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Best Artist

2020 Best Artist

Rob “ProBlak” Gibbs

Given that his typical canvas is at least a couple of stories tall, it’s hard to miss Rob “ProBlak” Gibbs’s powerful work. The Lower Roxbury [...] read more»
2019 Best Artist

Joan Jonas

Happy birthday to this multimedia pioneer, who turns 83 this month with plenty to celebrate. After decades of medium-defining work—not to mention a Tate Modern [...] read more»
2012 Best Artist, Music, New


Boston's answer to the Strokes was spawned at Northeastern when undergrad Jason Bergman joined up with three classmates (Timmy Miles, Jason Sibilia, and Jim Williamson) [...] read more»
2002 Best Artist, New

Taylor Davis

There's a good reason Museum School grad and MassArt prof Taylor Davis captured the ICA's Artist Prize: her minimalist plywood installations deconstruct spaces and myriad [...] read more»
1991 Best Artist, Contemporary

Ellen Rothenberg

Ellen Rothenberg, 42, of Cambridge, whose profoundly moving installation drawing on Anne Frank's diary was a major attraction of this year's "Boston Now 10" show [...] read more»
1987 Best Artist, New

Jane Smaldone

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1984 Best Artist, Postcard

Ken Brown

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