It’s hard to adequately describe what a momentous exhibition this is.
Visual Arts Review: Albert Pinkham Ryder’s “A Wild Note of Longing” — Mysterious to the Point of Holy
The painter Albert Pinkham Ryder points a way towards materials, not just as a means or a substrate, but as a phenomenology, as a basis for a reflective life.
Visual Arts Review: “Painting Edo” — Lessons About Art and the Good Society
Go feast your eyes.
Visual Arts Review: Frances Stark — The Art of Innuendo
Frances Stark is making art about art about art..
Visual Art Review: A Pair of Drawing Shows at the Harvard Art Museums
Rembrandt’s casual scratches snap into recognizability with the surprise of stage magic. But there’s no trick, it’s the genuine miracle of talent.
Visual Arts: The Art of Thomas Hart Benton — Patriotic Correctness
Benton’s art looks very much of its time, especially this selection of work that relates to cinema. Don’t let that fool you.
Visual Arts Review: “Pretty Raw” at the Rose Art Museum
Nothing takes center stage except the canvases by Helen Frankenthaler, which invite comparisons to every other piece in “Pretty Raw” and demolish the majority of them.
Visual Arts Review: Mark Rothko’s Harvard Murals — Splendidly Revived
Harvard’s team of magicians have brought the Rothko murals back to life.
Visual Arts Photo Gallery: Images From Illuminus — Boston’s first Nuit Blanche
With the wild array of video, digital, performance, and public artists we have here, Illuminus is a natural event for Boston to host.
Visual Arts Review: “Goya: Order and Disorder” — A Mountain of Superlatives
Goya: Order and Disorder is likely the most important exhibition on the New England museum calendar for the coming year and then some.