March 19, 2000 – May 28, 2000
Photography and Modernism
In 1927, a noted critic proclaimed photography “the new art of the twentieth century” and Edward Weston among its few “unquestioned masters.” Weston...
October 15, 1999 – April 12, 2000
Contemporary Marbling by Feridun Özgören
Paper marbling, ebrû in Turkish, is a traditional art of the Islamic world. The marbler creates the colorful, swirling patterns of ebrû by floating...
Fashions and Fabric in a Classical ModeMarch 24, 1999 – July 25, 1999
Art of the ancient Mediterranean world has been a vital and enduring source of inspiration for artists. Since Rome’s conquest of Greece and...
Ancient Gold: The Wealth of the Thracians
April 3, 1999 – June 6, 1999
Treasures from the Republic of Bulgaria
The greatest concentration of gold and silver treasure from ancient Europe has come to light in the Republic of Bulgaria, the heart of the...
Abelardo Morell and the Camera EyeFebruary 17, 1999 – April 11, 1999
Through the eye of his camera, Abelardo Morell explores with the ways in which we perceive our everyday world. His pictures magically transform the...
Ambassadors from the East
September 30, 1998 – January 24, 1999
Oriental Rugs in the MFA
In 1893 the Museum of Fine Arts acquired its first important carpet: an action-packed pictorial rug woven during the reign of Mughal Indian...
May 16, 1998 – November 8, 1998
Quality in Prints
This exhibition explored the multiple nature of original prints. From the 1890s on, the Museum’s print collection has been characterized by the...
Arthur G. Dove
April 14, 1998 – October 25, 1998
In his exploration of color and form, the American modernist painter Arthur G. Dove (1880-1946) pushed the limits of the materials he used in his...