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Curators Michael Kubo, Chris Grimley, and Mark Pasnik published a piece in the February 2013 edition of CLOG on Brutalism. The piece is rooted in research first started for the exhibition HEROIC at pinkcomma in 2009.

Mark Pasnik participated in an event dedicated to Boston’s High Spine sponsored by the Boston Preservation Alliance on November 10, 2012 at the Boston Architectural College. Panelists included Ed Glaeser, Henry Moss, Anthony Pangaro, Jean Carroon, David Hacin, Tunny Lee, and Tad Stahl.

A version of pinkcomma’s Projections exhibition appeared in the WUHO gallery in Los Angeles in October and November of 2011.

The curatorial team published an article on galleries as a medium of dissemination in the Winter 2011 issue of ArchitectureBoston.

The pinkcomma curatorial team was selected to design the first exhibition at the Boston Society of Architects’ new BSA Space in Atlantic Wharf.

Michael Kubo participated in a discussion at the Community College of Rhode Island on Thursday, April 14, 2011 as part of the Knight Campus Art Gallery’s “We Talk About Architecture, Architecture Talks Back” event. The panel examined the Knight Campus building, a concrete megastructure completed in 1972 by the architect Howard Juster. Details are available here.

Chris Grimley, Mark Pasnik, and Michael Kubo presented research from the Heroic Project at Boston University on April 8, 2011. The discussion was the opener for the “Architecture + Philosophy” conference hosted by BU’s philosophy department.

Chris Grimley published a review of the book Design Research: The Store That Brought Modern Living to American Homes in the February 2011 issue of ArchitectureBoston

Two articles the gallery’s curators (“Tough Love” and “Concrete Ideology”) as well as drawings and photography from the Heroic Project appeared in the Pyramide Insert of Celeste Magazine in the Fall of 2010.

On September 17, 2010, Chris Grimley and Mark Pasnik joinedPraxis editors Amanda Reeser Lawrence and Ashley Schafer as part of MIT’s BOS lecture series. The discussion was entitled “On Curating.”

Andrea Leers published a review of the Design Biennial Boston 2010 in the fall issue of ArchitectureBoston.

Michael Kubo and Mark Pasnik presented the work of the gallery at PechaKucha 18.

The Heroic exhibition curators published an essay in the April 2010 issue of Architect Magazine commenting on the value of the buildings from the exhibition.

Gallery curators Michael Kubo and Chris Grimley are featured in the Spring 2010 issue Boston Home, highlighting the next generation of design in the city.

“In praise of ugly buildings” by Sarah Schweitzer appeared in the January 24 issue of the Boston Globe, covering the content of the “Heroic” exhibition.

Architecture critic Robert Campbell wrote his January 3, 2010 column in the Boston Globe on the Heroic exhibition.

The gallery and over,under were profiled in the December 2009/January 2010 issue of Art New England.

Issue 22 of the journal Volume includes the Publishing Practices research and graphics by Michael Kubo and Chris Grimley, first created and exhibited at pinkcomma in September 2009.

The gallery and Welcome Hometta exhibition were the subjects of a Dwell blog entry entitled “Pinkcomma Gallery Welcomes Hometta” in November 2009. Welcome Hometta was also profiled in a Boston Globe article entitled “McMansions, be gone” in October 2009.

The double feature Heroic and Publishing Practices appeared in the Architect’s Newspaper blog in October 2009.

In October 2009, Publishing Practices was reviewed on the Dwellblog website and ArchDaily presented an interview with guest curator Michael Kubo.

Historian and author Douglass Shand-Tucci’s September 2009 blog on the Back Bay Historical website focused on the topic “I M Pei’s Noble Boston” in conjunction with pinkcomma’s Heroic exhibition.

The pinkcomma gallery was selected as the readers’ pick for best art gallery by the Weekly Dig as part of its 2008 Dig This Awards.

The pinkcomma gallery appears in the March and April 2008 issues of The Architect and the May issue of Architectural Record.