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January 2012

Atlantic Works presents: Rough Trade Looking for art that’s well-mannered and innocuous? Looking for sweet and decorative? That’s not us. We’ve got something to say. There’s a reason we’re out by the docks. If you want truth and you want it in your face, you come to us. And at Atlantic Works’s Rough Trade show […]


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATLANTIC WORKS GALLERY PRESENTS NIMIS COMEDITE An Installation by vanessa r. thompson and Mark Natale East Boston, July 24, 2011 – The production of art is a tumultuous, visceral process, the results of which are hung on pristine gallery walls for consumption by the viewer. The production of food is a grueling, […]

Getting Serious Press Release

Celebrating Women’s History MonthNew Work by Chris Chou, Karen Kemp & Maureen O’Connor 80 Border Street East BostonMarch 3 – March 26, 2011 Opening: March 3, 6:00-9:00 pmThird Thursday: March 17, 6:00-9:00 pm Come experience the artistic contributions of these 3 women artists living and working in Boston. Chris Chou received a Guggenheim Fellowship in […]

Lick It Up Bitch New Members Show – Opening Night

Vanessa R Thompson – Grundo Leah Grimaldi Mark Natale -Bitch Dancers Justin Augsperg – Raised by Wolves Vanessa R Thompson Vanessa R Thompson Jack Hammers, Die, Die, Die and Antler Girls – Background Chris and Sonia Enjoy Lick It Up Bitch Nick DiStefano – Head in the Clouds Live LIUB Dancers

Atlantic Works Presents

East Boston, December 20, 2010 –Atlantic Works Gallery is proud to present Lick it Up Bitch, an exhibit by its new members inspired by wall art photographed in a hotel room in San Francisco. Deliciously tasteless, the five new members use this exhibit to explore issues of gender, consumerism, public domain and propriety. The work […]


All Rights Reserved(;-) A group show at Atlantic Works Gallery, celebrating the natural right of artists to “steal” the intellectual “property” they need to create their art. Global corporations want to own everything you might see, hear, taste and smell, and charge you for the experience. Copyright law has been perverted from its constitutional role […]

The War and Peace Project

Lola and Lynn East Boston, October 7, 2010 – In late 2009, Atlantic Works gallery member Laura “Lola” Baltzell initiated a “crazy and enticing” collaborative art project: making a collage from each page of her old Russian edition of Tolstoy’s War and Peace. The War and Peace Project, when complete, will include more than 750 […]

October 2010

Artwork by Bo Pertran and Chris Spuglio East Boston, September 2010 – From October 8 to October 30, 2010, Atlantic Works gallery presents HEAVEN AND EARTH: New Work by Bo Petran and Chris Spuglio. In this economic downturn, if you have been too much getting and spending, laying waste your powers, give yourself a night […]