The two terracotta works were missing essential paperwork and “raised red flags immediately,” the museum’s provenance curator told Hyperallergic.
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.
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.
Highlights include tours of the MFA’s trove of Judaica and Jewish art and a community-lighting ceremony with an artist-designed menorah.
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.
While American collections of East Asian art have grown tremendously, the specialized conservation laboratories that maintain these collections have not.
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.
The outcome of Museum Bowl 2018 will depend on whether the Philadelphia Eagles or the New England Patriots prevail on Sunday.
A first draft of the far-right pundit’s unpublished manuscript recently emerged in legal documents, and his editor’s dismissive comments are delightful.
Ukiyo-e artists produced woodblock prints incorporating depictions of tattooed bodies that told personal stories of their own.
An official photographer in the ghetto administration, Henryk Ross defied the laws of the Nazi regime by taking clandestine photographs of Jewish residents as they confronted poverty, squalor, debasement, and death.
Matisse in the Studio, at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, is the first exhibit to focus specifically on Matisse’s objects and how they influenced his art making.