National Pride (and Prejudice) wants us to reexamine the relationship between a country’s iconic images and its not-so-reassuring realities.
The time is short, but the opportunity rich via these two exhibitions, to bask in the military culture of old Japan, with all of its deadly splendor.
A list of unusual and compelling films coming up in September that you may not have a second chance to experience if you don’t plan your evening ahead!
Wouldn’t you know it, just when you thought July would be all Red Sox games, bike rides, hikes, and weekend get-a-ways, there’s a whole lot of great films to keep you occupied. This month includes classics, new documentaries, a giant screen, and two festivals –- the Maine Film Festival and Boston’s venerable French Film Festival.
After catching your breath from a heavy dose of April film festivals, you may think you need a rest! While this month’s Boston area offerings may look tidy in number, they are sprawling in scope. April provided a look at what’s coming and current, but May is steeped in history and alternative cinema.
July offers something for everyone — those who want to think can puzzle over the latest film from Jean-Luc Godard at the Museum of Fine Arts, while those who want to bake their brains can head over to “Cowboy and Aliens.”
June marks a sluggish start to the summer movie season, but it’s not without a few big events. New films from art-house hero Terrence Malick and Lost creator J.J. Abrams promise to be must-sees for different segments of movie buffs, and fans of older cinema will have plenty on their plate with throw-back screenings at the Brattle and a Luis Buñuel retrospective at the HFA.
“Through the Looking Glass” is a glorious celebration of American fine art and a much-needed boost to the MFA’s Americas wing collection. Amid the drab puritanical portraits and the remarkably unremarkable display of colonial dressers, Chihuly’s glassworks are testaments to the beauty of vivacity. Chihuly: Through the Looking Glass. At the Museum of Fine Arts, […]
Success assured? Critics and others discuss whether the MFA’s new wing, The Art of the Americas, lives up to the hype generated by the opening in the latest Judicial Review.
Through July 29th, the MFA in Boston is presenting “Alex Katz Prints.” Time to take a look at Arts Fuse Critic Franklin Einspruch’s thoughts on the artist, posted about an exhibition of Katz’s paintings at the Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, Maine.