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‘Museum Town’ documents how MASS MoCA got to North Adams

Phillip Pyle November 6, 2019

Last Friday, Museum Town began showing at Images. While the College community may be familiar with the film's focus, the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA), many are not familiar with...

At MASS MoCA, myth collides with memory in “Mind of the Mound”

At MASS MoCA, myth collides with memory in “Mind of the Mound”
Lily Goldberg April 17, 2019

PHOTO COURTESY OF JAMES COHAN GALLERY.  “Mound Museum,” one of the structures in “Mind of the Mound: Critical Mass”, houses objects from the artist’s personal collection. “Grandma’s...

New exhibit probes realness


	
		
			
				
					Vincent Valdez
					Metaonia, 2017
					Oil on canvas
					84 x 132 inches
					Courtesy of the artist and David Shelton Gallery
			
		
	


	 
Mae Burris-Wells April 17, 2019

PHOTO COURTESY OF MASS MOCA. “Suffering from Realness,” a new exhibit at Mass MoCA, explores subjective truths and representation in news. The term “fake news” has morphed from a barb hurled...

North Berkshire Artists Group promotes creativity in North Adams

North Berkshire Artists Group promotes creativity in North Adams
Lily Goldberg February 20, 2019

At the Artists Town Hall in August 2018, more than 100 local artists gathered at MASS MoCA to share resources and network.  Photo courtesy of Assets for Artists. Ashley...

Rafa Esparza: ‘staring at the sun’ breaks the MASS MoCA mold

Artist Rafa Esparza adds detail to one of the portraits exhibited in staring at the sun. Esparza works with adobe instead of canvas. Photo courtesy of Mass MoCA.
Mae Burris-Wells January 23, 2019

Artist Rafa Esparza adds detail to one of the portraits exhibited in staring at the sun. Esparza works with adobe instead of canvas. Photo courtesy of Mass MoCA. Curatorial designs in museums are streamlined,...

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