By DeeDee Hughes, Staff Writer Imagine if the Mona Lisa were to be torn to shreds. The entire world would be up in arms, right? Even the most disinterested people would recognize that it is not only a masterful work of art but also a tangible piece of the world’s history that would be lost […]

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By DeeDee Hughes, Staff Writer Berlin has been left in a state of outrage as a Dutch artist’s performance art installation goes horribly wrong. Dries Verhoeven is an avant-garde and self-titled “theater maker and visual artist.” His work consists primarily of installations and performance pieces featured all over Europe. His latest performance, “Wanna play? Love […]

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By DeeDee Hughes, Staff Writer News alert: artists are doing something bizarre again. Two Japanese artists, Ei and Tomoo Arakawa, will serve radioactive soup to audiences at Frieze London in an exhibit entitled, Does This Soup Taste Ambivalent?. Yes, you read that correctly. Radioactive soup. Frieze is a massive annual contemporary art fair that will […]

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By DeeDee Hughes, Staff Writer I’m new to Boston and a freshman painting major here at BU. “The Art Equation is a column all about exploring and breaking down Boston’s vast art scene. Join me as I discuss museum exhibits, find local artists, and ponder all of the bizarre intricacies of the fine art world.  Art […]

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