Guston became a witness to the 20th century’s darkest and foulest experiences without closing his eyes or turning away, and enabled us to see and reflect upon this brutality.
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MFA Boston Workers Secure Wage Increases in First Union Contract
“This contract is a structural breakthrough for museum workers who have been underpaid as a group for years,” said staffer Martina Tanga.
Illegally Trafficked Djenné Figurines in Boston Museum Will Return to Mali
The two terracotta works were missing essential paperwork and “raised red flags immediately,” the museum’s provenance curator told Hyperallergic.
Black Power in Print Illuminates the Rich Artistic Legacy of the Movement
At the center of the exhibition is a letter penned by artist and activist Dana Chandler Jr. to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, addressing racism at the institution.
Photos by Jewish Artist Who Documented Ghetto in Nazi-occupied Poland Gifted to MFA Boston
Ross was forcibly confined to the Lodz Ghetto and tasked to take propaganda photographs, but secretly documented the brutal living conditions to leave a historical record of atrocities committed by the Nazis.
Museum of Fine Arts Hosts Boston’s Largest Hanukkah Celebration
Highlights include tours of the MFA’s trove of Judaica and Jewish art and a community-lighting ceremony with an artist-designed menorah.
After Students Report Racist Incidents, Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts Bans Two Patrons and Plans Unconscious Bias Training
After middle school students and faculty reported four racist encounters at the museum, the institution launched an investigation into the claims, including reports that the students were profiled by security guards.
How Museums Are Combatting a Shortage of East Asian Art Conservators
While American collections of East Asian art have grown tremendously, the specialized conservation laboratories that maintain these collections have not.
A Winnie-the-Pooh Exhibition Blurs the Lines Between Art, Commerce, and Entertainment
The exhibition flounders in part simply because of the blatant application of its own commercial terms on the viewer, most especially, on children and their parents.
Boston and Philadelphia’s Art Museums Gamble Loaning a Painting on the Super Bowl
The outcome of Museum Bowl 2018 will depend on whether the Philadelphia Eagles or the New England Patriots prevail on Sunday.
Milo Yiannopoulos’s Inane Thoughts on Art Slashed in Heavily Edited Book Draft
A first draft of the far-right pundit’s unpublished manuscript recently emerged in legal documents, and his editor’s dismissive comments are delightful.
Japan’s Tattoo Art, in Classic Woodblock Prints
Ukiyo-e artists produced woodblock prints incorporating depictions of tattooed bodies that told personal stories of their own.