RadioBDC Logo
Black Sun | Death Cab for Cutie Listen Live
< Back to front page Text size +

Seeing green

Posted by Teresa Hanafin  January 9, 2009 12:49 PM

E-mail this article

Invalid E-mail address
Invalid E-mail address

Sending your article

Green Monster on barn
Artist M-C Lamarre signs a Green Monster mural she painted
on a barn in Waterbury, Conn. / Photo by Bob Falcetti, Republican-American

M-C Lamarre's muse is a ballpark - Fenway Park, to be specific...

The Red Sox fan hires herself out to paint replicas of Fenway in unexpected places, from walls in local businesses to hallways in private homes.

Lamarre, from New Bedford, has a goal of painting at least one mural of the Green Monster in every US state (not surprisingly, she's already covered New England).

Tonight (Friday, Jan. 9), the Holyoke Gallery at Harvard University in Cambridge opens "A Pictorial of Fenway Park," a show featuring photographs of Lamarre's works.

After you check it out, you may be inspired to hire her to paint your own place. Wouldn't it be cool to have a big green monster in your bathroom?

There's a reception from 5 to 7 tonight. The show is on display through Feb. 4.

Holyoke Center Arcade, 1350 Mass. Ave., Cambridge


Green Monster in bedroom

Artist M-C Lamarre painted Fenway's Green Monster
on Owen and Jack Boucher's bedroom wall. / Photo by Hornick/Rivlin Studio

  • E-mail
  • E-mail this article

    Invalid E-mail address
    Invalid E-mail address

    Sending your article

    Your article has been sent.


Welcome to your community for New England's amateur photographers. Take pictures ... get published ... win money ... have a blast!
The Color Green
It's the color of hope, envy, regeneration, relaxation, and money -- as well as the theme of the October contest. Make it the focal point of your best photograph.
Upcoming events

Featured Photographer

Featured Photographer: Ben Rifkin
Life and wildlife in Madagascar
For years before I started college, I knew I wanted to spend a semester studying abroad, but I wasn't sure where. By my junior year at Brandeis, I made up my mind to travel somewhere off the beaten path, and, of course, Madagascar is pretty far off the beaten path for someone like me....
An essay about Rebirth Workshops
Now that it's been several months since I returned from a week-long Rebirth Workshop in Mississippi, I'm happy to look back and provide an overview of what we did that made it such an intense experience for me as a photographer....
Photography apps for your phone
Thinking of ditching your separate camera and moving to just using your phone for all your photos? What apps should you go for? Instagram made headlines recently after being bought by Facebook for $1 billion. What does it include, and what else is out there?...