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BOSTON

Shintaro Miyake: Beaver No Seikatsu (Life of Beaver)

BAKALAR GALLERY, MASSACHUSETTS COLLEGE OF ART

by LYSSA PALUAY

SHINTARO MIYAKEThe Beaver Project,• 2005-06.• Photo by Stefan Epprecht.

Shintaro Miyake's exhibition at Massachusetts College of Art's Bakalar Gallery hit fever pitch on opening night, inspiring the sort of excitement usually reserved for a holiday theme park excursion. Squealing children and adults alike took pictures with camera phones and hugged Miyake's larger-than-life Beaver as he moved slowly through the gallery and drew cartoon-like pictures on the wall. Miyake, a multi-disciplinary artist from Japan, not…

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