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Dissolving Structure - New Work By Adam O'Day

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Adam's artist statement:

I've been known to paint some expressionistic and impressionistic views of famous cities around the world, especially our beloved Bean Town. I'll throw the occasional fantasy-based painting in there for my own enjoyment too. However you slice it, I'm painting our world and worlds existing in my mind the same way, with gestural, expressive emotion.
In the past few years, I started to focus on painting what a scene feels like, not necessarily what it literally looks like. So there would be elements of reality, mixed with elements of other worlds, dreams and nightmares. When painting a landscape, I'll sketch from life, use pictures and then work from memory. Things look familiar, but they seem like a memory, because I always put the finishing touches on a piece without focusing on what it looks like; I portray what it feels like, what I remember about it. What's the point of painting something exactly how it looks? Y…

The Hallway Gallery to Open Second Location in Provincetown!

Photo from: Personal Message From The Hallway Gallery: 
"After five years of hosting dozens of receptions and other special events at The Hallway, I'm excited to expand and integrate the stable of artists I represent into Room 68, a design store adjacent to the gallery that I co-own with Eric Portnoy. For the past nine months we have worked hard at creating a second location for the store. 
Our new Provincetown venture at 377 Commercial Street opens this weekend. It has twice the space of the Jamaica Plain store and is located in the East End gallery district. In addition to carrying an array of furniture and home goods, the new store includes a rotating art gallery that will feature many of the artists I have represented over the years. I invite you all to make a visit to Room 68 Provincetown this summer. 
The Hallway Gallery and Room 68 JP will be open Thursday through Sunday during the upcoming summer months.

Many thanks for your support. 
Brent …

The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston presents “The Cyclorama Show: Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, SMFA, Boston”

The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston presents “The Cyclorama Show: Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, SMFA, Boston”
Final exhibition of work by 48 students in the Master of Fine Arts program Boston, MA (April 28, 2014)—This spring, the internationally-renowned Master of Fine Arts program of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (SMFA) and Tufts University celebrates the work of its graduating students with the first, large-scale collective exhibition in the history of the program, May 13–18, 2014 in the Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts. Recently ranked one of the top 10 most influential Master of Fine Arts programs in the world, SMFA has been educating artists since its founding in1876—from Edmund Tarbell, Lois Mäilou Jones, and Cy Twombly to Joan Jonas, Nan Goldin, and Philip-Lorca DiCorcia. The Cyclorama, a historic Boston landmark, provides a unique backdrop for the high-concept, visually powerful contemporary art produced by the School’s graduate stud…