Open Studio with Jared Bowen

Jared Bowen, WGBH, October 21, 2016

Two artists examine the rise and fall of an ancient city.  An art installation at the South Shore Art center displays a unique look at the destruction of Pompeii, the bustling city from 2000 years ago and how lessons from the past repeats itself in the present.





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2000 years later, evoking a terrible moment in time

Cate McQuaid, Boston Globe, October 14, 2016            

Once There Was a House” poignantly embodies grief — the shock of loss, and the lingering sense that the dead have never left. But there’s more to it than that. It depicts a home, indeed a community, taken without warning, and with it the relationships, the dreams, and the quotidian plans for the future, in one instant fossilized and never to be realized.


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South Shore Art Center .installation inspired by Pompeii

Jody Feinberg, Patriot Ledger, September 25, 2016

Two thousand years after Mt. Vesuvius erupted and wiped out Pompeii, Katha Seidman and Laurie Kaplowitz have created an art installation which connects that calamity with today.


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