Trevor Fairbrother

Visual Arts Commentary: The Problematics of Multiculturalism at the MFA — On the Dallin Front

January 30, 2024
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Boston’s MFA owns the ethical and cultural dilemma regarding the location of Cyrus Dallin’s monumental statue “Appeal to the Great Spirit,” acquired as a gift in 1913.

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Visual Art Commentary: Boston and Sargent, For Better, For Worse.

December 31, 2023
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Boston’s veneration of John Singer Sargent is awkwardly implicated in the city’s habit of denouncing modern art.

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