By skillfully balancing the historical and the imaginative, The Mirror and the Palette is not only a delight to read, but inspirational.
Overall, “Remember the Ladies” is a love letter to an era and to a cheerful vision of painting.
Marc Petitjean seamlessly moves from describing intimate scenes to discussing Frida Kahlo’s art and its significance.
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.
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. .
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.
Almost every painting here is a discovery worth making.
The renovated Hood Museum of Art feels open and free.
The show tells a story of women through portraits that span a little more than two hundred years.
These are men who appreciated women for their bodies, athleticism, motherhood, intelligence, and humor – all reasons to celebrate this show.