Three jazz photography shows where what you see is what you hear
The Museum of African American History and Harvard’s Cooper Gallery showcase jazz photography.
7 New England museums focused on one artist
From Edward Gorey to Norman Rockwell, individual artists are soloists and stars at these small museums.
Meet the ‘dogged, tenacious champion’ who spent 11 years building Boston’s newest art museum
Lisa Tung envisioned a museum on the grounds of MassArt, a place to train a new generation of museum professionals.
At the Gardner Museum, seven favorites from 25 years of artists-in-residence
“In the Company of Artists” celebrates the museum’s residency program with an exhibition of highlights.
New England’s most fascinating museum shows for fall
A packed season brings reappraisals of all-American favorites and solo shows for tomorrow’s art stars.
Yale exhibition celebrates John Ruskin, the most titanic of Victorian titans
“Unto This Last: Two Hundred Years of John Ruskin” observes the great critic’s bicentenary.
As museums evolve, the MFA marks 150th anniversary by embracing change
Museums have watched their relevance wane for decades as the world shifted around them. With various culture wars raging, the MFA’s 150th anniversary brings the chance to reengage.
Dominican multimedia artist Firelei Báez named ICA Watershed artist for 2020
Báez will create an architectural sculpture that imagines ancient ruins below the venue.
Louvre opens huge outpost to protect art from flooding
The Louvre opened a new sprawling art conservation center Tuesday some 120 miles from Paris to protect the museum’s priceless artworks from its flood-prone storage reserves.
Gallagher’s paintings are case studies in color, texture, and experimentation.
Harvard rethinks Winslow Homer’s Civil War legacy with provocative ‘Eyewitness’ show
The quintessential American artist cut his teeth as a Civil War illustrator, but did he ever really move on?
Shepard Fairey returns to Providence — and RISD — this month
Some giant news in the contemporary art world: Acclaimed street artist Shepard Fairey, who got his start at the Rhode Island School of Design, returns to Providence this month where he’ll paint his 100th mural.
ICA contends with museum world rarity: Scalped tickets for hit Yayoi Kusama show
The museum is responding with a daily release of first-come, first-serve tickets.
History hunting: Searching for Boston’s ghost signs
A local blogger is just one enthusiast documenting the faded advertisements that dot buildings around the city.
At the start of his career over 30 years ago, Jim Kociuba was the only art teacher in New Hampshire’s Hopkinton school district. Now retired, he’s focusing on his own art.
Your Week Ahead
Five things to do around Boston, Sept. 23-Oct. 6
HubWeek brings its annual idea fest to the Seaport, country artist Hunter Hayes plays City Hall plaza, “Disney’s The Lion King” opens in Boston, and more.
At the ICA, walking through tragedy to infinity with art star Yayoi Kusama
The Japanese artist’s selfie-friendly “Love Is Calling” is underpinned by personal, emotional depth.
At the MFA, a new show confronts centuries of sexism — including the museum’s own
The museum, like any, has decades of ingrained gender bias. On the eve of the MFA’s 150th anniversary, ‘Women Take the Floor” is its kitchen-sink stab at redress.
Galleries | Cate McQuaid
Glaze is reimagined, reformulated for Harvard ceramics show
Ceramicist Colby Charpentier built vessels from a material normally reserved for the final coat.
Jesse David Scott
‘Experimentation should be innate to an artist’
Your Week Ahead
Five things to do around Boston, Sept. 16-22
See the off-Broadway hit “Black Light,” check out the inaugural Latinx Heritage Night, catch a sugar buzz at What the Fluff?, and more.
Here's what the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge thinks of Lana Del Rey’s new album title
“It caught our attention and we were definitely intrigued,” said Laurie Norton Moffatt, director and chief executive of the museum.
Harvard Art Museums look at the long, dark road of migration
A new exhibition examines ideas of displacement and belonging apart from our current moment.
At Mass MoCA, an artist’s border wall rises to meet America’s divisive history
“Us and Them,” from the Mexican-American artist Erre, points out that divisive rhetoric is as old as America itself.