Tag Archives: Museum of Fine Arts Boston

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14 Artworks That Prove Pink Is Tough

The color that seems softest can often speak most loudly Read More

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Miami Recap: Is There a Global Art Esthetic?

A roundup of favorites from 8 fairs, 3 museums, 3 private collections, and 2 public projects Read More

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The Woman Behind Michelangelo’s Cleopatra

The grotesque figure on the back of Michelangelo’s famous Cleopatra drawing reveals an intimate story Read More

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Race You to the Porsche Show at the Art Museum

Horsepower meets star power in North Carolina Museum of Art’s upcoming survey of iconic German autos Read More

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‘You Had to Have a Veronese’

A survey at the Ringling chronicles the career of the Renaissance painter American collectors coveted Read More

Marcel Dzama. Welcome to the land of the bat, 2008. Courtesy of the artist and David Zwirner Gallery, New York.
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Skeletons Out of the Closet

A survey of museum tours celebrating Halloween, Day of the Dead, and more Read More

Tiki, 19th century, from the Marquesas Islands.
Looking at Art

The Polynesian Connection?

Polynesian objects were given equal status with Gauguin’s work in a groundbreaking and subversive exhibition Read More

The fan-shaped birchwood "radius" work Curve XXI, 1978-80, appears to hover midair.
Looking at Art

Ahead of the Curve

Ellsworth Kelly’s sculpture, subject of a show at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts, makes the complex simple and the simple complex Read More

Art Smith's silver Galaxy neckpiece, ca. 1960, shown at the MFA, Boston.  ©MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON/MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON, DAPHNE FARAGO COLLECTION. USED WITH PERMISSION
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Going for the Gold

More and more museums are showcasing jewelry from across cultures and centuries. Read More

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), Salvator Mundi, c. 1500 Oil on walnut panel, 25 13/16 X 17 7/8 inches (65.6 X 45.4 cm)  ⓒ 2011 Salvator Mundi LLC
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UPDATED: A Long Lost Leonardo

One of the owners of a lost painting by Leonardo da Vinci has confirmed its discovery and authentication Read More

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Bringing the Americas to Boston

The MFA's new Art of the Americas Wing is the most ambitious project yet for sometimes-controversial director Malcolm Rogers. Read More

The facade of the Art Institute of Chicago in the expansion designed by Renzo Piano. According to museum director James Cuno, it is not intended to compete with Frank Gehry’s band shell across the street. COURTESY ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO
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The New Serenity

Architects who design museums have been retreating from explosive innovation to favor classicism, tranquillity, and a more restrained Modernism. Read More