November / December 2012

November / December 2012

Price: $10.00

Contents

Volume 33, Issue 6

Features

Exposing the Landscape   By Diana Gaston
This vast exhibition traces RISD’s donation driven,
trendsetting history of photography patronage.

The Pace of Purposeful Collecting   By Sarah Baker
Saundra B. and William H. Lane’s discerning collection is a
substantial gift to Boston that keeps on giving.

“Out of Gratitude”   By Cate McQuaid
Inter-artist trading is an overlooked form of community mindedness,
personal camaraderie and unique art collection building.

Collecting Indigeneity   By Christine Temin
The Hood Art Museum is delving into contemporary qualities of
Aborignal Australian art, in an indigenous collection a mere fifty years old.

Dispatch: documenta   By Monroe Denton
Kassel, Germany, home to the “grandest international exhibition” on view every five years, has attracted a record number of visitors in its 2012
iteration, conceptualizing a marriage of time and space.

Columns

Letters

FlashPoints
Interview with Christopher Bedford of the Rose Art Museum
By Robert Moeller

Opinion

Leave City Hall Alone!
By David Bonetti

Book Review

Potential in the Spaces Between
By Susan Mulski

Museums

Paul Klee: Cracking the Code
By Kris Wilton

Museums

A Ferocious Gift
By Stephen Vincent Kobasa

Profile

A Collecting Courtship
By Renée Doucette

Profile

Considering the
Contemporary at the Gardner

By Judith Tolnick Champa

Studio
Deep Time: The Art of
Amy Stacey Curtis
By Craig Stockwell

Destination
Fairfield County
By Rachael Palacios

Reviews

SPOTLIGHT

Ambreen Butt at Carroll & Sons by Christian Holland

CONNECTICUT

Andrew Raftery at Davison Art Center at Wesleyan University by Pat Rosoff
Performance Now at The Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery by Pat Rosoff
Matthew Northridge at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum by Christian Holland

MAINE

Alan Bray at The University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor by Carl Little
Beautiful Possibility at Space Gallery by Carl Little

MASSACHUSETTS

Three Perspectives at Dedee Shattuck Gallery by Aiden FitzGerald
Os Gêmeos at Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston by Elysian McNiff
Julianne Swartz at deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum by Evan Smith
Nature Vive and Nature Morte at the Trustman Gallery, Simmons College by Alicia Faxon

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Barbara Swan at the Museum of Art, University of New Hampshire by Christopher Volpe

RHODE ISLAND


Peter Eudenbach at Redwood Library and Athenaeum
by Anya Ventura
Jamey Morrill at Yellow Peril Gallery by Renée Doucette
Philip Jameson at Candita Clayton Gallery by Anya Ventura

VERMONT

Oceanic Art and the Performance of Life at the Robert Hull Fleming Museum of Art, University of Vermont by Caitie Jane Moore

In Every Issue

Calendar
Focus On: Fairfield County
Guide to Art Schools and Workshops
Art Guide
Exhibitions
Classifieds
Art Seen

Resources and Listings


Holiday Guide: Art New England’s Gifts of the Season



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