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BRINK v2: Space and Intimacy PDF Print E-mail

BRINK v2: Space and Intimacy
Image: Coe Lapossy, detail from Meg/Sydney/Alec (2015)

Mills Gallery at Boston Center for the Arts

Curated by John Pyper

Boston Center for the Arts (BCA) presents BRINK v2: Space and Intimacy, the second exhibition in the BRINK series, dedicated to introducing trends found in the work of innovative emerging artists based in the Northeast.

BRINK v2 is focused on sculptors… or then again, not. It presents a convocation of six artists who are developing their practices in a media-rich and medium-agnostic art world. In the current art climate, the concepts “sculptor” and “emerging” have come to indicate market positions rather than states of being. Though the works being shown are sculptures, these artists are indifferent to traditional sculptural materials and designations. BRINK v2 casts its curatorial eye on how else contemporary physicality in art is coming into being, and what kind of being that might be.

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Image: Brian Cirmo, Angle, 2013

Mills Gallery at Boston Center for the Arts

Curated by Susan Metrican

Boston Center for the Arts (BCA) presents Feelers, the 24th installment of the BCA Drawing Show, this year featuring work by 56 artists. In Feelers, curator Susan Metrican considers the possibilities of existing in a two-dimensional reality through drawing’s inherent encounter with flatness.

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Image: Ryan Arthurs, (Untitled 91) George River, Labrador, Canada 2012, Digital print (detail)

Mills Gallery at Boston Center for the Arts

Curated by Steve Locke

Arcadia brings together a diverse group of artists and artistic practices that focus on the idea of the landscape as a site of human endeavor and a source of human experience. This exhibition puts forth the idea that the desire for pastoral space in the city creates a productive tension, one that raises the question of how we navigate the world and, more importantly, of what we want from the nature that is framed and preserved in our built environments.

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Image: James Montford, Black Indians in Space: Will it be hands up don't shoot? 2015, Melissa Blackall Photography 2015

James Montford: Persuasions 1990—2015 is the first retrospective survey of artist James Montford’s confrontational work and ongoing engagement with racial stereotypes and social alienations. It features a range of works highlighting his repetitive and grid-like visual portals, along with maps, proclamations, performance videos and documents.

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Curated by Robert Moeller

Free, Public Opening Reception: Friday, April 17, 6-9pm

Yeah, You Missed It!

And perhaps, that’s the point. You missed it. This exhibition continues to explore the very temporary placement of art in both traditional and nontraditional venues. The show, part of an ongoing series, features a rotating group of both artists and curators, organized by Robert Moeller, who work together to program very brief pop-up exhibitions. These can range from informal backyard events to the embedding of new work into an existing art collection in someone’s home for an evening. This exhibition at the Mills Gallery, lasting only two days, has in its title the most likely response to questions about its brief existence: Yeah, you missed it!

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