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.
Partnering with various youth empowerment groups, the MFA selected six Boston-area teens to curate the exhibit, highlighting prominent Black artists.
Boston’s Apollo raises questions about racial and sexual identity, as well as the social statuses that came with those identities.
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.
Fresh flowers and breathtaking arrangements filled the MFA this weekend. Visitors flocked to the annual festival to see their favorite works reimagined in bloom.
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.
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.
The Museum of Fine Arts latest exhibit, Club Americano invites visitors into the Bernard and Barbara Stern Shapiro Gallery decorated to resemble a 19th century gentlemen lounge filled with artwork exploring the American identity.