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Samba Spirit, Brazilian Art, Beauty, and Rituals

Brazilian cultural rituals and everyday life are on display in a small yet powerful exhibit at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts. Samba Spirit: Modern Afro Brazilian Art is showing until October 19 at… Continue reading

money talks: mini-masterpieces at the MFA’s Ancient Coin Gallery

Forget bitcoins and plastic: immerse yourself in the real thing on display at the Ancient Coin Gallery at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts. The Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery is the only one of… Continue reading

Fashion as fine art: Zandra Rhodes, Mario Testino & Diana Vreeland dress up Boston

Despite its academic, nerdy vibe, Boston can be a pretty fashionable place, probably because it’s also such a creative place. And even though the words “fashion” and “Boston” typically don’t go together in… Continue reading

considering color at the ICA & MFA

I am back from visiting family in Hawai’i, where we were surrounded by color: soft blues and greens, mostly. Coming home to Boston wasn’t as dismal and grey as it usually is, thanks… Continue reading

Boston’s MFA: off the wall

Have you been to the new Art of the America’s Wing yet at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston? You should go. From the outside, the new wing doesn’t look like much.… Continue reading