question the legitimacy of video games and the edict of Roger Ebert.

Locating the Body in Stanley Greenberg’s Time Machines
By Sandrine Schaefer
Considering photography where complex image-making, big physics, and human connectivity collide.

COLUMNS

LETTERS

FlashPoints

Profile
George Fifield, the Cosmos of Cyberarts
By David Teng Olsen

Architecture
More Than Just Speculating: Three Boston Architectural Firms Are Change-Makers
By James McCown

Photography
The Still Developing Story of Polaroid
By Christopher Capozzola

Modernism
Connecticut Yankees in Modernism’s Court
By Christopher Capozzola

Creative Absence
I’m Not There:
Sophie Calle’s Last Seen
By Anya Ventura

Abstraction
Harry Holtzman:
A Man of Two Minds, One Heart
By Patricia Rosoff

Book Review
The Lost Battles:
Leonardo, Michelangelo,
and the Artistic Duel That Defined the Renaissance
By Christopher Busa

REVIEWS

SPOTLIGHT

Future Beauty: Avant-Garde Japanese Fashion at the Peabody Essex Museum by Mary Bucci McCoy

CONNECTICUT

An Artificial Wilderness: The Landscape in Contemporary Photography at the WadsworthAtheneum Museum of Art by Christian Holland

Closer: The Graphic Art of Chuck Close at the Bruce Museum by Stephen Vincent Kobasa

MAINE

Sachiko Akiyama: On Finding Home at the University of Maine Museum of Art by Carl Little

Time Clorius: The Nature of Deception at Aucocisco Galleries by Britta Konau

MASSACHUSETTS

Nadaleena Mirat Brettmann: Fragments of a Storm presented by Canvas Fine Arts at
AlteRnaTive Art Space by Judith Tolnick Champa

Alison Saar: Still… at the Bakalar & Paine Galleries, Massachusetts
College of Art and Design
by Debra Cash

Animals: Dreamed & Dreaming at the Concord Art Association by Alicia Faxon

James Prosek: The Spaces in Between at the Addison Gallery of American Art by Debbie Hagan

hris Marker: Guillaume-en-Égypte at the Bakalar & Paine Galleries, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, and at Hayden, Reference Galleries, MIT by Ethan Gilsdorf

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Postwar Abstraction at The Banks Gallery by Christopher Volpe

RHODE ISLAND

Vincent Valdez: The Strangest Fruit at the David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University by Rachel Shipps

The RI Art Archive Project Exhibition at Bannister Gallery, Rhode Island College
by Rachel Shipps

VERMONT

CHOATE/CHAOS at CYNTHIA-REEVES New England by Meg Brazill

Vermont International Film Festival at multiple venues, Burlington, VT by Cynthia L. Close

IN THIS ISSUE

Calendar
Focus On: Summer Residencies & Workshops
Guide to Schools and Workshops
Art Guide
Exhibition Listings
Classifieds
Art Seen



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