Despite its serious treatment of surreal art, Monsters & Myths is a real delight.
Playful and political, eerie and goofy by turns, this exhibition brings together puppets, performing objects, masks, and puppet (and doll) performances on video.
Perhaps Eugène Delacroix is best regarded as a leader of the resistance to academic art, part of the transition to impressionism.
For once, an exceptional reboot of a classic game.
The show tells a story of women through portraits that span a little more than two hundred years.
One thing I liked so much about this show, besides the mental and physical challenges, was its use of really simple and mundane materials.
Three bold new public art installations underscore the possibilities of visual and conceptual experiences in 21st century Boston.
Life, Death & Revelry explores the aura of the Farnese Sarcophagus from several points of view, including those of the conservators who recently cleaned it of decades of accumulated grime.
You will leave the museum stimulated by its provocative presentations of paint, photography, video, and words.
To modern sensibilities, Frederic Edwin Church’s field sketches and early studies, with their virtuoso spontaneity and unmediated naturalism, may have more appeal than his epic paintings.