Thursday, January 17, 2008

Check it out: Paper Rad

The Providence collective Paper Rad, who specialize in rainbow-powered Lucky Charms (pink hearts, yellow moons, orange stars, blue diamonds…) psychedelia, showed two new digital “caretoons” at New York’s New Museum on Friday night: the 20-minute "Problem Solvers" (2008) and the 3-minute "crank dat spongebob batman dropdead robocop" (2008). Check out the crazy “Problem Solvers” preview here.

  • A recent interview with a member of the Paper Rad clan.
  • Paper Rad’s “Trash Talking” DVD on our Best of 2006 list.
Pictured: Still from “Problem Solvers.”

Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Check it out: Abelardo Morell

Brookline photographer Abelardo Morell has retrospectivey exhibitions up at Amherst College’s Mead Art Museum through Jan. 20 and the University of New England’s Art Gallery in Portland, Maine, through Jan. 27.

Pictured: "Detail of Book Damaged by Water" (2001), which is in the University of New England Show.