Covering art in Boston: a personal post

Date: April 2013
Skills: Writing
Client: Artscope Magazine

I can’t believe April is already here, especially since that means my time interning for Artscope Magazine has ended. Each week I’ve covered two events or galleries for the Zine online, condensing a performance or an exhibition down to 500 words. I’ve learned there isn’t really a formula for this kind of writing, but a list of aspects to cover, and each story has its own hierarchy of which parts are most important.

Boston, MA- Since I came to Boston after three and a half years spent in the middle of Manhattan, it took a while to shake off the incredibly high expectations that New York tends to give you about the amount of money in the arts. Compared to New York, the artwork I found in Boston was more traditional; technical perfection seemed the most important aspect, so most works were representational paintings and a lot were landscapes, each more serene and beautiful than the last.

continue reading on Artscope Magazine’s Zine blog.