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Topdrawer Nomad Lectures: An evening with artist Kristin Texeira

"Topdrawer Nomad Lectures are a series of talks highlighting the work and lives of successful creative professionals that live on-the-go. During each lecture, we’ll sit down with a nomad to discuss their craft and dig deep into their story of work, creation, passion, and growth in an ever-changing environment. Our first lecture will feature Kristin Texeira, a Brooklyn-based artist whose imaginative and colorful Memory Maps span São Paulo, to the Seine River, to secret streets in hidden places. We’ll learn about her story and unique artistic style, and how she uses color to decipher her travels and the people she meets along the way.
Tickets include a seat at the lecture and Kolo journaling tools." - Topdrawer 
Date: Monday, January 29, 2018 Time:7-9pm
Location: Topdrawer (273 Newbury Street, Boston, MA)
Tickets: $25 About Kolo-Topdrawer: Tools for Nomads™ "As creative professionals, our office has to fit in a bag. In the course of one day, we might be working on a plane, a train…

New Work by Brian Hart at Northeastern University

Brian Hart's exhibit is currently on display through Monday, March 12, 2018 at Gallery 360.
"My work owes equally to the traditions of history painting and pop art. Themes in the paintings are often derived from stories and myths I enjoyed as a child and, instead of a straightforward approach, I reinterpret these stories using pictures appropriated from a wide range of sources. Images taken from advertising, cartoons, and wide variety of
media are given equal weight with images drawn from the works of the old masters. This is not meant to disrespect the works of previous artists but meant to show how these images can have the same power, importance, and meaning. Pictorial symbols in art used to be a language clearly read by the public, and allegorical paintings had set codes of symbols used in order to communicate to an illiterate audience. Now these same symbols can have a multitude of meanings depending on their context. The dense layering obscures a straightforward interpr…