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Fabricated from a magnificent motley of dyed yarn and camel hair, strips of old fabric, rags, ribbon, and even sequins, these utilitarian rugs are fascinating textiles in their own right.
A postal clerk and librarian, the Vogels spent five decades befriending and collecting the work of dozens of artists, ultimately building one of the most significant troves of contemporary art in the world.
Mary Tinti, a WGBHArts contributor, took to the streets in Boston and Cambridge to give you a view and a bit of insight on some of the public art you may have seen around town.
With the help of countless cans of spray paint and a whole lot of time on a lift, The Giant of Boston slowly emerged from the artists’ dreams to reality, right on the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway.
Sporting loud, bright blue and brown checkered pajama bottoms with a clashing green and gold patterned top, Boston’s giant does anything but sleep. He is awake, observing (perhaps with a little childlike, mischievous delight) the activity going on beneath him in Dewey Square.