These are individual expressions of how it feels to live in a war zone, not scenes of valiant fighters intended to recruit more combatants.
Book Review: “The Color of Time: Women in History, 1850-1950” — The Past, Colorized
This coffee table book scan of women’s history is visually striking and consistently informative.
Book Review: The Many Faces of the Muse
Muse upends convention by examining twenty-nine real life situations that offer a broader, and more generous, view of what a muse can be.
Book Review: “The Mirror and the Palette” — Women’s Self-Portraits in Courage
By skillfully balancing the historical and the imaginative, The Mirror and the Palette is not only a delight to read, but inspirational.
Visual Arts Review: “Remember the Ladies” — A Balmy Era for Women Artists in New England
Overall, “Remember the Ladies” is a love letter to an era and to a cheerful vision of painting.
Book Review: “The Heart: Frida Kahlo in Paris” — The Mystery of Art and Love
Marc Petitjean seamlessly moves from describing intimate scenes to discussing Frida Kahlo’s art and its significance.
Visual Arts Review: The Legacy Museum — An American Inheritance
The Legacy Museum draws on a passionate and visceral mix of architecture, graphics, text, art, music, video and spoken word to prove that — ever since the time of slavery — white views on race have distorted the presumed fairness of our legal system.
Visual Arts Review: “Women Take the Floor” at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts
Had the curatorial parameters been tighter in concept, and more generous regarding the source of the work, the MFA might have produced a great, rather than just a good, exhibit. .
Visual Arts Review: “Bookworks” — Volumes of Curiosity
Any traditional notions of what does, or does not, constitute a book are challenged here — you will find yourself searching for a definition that fits.
Visual Arts Review: “Collecting Stories” — Yarns Worth Viewing
Almost every painting here is a discovery worth making.