The Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association claims that Peter Stephenson’s “Wounded Indian” was stolen from its collection in the 1950s.
Tsherin Sherpa’s “Corrupted” Thangka Art
In Sherpa’s art, Tibet and California, thangka and pop art, Buddha and Mickey Mouse mingle and morph to create a new visual language.
In Its 150th Year, MassArt Presents 2023 MFA Thesis Exhibitions
Work from MFA candidates at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design is on view in Boston at MassArt x SoWa and on campus, with public artist talks on May 26.
SMFA at Tufts Presents 2023 Thesis Exhibition: Been Here Before
Work by graduate artists of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University is on view at Tufts University Art Galleries in Medford, Massachusetts, through May 21.
Boston University Hosts Multiple Formats Contemporary Art Book Symposium and Inaugural Fair
Join designers, artists, educators, and publishers including Nontsikelelo Mutiti, founder of Black Chalk & Co., for an event celebrating artist book publishing.
What Do Bostonians Think of the New MLK Monument?
Despite the deluge of online memes, reactions on the ground were mostly positive, but some think the work lacks context.
The New MLK Sculpture Is Officially a Meme
The Daily Show and hundreds on social media roasted Hank Willis Thomas’s tribute to Martin Luther and Coretta Scott King in Boston.
A New MLK Sculpture Draws Mixed Reactions
Some are praising Hank Willis Thomas’s artwork depicting MLK and Coretta Scott King’s embrace, but others question the design.
Hank Willis Thomas Memorializes MLK and Coretta Scott King’s Love
The sculptural tribute was installed in a Boston park, the city where the couple first met.
MASS MoCA Workers Celebrate First Union Contract
Earlier this year, the union held a one-day strike over “lowball” wages and prolonged negotiations.
Joiri Minaya Breaks Through the Camouflage
For years, Minaya reflected warped perceptions of Indigenous and diasporic peoples by concealing bodies in textiles; now, she is revealing the people behind the patterns.
Boston Art Book Fair Returns This November
Presented by Boston Center for the Arts and Bodega, this free fair features art, books, prints, zines, and more by over 140 exhibitors.