At October's installment of
the ICA's First
Fridays series, attendees watched a runway show inspired by the wild colors and
patterns of Brazilian artists Os Gêmeos, followed by a guided tour of their
exhibition. Local boutiques Serenella, Uniform, Turtle, Louis, and Riccardi
presented looks that could have been lifted from the brothers' canvases, while ICA neighbor Mario Russo
supplied artful hair and makeup.
Helen Molesworth, head of the department of modern and contemporary art at the Harvard Art Museum since 2007, has been named chief curator at Boston’s Institute of Contemporary Art. She is expected to begin work on Feb. 22, taking the place of Nicholas Baume, who left in September to become director of New York’s Public Art Fund.
Out of the 28 graffit-related charges the Suffolk District Attorney's Office has been trying to slap Shepard Fairey with for the last 9 years, only three stuck. And while the DA may be trying to hype the fact that Shepard did plead guilty in the end to three of those counts -- the DA's press release headline reads: "Fairey Pleads Guilty To Multiple Property Damage Charges" -- they were also forced to note the 25 other charges that didn't stick.