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Guest Blog: Off to Boston.... [Part Deux]

Written by Oliver Halsman Rosenberg   
Tuesday, 06 June 2006 06:50
Oliver Rosenberg continues his guest blog about the SF show he put together for Samson Projects in Boston.

After dreaming about sacred geometry all night....


I went out to explore Boston during some downtime...


lots of old white dude statues...I like the kicks on this one


The Boston Public Library had a pretty sweet exhibition of maps





on another floor they had an exhibition of diaramas of artists studios...Talouse Lautrec...


...and Vermeer...


On my way out I ran into Luk-E working security. Check out his group N.V. on myspace


Walked to the MFA, which is like the MET in NY, only smaller. They had a really cool collection of early american folk art, like this painting. Its like folk cubism. Check out that profile right in the middle of his face...


I was really drawn to this one. They have no idea who painted it...


I think it was a self portrait...


This painting was huge. Apparently the guy floating in the water comissioned it. He lost a leg to a shark off the coast of Havana as a teen...


just radness


Hinged key for a Turkish tomb...


walking back to the gallery...Skull Phone is the new Andre


Xylor had finished...


...and Tara was figuring out how to get a tree to launch into the ceiling...


the magic of art!






(for images of all the work in the show, click the link of names samsonprojects.com/exhibitions.htm)

I was kinda nervous before the opening because it started to rain, and I wondered if anyone would come out...I had a few red stripes and made this painting (which is the equivalent of twiddeling my thumbs)


so, people started to come...





...some artists from the show happened to be in the area, and I was suprised to see them come in out of the rain...

Paul Wackers


Jay Nelson


Thanks to everyone for all their hard work and beautiful art! I just got back from Boston, and gotta get ready for an art show at the Drawing Center in SoHo later this month. Maybe Yasha will come out and blog about it??? Until then, I'll be putting more nerdy comments and observations on my regular blog http://daytg.blogspot.com/ Thanks again to John @ Fecal for this opportunity to share this trip. Peace.



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