Doni Smith (MCLA, 2019) will host this special event which will be set in the context of visual artist Josh Ostraff’s (visiting assistant professor, MCLA) exhibition – “OFA ATU.”
The countdown to Christmas begins, and performances are popping up all over the place.
Performers Wilco, Mavis Staples, Bill T. Jones and many others are on the Mass MoCA docket, as are artists Steffani Jemison, Tanja Hollander, and Elizabeth King. 2017 looks to be a blowout year for the North Adams museum as it continues to grow in size and impact.
From Sydney, Australia, Sebastian Smee has been the Boston Globe’s art critic since 2008. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism in 2011 and will examine the complex relationships between artists he describes in his new book.
In “Othering” art, the subject is the exclusion, marginalization and separation of people because of their race, religion, class, gender, sexuality, age, (dis)ability or neurodivergence. It’s the focus of the Berkshire Art Association’s biennial juried show at the Lichtenstein Center opening Friday, November 4th.
Two documentary films and an artist talk take place on October 27 at the Berkshire Museum further illuminating artist Robert Hite. His solo show of sculpture, paintings, and photography is now on display in a dual exhibition at the Berkshire Museum and Hancock Shaker Village.
Nick Cave views his work as “An elaborate community forum, as much as a work of sculpture,” and as such, the gallery doubles as a stage for singer-songwriters, pop artists, poets, and composers, and performance artist Helga Davis will respond in her own unique way.