Charles Giuliano


Publisher & Editor. Charles was the director of exhibitions for the New England School of Art & Design at Suffolk University where he taught art history and the humanities. He taugh tModern Art and the Avant-garde for Metropolitan College of Boston University. After many years as a contributor, columnist and editor for a range of print publications from Art New England, Art News, the Boston Phoenix, the Boston Herald Traveler and Patriot Ledger, to mention a few, he went on line with Maverick Arts which evolved into a website.

Recent Articles:

  • Still Standing Standing Still Front Page

    Galen Cheney at Blue Heron Gallery

    By: Blue Heron - Jan 14th, 2021

    Still Standing Standing Still, a virtual exhibition by North Adams artist, Galen Cheney, is now on view at Blue Heron Online Gallery. Linking through the site provides a slide show of recent work as well as a studio visit with the artist. Works may be purchased on line.

  • Arts Critic Sandy Katz at 80 Front Page

    Traveling Sandy Was an ATCA Member

    By: Charles Giuliano - Jan 13th, 2021

    Sandy Katz, a theatre critic and travel writer from Charleston, Carolina, busted out with charisma and personality. Dubbed “Traveling Sandy” her bags were always packed for any destination.

  • Corona Cookbook: Unique Pasta Front Page

    By: Phillip S. Kampe - Jan 11th, 2021


  • Peri Schwartz: Self Portraits & Studio Paintings Front Page

    At Boston's Gallery NAGA

    By: NAGA - Jan 08th, 2021

    The exhibition comprises a mix of both studio paintings as well as self portraits dating to the 80s and 90s.  The studio paintings reflect Schwartz’s long history of using her space as her subject matter.

  • Berkshire Based Blue Heron Gallery Online Front Page

    Launched January 13 With Work by Galen Cheney

    By: Blue Heron - Jan 07th, 2021

    During the Covid pandemic artists continue to work. Exhibitions, however, have been cancelled. To meet a need Michael McGrath an entrepreneur and designer has created Blue Heron Gallery Online. The Berkshire based site will offer online exhibitions as well as options for a range of services from PDF and print catalogues to promotional and marketing strategies. Visitors to the exhibition have easy access to make "go to cart" purchases. The gallery will launch with an exhibition by Galen Cheney from January 13 through February 12.

  • Sculptor Christopher Sproat Front Page

    Private Museum in Putney, Vermont

    By: Charles Giuliano - Jan 02nd, 2021

    After a long and successful career as a sculptor in the tradition of constructivist abstraction Christopher Sproat withdrew from the mainstream art world. On his property in Putney Vermont he has created Black Box a private museum. This legacy project is open to the public by appointment.

  • Corona Cookbook: Beef Tacos Food

    Easy Dinner for Four

    By: Patricia Hills - Jan 02nd, 2021


  • Just Kidding Word

    By: Charles Giuliano - Jan 01st, 2021


  • 2021 Front Page

    By: Susan Erony - Dec 31st, 2020

    Change is going to come some day soon.

  • Name Game Word

    By: Charles Giuliano - Dec 31st, 2020


  • NY Art Critic Barbara Rose at 84 Front Page

    My Former Editor

    By: Charles Giuliano - Dec 28th, 2020

    Initially when she married Frank Stella, the critic Barbara Rose embraced minimalism and formalism. She curated, promoted and wrote about an emerging generation of abstract artists, formalists, and women artists starting with Helen Frankenthaler. She could be quirky, wielding power that attracted friends and enemies. We never met or even spoke but she invited me to write for The Arts Newspaper (London and New York) for which she was an editor. She has died at 84.

  • PBS Louisa May Alcott Front Page

    More Than Little Women

    By: Edward Rubin - Dec 27th, 2020

    Writing to his 'possums" New York critic Fast Eddy was gobsmacked by the PBS documentary of author Louisa May Alcott. "This beautifully acted documentary (Elizabeth Marvel Plays The Mature Louisa) brings back Louisa, her times, her family and her good friends - both gods in my pantheon -  Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) and Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)."

  • Tom Stoppard’s The Coast of Utopia Front Page

    Riveting Nine Hour Trilogy of 19th Century Russians

    By: Nancy Bishop - Dec 27th, 2020

    Recently I had a chance to revisit the most spectacular theater experience I’ve ever had. It took place on a weekend in February 2007. Over the course of two days, I experienced all nine hours of The Coast of Utopia, Tom Stoppard’s trilogy on 19th century Russian intellectuals and revolutionaries.

  • Corona Cookbook: Duck and Red Cabbage Food

    Traditional Christmas Dinner

    By: Charles Giuliano - Dec 26th, 2020


  • Corona Cookbook: Cataplana Food

    Festival of Fish

    By: Charles Giuliano - Dec 25th, 2020

    For Christmas Eve in Sicilian homes feast of the fishes is traditional. Particularly eel. That's just not possible in the landlocked Berkshires. We are far away from the docks and catch of the day. As a special meal I made my first attempt to replicate cataplana from my all time favorite restaurant Azorean in Gloucester. Overall, it was fabulous but I have ideas to make it better next time.

  • Vaccine Scene Word

    By: Charles Giuliano - Dec 23rd, 2020


  • Home for the Holidays Front Page

    Cooking for Two

    By: Charles Giuliano - Dec 21st, 2020

    Home alone for the holidays. Decorating and cooking for two.

  • David Bowie's Lazarus Front Page

    2017 London Production to be Live Streamed

    By: Edward Rubin - Dec 20th, 2020

    David Bowie's Lazarus. As luck will have it, the London Production, filmed in 2017, is available for streaming from January 8 - January 10.

  • Corona Cookbook: Sausage, Sauerkraut and Beer Food

    Easy, Delicious and Fun

    By: Charles Giuliano - Dec 20th, 2020

    On a recent snowbound night we opted to eat out of the freezer. That entailed smoked Polish sausage with kraut, beer and tarragon. It's simple and quick for the two of us as well as fun for a dinner party. We get our imported ingredients at a terrific Polish deli in Pittsfield.

  • August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom Front Page

    Astonishing Netflix Production with Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman

    By: Charles Giuliano - Dec 19th, 2020

    Previously, Denzel Washington produced and co-starred (with Viola Davis) in August Wilson's "Fences." Now he has produced Wilson's "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" with the late Chadwick Boseman. Washington plans to film the other eight plays in Wilson's iconic Pittsburgh or Century Cycle. For the decade of the 1920s Wilson took a side trip to Chicago and a recording session with the Mother of the Blues the great Ma Rainey. The best news is that the new release is available to stream on Netflix. The production is destined for a bundle of nominations during awards season.

  • Shakespeare & Company Greetings Front Page

    If music be the food of love, play on

    By: Allyn Burrows - Dec 18th, 2020

    Holiday greetings from Allyn Burrows the artistic director of Shakespeare & Company. With hope for a New Year and a lively summer season.

  • A Year Like No Other, a Holiday Letter Front Page

    An Artist and Activist Remembers

    By: Erica H. Adams - Dec 18th, 2020

    A year like no other, let me wish you a warm home, enough to eat, company however virtual and safety from this deadly virus with the good fortune to come through this plague sometime in 2021 or 2022. Thank you for connecting globally on ZOOM, FaceBook + Messenger video calls.  Erica H. Adams is a photographer, artist and activist who lives on Cape Cod. We regularly enjoy her social media posts that keep us amused and connected.

  • Jacob's Pillow Commitment Front Page

    Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access (IDEA) at Jacob’s Pillow

    By: Pillow - Dec 17th, 2020

    As an institution that seeks to unite people and communities by celebrating cultural diversity in dance, Jacob’s Pillow has an ongoing responsibility to challenge white supremacy and to disrupt systems of bias and oppression. For the Pillow, this includes bringing under-recognized artists and stories to our stages, including Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC), people with disabilities, and LGBTQIA+ artists, as well as increasing support to women choreographers and leaders of companies, and ensuring that people of color who have historically had limited or restricted access have robust opportunities to present, study, and develop work. 

  • The National Endowment for the Humanities Grants Front Page

    $32.8 Million to Support 213 Projects in 44 States

    By: NEH - Dec 16th, 2020

    The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) today announced $32.8 million in grants to support 213 humanities projects in 44 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.

  • Kahlil Gibran for the Holidays Front Page

    Decorated Sculpture in the South End

    By: Charles Giuliano - Dec 16th, 2020

    The late Kahlil Gibran created a sculpture for a mini-park in his South End neighborhood. It has been decorated for the holidays with a festive, bright red bow and flowers.

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