Barack and Michelle Obama’s highly anticipated portraits have been on a tour across the country, having its last stop at MFA.
MFA Boston Celebrates Hip-Hop Culture With Multifaceted Exhibit
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.
Boston Teens Curate ‘Black Histories, Black Futures’ Exhibit at the MFA
Partnering with various youth empowerment groups, the MFA selected six Boston-area teens to curate the exhibit, highlighting prominent Black artists.
‘Boston’s Apollo’ at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Studies Racial Identity
Boston’s Apollo raises questions about racial and sexual identity, as well as the social statuses that came with those identities.
Graciela Iturbide Makes Boston Debut
The exhibit Graciela Iturbide’s Mexico, featuring the Mexican photographer’s work, opened at the Museum of Fine Arts (Boston) on Saturday and runs until May 12. The artist employs photography to deliver insight about the what she sees as both the unique and the contradictory nature of life in Mexico.
Ramirez: Banksy and the Lost Altruistic Artistry
In her latest column, arts editor Kaylie Ramirez applauds the poetic justice of Banksy’s highly publicized Sotheby’s stunt and discusses the larger issues plaguing the art world.
Annual Art in Bloom Festival Celebrates the Return of Spring
Fresh flowers and breathtaking arrangements filled the MFA this weekend. Visitors flocked to the annual festival to see their favorite works reimagined in bloom.
At ‘Conservation in Action,’ Visitors Witness Live Rembrandt Restoration
For the first time in 50 years, the MFA has undertaken a restoration of two Rembrandt portraits in the “conservation in action” studio. The paintings typically have an important place in the MFA’s collection, and the conservators hope to “gain a deeper understanding of these works” through the restoration process.
‘Monuments to Us’ Highlights Under-Represented Social Issues
Inspired by controversies surrounding Confederate statues, ‘Monuments to Us’ at the MFA presents a collection of works that embody those who are not often represented.
Playfulness and Eccentricity Meet in MFA Exhibit
Renowned not only for his work on the cover art for a Kanye West album, but also for collaborations with brands such as Louis Vuitton and Supreme, Murakami’s work has drawn visitors to the MFA since October.