On display at the Institute of Contemporary Art Boston (ICA), i’m yours: Encounters with Art in Our Times addresses the new role of art and art museums in people’s lives as they adjust to the changes brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Can you name five women artists? This question is displayed by the entrance of the Women Take the Floor exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, prompting attendees to consider the lack of female recognition in the art world.
“Every opportunity these days to perform and to get my music out there is greatly appreciated and exciting in and of itself,” Yoni Battat said. “But of course it comes with sadness, remembering what performing used to be like before the pandemic.”
In the post-graffiti movement, pioneered by Jean-Michel Basquiat in 1980s New York City, street art evolved to become recognized in the fine arts world. His legacy is celebrated in “Writing the Future: Basquiat and the Hip-Hop Generation” at the MFA.
One of the largest collections of Claude Monet paintings is on display at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) for the first time since it was originally displayed at this location 25 years ago. Known for his use of muted palettes and simple brush strokes, Monet’s revered works once again bring a sense of serenity to Boston in Monet and Boston: Lasting Impressions.
The Esplanade Association (EA) is presenting “Hatched: Breaking through the Silence,” a four-week visual-auditory experience at the DCR Hatch Memorial Shell.
Partnering with various youth empowerment groups, the MFA selected six Boston-area teens to curate the exhibit, highlighting prominent Black artists.
Bryce and Kathryn Denney have not let COVID-19 prevent them from safely singing with others. Their solution was a driveway choir, which allowed singers to perform together in real time from the safety of their cars.
The Boston Museum of Fine Arts released a statement in September explaining its reasons for delaying the Philip Guston Now exhibit until 2024. The MFA directors said that given the recent events in the racial justice movement and the coronavirus pandemic the exhibit will be delayed
“Doing Waiting for Godot to start with felt like the right thing to do, it felt like the right play for the right time and it was a play that not only spoke to the times, but could be done in these times because it can be done outside,” said Nicole Galland, the director.