“For years, Papa Renty’s slave owners profited from his suffering,” Tamara Lanier said in a statement. “It’s time for Harvard to stop doing the same thing to our family.”
For Botticelli: Heroines + Heroes, the painter, cartoonist, and graphic novelist Karl Stevens was called in to provide interpretive drawings of the Renaissance master’s paintings.
Two exhibitions at the Baltimore Museum of Art revel in the unique strangeness of one’s mind.
These paintings are more than color-field eye candy and hold their own as engaging abstracts.
Thomas Krens has launched an ambitious and sprawling plan to reinvent a Massachusetts town, drawing massive amounts of tourism to the region with new, for-profit cultural spaces.
Expansive exhibition features works by major artists, including student exercises, design objects, photographs, textiles, typography, paintings, and archival materials.
Thou Shalt Knot at the New Bedford Whaling Museum celebrates the legacy of Clifford W. Ashley, artist and author of the most influential book on knots.
Through around 60 historical and contemporary objects, Lunar Attraction at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem considers the enduring artistic curiosity for the mysteries of the moon.
Each whaling ship that departed the northeastern United States carried a logbook aboard, in which whale hunts, shipwrecks, weather conditions, and daily sailing life were recorded.
For over two decades, Dutch artist Theo Jansen has been designing kinetic sculptures of large, skeletal creatures that shuffle across beaches, powered solely by the wind.
Imagine you were creating a time capsule that would summarize American life today. What would you put in it: A smart phone? A kindle? Maybe a few seasons of NCIS or Orange Is the New Black?
Discontent is stirring in New England’s biggest city, and today a rally called Take Back Boston began. In preparation for the big event, local activists have outfitted 13 bus shelters with images that make them resemble foreclosed homes.