Alicja Kwade’s confounding sculptures challenge perceived realities and destabilize systems of measurement and value, unsettling viewers with mirrors and sculpted facsimiles that appear to transform objects and materials before our eyes.
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Futurity Island: This installation, conceived by Nomeda and Gediminas Urbonas, is a musical instrument built from water and sewer pipes — tools originally used to shape nature to humanity’s purposes.
Sculptor Alicja Kwade is best known for works using common, but symbolically significant materials like rocks, lamps and clocks, which she arranges in site-specific compositions to create mysterious landscapes.
MIT List Visual Arts Center’s List Projects series is known for featuring young and emerging artists that break aesthetic barriers. This fall’s List Projects: Farah Al Qasimi is no exception.
Farah Al Qasimi creates lush, vividly detailed photographs that leave almost everything to the imagination.
“It’s been exciting to learn how to let a story unfold slowly,” says Farah Al Qasimi. The Emirati artist is speaking of her first long-form video piece “Um al Naar (Mother of Fire, 2019)” that will soon showcase at a solo … Continued
“Ericka Beckman: Double Reverse,” on view through July 28 at the MIT List Visual Arts Center, follows last year’s “Introducing Tony Conrad: A Retrospective” there.
Lace up your walking shoes, gas up the car, and don’t worry about keeping your wallet too close—the Highland Street Foundation’s Free Fun Fridays are back.
This week, WGBH News’ Arts Editor Jared Bowen tours an exhibition of artist Ericka Beckman at the MIT List Visual Arts Center and reviews two new theater productions in Boston: “Yerma” and “The View Upstairs.”
While we’ve been to the Museum of Science and MIT Museum many times, my husband can never get enough of the mind-expanding exhibits at both.
The works and installations of the overlooked peer of Cindy Sherman and Richard Prince go on show at MIT List Visual Arts Center
In “Ericka Beckman: Double Reverse,” on view beginning Friday at the MIT List Center for the Visual Arts, Beckman explores connections between games and gambling, the larger structures of capital, as well as the gamification of a culture which has … Continued
Beckman’s first museum survey, covering some thirty years of work, will be accompanied by a catalogue with contributions by curator Henriette Huldisch, Marie de Brugerolle, Attilia Fattori Franchini, and Piper Marshall.
Arts Fuse critics select the best in film, dance, visual art, theater, music, and author events for the coming weeks.
“List Projects: Rose Salane” is on view at MIT List Visual Arts Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts, through Sunday, May 26.
The Bauhaus at 100
A library bookcase extends across the length of the Bakalar Gallery at the MIT List Visual Arts Center.
The author-illustrator behind ‘everyone’s a aliebn when ur a aliebn too’ is writing for TV and film, plus pursuing a Ph.D. at M.I.T.
There are many things to praise about “Arresting Fragments: Object Photography at the Bauhaus,” which runs at the MIT Museum through Sept. 1.
On view at MIT List Visual Arts Center, artist Kapwani Kiwanga’s Safe Passage features powerful meditations on antebellum “lantern laws” and The Negro Motorist Green Book.
Technological advances have always influenced art.
For the first time in the U.S., Kapwani Kiwanga’s “Safe Passages” is on view at the MIT List Center.
In colonial America, “lantern laws” required that all slaves move about the streets at night bearing lit candles. The dancing flames served to track and control a population that might otherwise escape or rebel.
Kapwani Kiwanga is Canadian-born and Paris-based, though her new exhibition at the MIT List Visual Arts Center tells Boston something about itself.
Though her first East Coast solo exhibition is formally promoted as featuring three of her recent photographic series that explore the complexities of national identities and memories in former USSR territories, the brilliance of photographer Mila Teshaieva’s show lies not in the … Continued