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Arts Imbalance is an intricate tightrope that hangs between the Summer and Congress Street bridges. Atop this cable, an aluminum figure (with an almost identical companion attached just below the rope) moves back and forth according to the whims of the wind.
The spirit of FIGMENT is fantastic, and its aim is as pure as they come: the entire interactive arts/performance event is planned and executed by volunteers, without any assistance from corporate sponsorships.
Most passersby the Atlantic Wharf building may not know this, but there is a wonderful little atrium space next to the parking garage and the offices of the Boston Society of Architects (BSA) that often plays host to an array of small art exhibitions.
In a bold and admirable maneuver, New England painter James Aponovich gave himself an artistic endurance challenge: to complete a painting a week for 12 months straight–a creative marathon of sorts that concluded earlier this June.
As the folks at Grand Circle Gallery and Design Museum Boston know, there is hope lurking in our travel frustrations and good, solid, inspired design may well be the answer to our woes.