If the Massachusetts art scene were a middle school, and we were crackpot junior news reporters, our overzealous (but earnest!) headlines might look something like this:
ART MUSEUM FOSTERS TALENTED PHOTOGRAPHER
Rania Matar is named a finalist for the ICA’s prestigious Foster Prize.
“STATE OF THE ART” A SPATE OF GREAT ART
Dawn Lundy Martin joins chuck d, Sonia Sanchez, Nikki Giovanni, Carl Phillips, and more for a poetry reading and panel discussion at Boston University.
“SOUTH OF TEN” TO NORTH OF ADAMS
Liza Johnson’s short film “South of Ten” screens at MASS MoCA.
SPACE WALK POET WALKING ON AIR
Tom Sleigh is the 2008 winner of the Kingsley Tufts Award for his book of poems, Space Walk.
For more good news (but fewer punny headlines), check out the April Fellows Notes.
Image is a detail from Julie Levesque’s “What Remains,” Wood & mixed media, 26″ x 34″ x 12″ (2002).
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