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Yousuf Karsh, "Ford of Canada (surgeons)," 1951
Karsh 100: A Biography in Images September 23, 2008 - January 19, 2009

In celebration of the 100th birthday of renowned photographer Yousuf Karsh (1908–2002), the MFA hosts an exhibition of the great portraitist’s work, offering a visual biography of this twentieth-century legend. Born in Armenia, settling first in Canada and eventually in the United...

"The Lioness and the African," Phoenician, Neo-Assyrian Period, 899–700 BC
Art and Empire: Treasures from Assyria in the British Museum September 21, 2008 - January 4, 2009

From the ninth to the seventh centuries BC, the Assyrians emerged as the dominant power in the Near East, controlling all of present-day Iraq, Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Israel, and Egypt, as well as large parts of Turkey and Iran. It was the largest empire known until that time. In their homeland...

Maruyama Ôkyo, "Archery Contest at the Sanjûsangendô," Edo period, about 1759
Visions of Kyoto: Scenes from Japan's Ancient Capital September 20, 2008 - May 31, 2009

Boston’s sister city for the past fifty years, Kyoto was the capital of Japan for over a thousand years, from its founding in 794 until the emperor moved to Tokyo in 1868. Today, the city’s many temples and palaces, and some of its older residential areas, still look much as they did...

1962 Fisher Body Craftsman's Guild model—winner, second-place award for New Hampshire
1950s and 1960s "Dream Car" Model-rama August 9, 2008 - August 10, 2008

Discussion with FBCG guild members: Aug 9: 11 am and 2 pm Aug 10: Noon and 2:30 pm From 1937 to 1968, General Motors Corporation conducted a student model "dream car" competition and "auto styling" talent search; college scholarships were awarded for the scale models...

Charles Desrosiers for Georges Fouquet, "Orchid Brooch," 1898–1901
Imperishable Beauty: Art Nouveau Jewelry July 23, 2008 - November 9, 2008

This exhibition includes about 120 works by the leading designers and fabricators of late nineteenth- to early twentieth-century Art Nouveau jewelry. Although many of these artists acquired their skills in traditional, high-style jewelry houses, they found inspiration in the work of the Pre-...

Arthur Garfield Dove, "Dancing Willows," 1944
Twentieth-Century Modernism June 30, 2008 - October 1, 2008

This select installation in the Lower Rotunda features masterpieces of twentieth-century modernism from the Lane Collection, including the lyrical Dancing Willows by Arthur G. Dove, shown above. Also on view are works by Stuart Davis, John Marin, Charles Sheeler, and Georgia O’Keeffe.

Vincent van Gogh, "Lullaby: Madame Augustine Roulin Rocking a Cradle (La Berceuse)," 1889
Great Company: Portraits by European Masters June 20, 2008 - January 4, 2009

At the heart of the second floor of the Evans Wing, at the top of the great staircase that opens from the new State Street Corporation Fenway Entrance, enjoy a special installation of some of the MFA's greatest European portraits. Paintings and sculpture span the Renaissance to the twentieth...

The first Museum of Fine Arts building in Copley Square, 1876–1909
Preserving History, Making History: The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston June 20, 2008 - June 30, 2012

As part of celebrating the renovation and re-opening of the State Street Corporation Fenway Entrance, this exhibition tells the story of the Museum's history, its architecture, and its vital role as a community resource and partner. Rarely seen historic photographs, paintings, sculpture,...

Winslow Homer, "The Fog Warning," 1885
Winslow Homer: American Scenes June 20, 2008 - January 11, 2009

Selections from the Museum's rich collection of works by Winslow Homer (1836–1910) are on view in the Lee Gallery, just inside the newly opened State Street Corporation Fenway Entrance. From a childhood drawing through his late seascapes in oil, the exhibition includes designs for...

Juan Sánchez Cotán, "Still Life with Quince, Cabbage, Melon, and Cucumber," about 1600
El Greco to Velázquez: Art during the Reign of Philip III April 20, 2008 - July 27, 2008

This groundbreaking exhibition examines a fascinating period (1598–1621) bracketed by the two giants of Spanish painting, El Greco and Velázquez. Discover the masterpieces of Philip III’s court and the artists who flourished during his reign. To separate themselves from Philip...

Antonio López García, "View of Madrid from Capitán Haya," 1987–94
Antonio López García April 13, 2008 - July 27, 2008

It is impossible to describe Antonio López García simply as a painter in the “realist” school. His masterful paintings of the prosaic, familiar places of his world and of the family and friends comprising it reveal an unusual sensitivity to his subject. Through...

Norman Perceval Rockwell, "The Rookie (Red Sox Locker Room)," 1957
Rockwell and the Shinjin: Celebrating Baseball and the Red Sox April 8, 2008 - September 16, 2008

In honor of the second Red Sox World Series Championship in four seasons and opening day in Japan and Boston, the MFA proudly presents "Rockwell and the Shinjin: Celebrating Baseball and the Red Sox." The exhibition, on view in the Upper Rotunda, features The Rookie by beloved American...

Arthur Garfield Dove, "That Red One," 1944
Twentieth-Century Modernism Part One February 4, 2008 - April 20, 2008

This select installation in the Lower Rotunda features masterpieces of twentieth-century modernism from the Lane Collection, including the iconic That Red One by Arthur G. Dove. Also on view are works by Stuart Davis, Charles Sheeler, and Georgia O’Keeffe.

Abdullah Ibn Fazullah Ibn Abdu'l Hamid, "Section of a Koran," 1339
Kufic Korans: Calligraphy in the World of Islam February 2, 2008 - November 2, 2008

"Kufic Korans," on display in the Islamic Corridor, features a broad range of visual cultures, from Egypt to Iran, united by an appreciation for beautiful Arabic text. Calligraphy serves many purposes in Islamic art, from conveying meaning to acting as decoration, and its importance...

Elizabeth H. Wallace, "Stasis," (detail) 2007
SMFA Traveling Scholars February 2, 2008 - March 2, 2008

The annual exhibition of work by recipients of the prestigious Traveling Scholarship Awards—three Museum School alumni and three Fifth Year students—is always an intriguing selection of challenging, original work by emerging contemporary artists. Modes of communication, intersection...

Cyril E. Power, "The Merry-Go-Round," 1929-30
Rhythms of Modern Life: British Prints 1914-1939 January 30, 2008 - June 1, 2008

Featuring approximately one hundred lithographs, etchings, woodcuts and color linocuts by fourteen artists, “Rhythms of Modern Life: British Prints 1914-1939” examines the impact of Futurism and Cubism on British Modernist printmaking from the beginning of World War I to the beginning...

Unkoku Totetsu, "Birds, Trees, and Flowers," Japanese, Edo period, 17th century
The Brilliance of Bird-and-Flower Painting January 26, 2008 - August 13, 2008

Throughout Asia birds and flowers have been cherished for their beauty, but they have carried rich symbolic messages as well. For example, the lotus—a delicate bloom born of the muck of a pond—was adopted early in India as a Buddhist metaphor for the beauty of the soul that can emerge...

Zhang Daqian, "Mount E-mei of Sichuan" (detail), 1953
Zhang Daqian: Painter, Collector, Forger December 15, 2007 - September 14, 2008

Zhang Daqian (1899-1983) casts a long shadow over the modern history of Chinese painting. As a painter, he was known for his singular ability to mix traditional techniques and styles with contemporary ideas and currents. As a collector, he accumulated important examples from all genres of Chinese...

Jim Lambie, "More Than a Feeling," 2007
RSVP: Jim Lambie November 10, 2007 - December 31, 2009

Scottish artist Jim Lambie is the third artist to participate in the series RSVPmfa, in which the Museum invites artists to consider the extraordinary collections, architecture, and grounds that comprise the Museum of Fine Arts as a background for the installation of their work. Lambie...

Utagawa Kunisada I, "Sumô Wrestlers Shiranui (R) and Kimenzan (L), Referee Shikimori Inosuke (R), and Judge Tamagaki (L)," 1857
Sumo: Japan's Big Sport November 10, 2007 - August 3, 2008

From its legendary prehistoric beginnings until the present day, sumô wrestling has dominated the world of traditional Japanese sport. Like Kabuki actors and noted courtesans, wrestlers were idols of the urban popular culture of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, and so appeared...

Katsushika Hokusai, 'Yoshitune Leaping over Eight Boats,' about 1835-6
Drawing: A Broader Definition October 27, 2007 - May 4, 2008

"Drawing: A Broader Definition" brings together sixty-six objects from across the Museum’s collections to show various approaches to drawing on both paper and non-paper surfaces (for example, Mayan, Greek, Asian, and European ceramics; Etruscan bronze mirror backs; Egyptian...

Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres, "Napoleon I on His Imperial Throne," 1806
Symbols of Power: Napoleon and the Art of the Empire Style, 1800-1815 October 21, 2007 - January 27, 2008

Named for the Napoleonic Empire at the beginning of the nineteenth century, the Empire style is one of the grandest and most opulent in the history of decorative arts. Designs inspired by Greco-Roman antiquity were enlivened with bold colors, costly and elaborately worked materials, a massive...

Arthur Wesley Dow, "White Clapboard House and Dory," from "Album of photographs," about 1900
Arthur Wesley Dow: Photographer and Printmaker October 1, 2007 - February 17, 2008

The MFA celebrates its acquisition of a rare album of 264 cyanotypes by New Englander Arthur Wesley Dow with an installation of the blue-toned photographs alongside the artist’s color woodcuts. Inspired in the 1890s by the MFA's outstanding Japanese collection, the artist and educator...

Vivienne Westwood, "Pair of woman's shoes," 1991
Walk This Way September 27, 2007 - March 23, 2008

While shoes serve a practical function by protecting our soles from the elements and hazards underfoot, they have also become highly ornamented objects of obsession. Whatever the materials or the cost, however, shoes always reflect the time and place in which they were made and worn and the...

Unknown, "Five Serving Dishes with Persimmon Design," 1600-1620s
Arts of Japan: The John C. Weber Collection September 22, 2007 - January 13, 2008

One of the finest private holdings of Japanese art outside Japan, Dr. John C. Weber's collection has been formed over the last decade, a period during which the bursting of the economic bubble has forced several private museums and collectors to part with some of their most treasured...

Winslow Homer, "Boys in a Pasture," 1874
Winslow Homer at the MFA September 20, 2007 - December 31, 2007

This select installation in the Lower Rotunda features iconic paintings by Winslow Homer from the permanent collection, including Boys in a Pasture, The Lookout—“All’s Well,” and Driftwood. These are joined by the oil sketch The Dinner Horn and its related print as well as...

Bennett Bean, "Triple on Base," 1998
Shy Boy, She Devil, and Isis: The Art of Conceptual Craft. Selections from the Wornick Collection September 11, 2007 - January 6, 2008

Encompassing works of art in a variety of media, this exhibition features nearly 120 highlights from the distinguished collection of Ronald C. and Anita L. Wornick of California. Beginning in 1985, the Wornicks assembled a major collection of contemporary decorative arts, primarily by American...

Hishikawa Moronobu, "Scenes from the Yoshiwara Pleasure Quarter," Edo period, Jôkyô (1684–1688) to Genroku (1688–1704) era
Drama and Desire: Japanese Paintings from the Floating World 1690–1850 August 28, 2007 - December 16, 2007

With the establishment of Edo (modern-day Tokyo) as the major political and commercial center of Japan in the seventeenth century, artists developed a new imagery, known as ukiyo-e. Masters of the genre explored the daily activities of the city's inhabitants and detailed the stylish...

"Pancama Ragini," about 1760
Resounding Ragas: Paintings and Musical Memory in India July 3, 2007 - April 13, 2008

Indian paintings depicting music visually evoke aspects of specific modes called ragas. The word raga is derived from the Sanskrit root ranj, which means “to color”—use of the word here implies that the affective emotional qualities of music are just as important as the notes...

Thomas Struth, "Galleria dell'Accademia 1, Venice," 1992
Contemporary Outlook: German Photography July 2, 2007 - February 10, 2008

In the 1920s and early ‘30s German photography was dominated by two distinct approaches to making images. The first, associated with the work and ideas of László Maholy-Nagy (1895-1946), championed unconventional forms and techniques, unexpected vantage points, and playful...

Kunie Sugiura, "Takashi Murakami C Positive," 2003
Contemporary Outlook: Japan July 2, 2007 - February 10, 2008

Since Japan dropped its longstanding policy of national isolation in the 1850s, there has been an immensely creative give-and-take between the cultures of Japan and the West. After World War II, especially, many Japanese artists began working in art forms derived from the international scene,...

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Contemporary Selections July 2, 2007 - January 20, 2008

Recent gifts and purchases have substantially added to the Museum’s collection of late twentieth-century art. This rotation features a variety of newly acquired works, including sculpture, decorative arts, jewelry, textiles, and works on paper.

Ed Rossbach, "Delta," 1964
Ed Rossbach Fiber Art from the Daphne Farago Collection May 22, 2007 - March 5, 2008

The MFA celebrates the recent gift of more than forty works by Ed Rossbach in "Ed Rossbach Fiber Art from the Daphne Farago Collection." One of the pioneers in the field of American fiber arts, Ed Rossbach created works in almost every known textile technique during his five-decade-long...

Mary Lee Hu, "Choker #88," 2005
Jewelry by Artists: The Daphne Farago Collection May 22, 2007 - March 5, 2008

Beginning in the mid-twentieth century, studio jewelry artists—working independently of the commercial jewelry industry—made innovative jewelry that explored contemporary art movements, social issues, and conceptual themes. Using both precious and nontraditional materials, they...

Giant Inspirations-Community Arts Initiative Artist Project
Giant Inspirations: The Artist Project for the Community Arts Initiative May 18, 2007 - July 9, 2007

"Giant Inspirations" is an interactive video-projection technique that transforms people into monumental works of art. From October 2006 through May 2007, children between the ages of seven and twelve came to the MFA from eight community centers in Boston. They examined a broad range of...

"Koran Page," Egyptian, about 1400
Glittering Gold: Illumination in Islamic Art May 11, 2007 - January 27, 2008

Koran verses from as early as the eighth century were embellished with elaborate gold illumination that was later extended to frontispieces and section headings. Artists developed techniques for transforming gold foil into a fluid pigment and then used brushes and reed pens to apply the gold....

Edward Hopper, "Room in Brooklyn," 1932
Edward Hopper May 6, 2007 - August 19, 2007

Edward Hopper's luminous paintings captured classic images of middle-class America and made him one of the most popular artists of the twentieth century. This exhibition focuses on the period of Hopper’s greatest achievements—from about 1925 to mid-century—during which he...

Suara Welitoff, "Airplanes," 2002
War and Discontent April 10, 2007 - August 5, 2007

Among the masterpieces in the MFA’s collection are three exceptional works inspired by contemporary political events: Edouard Manet's extraordinary “unfinished” canvas of the Execution of the Emperor Maximilian (1867), which closely followed the posthumous publication of...

Unknown, African, "Container (abebudie)," Asante peoples, 20th century, 1950–2000
Material Journeys: Collecting African and Oceanic Art, 1945–2000. Selections from the Geneviève McMillan Collection March 26, 2007 - September 2, 2007

For over sixty years, Mrs. Geneviève McMillan, a Cambridge resident, has collected African and Oceanic art, a lifelong passion that began when she was student in Paris during World War II. The more than one hundred objects in this exhibition, ranging from sculptures to textiles to musical...

Wang Yuanqi, "Western mountains after spring rain," Qing dynasty, 1701
Through Six Generations: The Weng Collection of Chinese Painting and Calligraphy March 10, 2007 - August 1, 2007

The history of the Weng Collection reads like an epic novel. Assembled primarily during the nineteenth century, the collection has survived the tumult of the last one hundred years of dynastic changes and warfare; remarkably, it remains unscathed and in the care of the original family. Weng...

Asuka Ohsawa, "Neighborhood Watch," 2005
SMFA Traveling Scholars February 10, 2007 - March 11, 2007

"SMFA Traveling Scholars" in the Foster Gallery presents recent work by five graduates of the School. All are working in a strong, individual style that is continually evolving. Bethany Bristow is a tourist memorializing her travels in emotional self-portraits. N. Sean Glover creates a...

Donatello, "Madonna of the Clouds," 1425-35
Donatello to Giambologna: Italian Renaissance Sculpture at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston January 24, 2007 - July 8, 2007

“Donatello to Giambologna: Italian Renaissance Sculpture at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston” features a fascinating collection that has never been shown as a whole and that remains virtually unknown to the general public and to scholars alike. In fact, several of the masterpieces on...

Utagawa Kuniyoshi, "The Battle of Kurikaradani," about 1845
Women of Renown: Female Heroes and Villains in the Prints of Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861) January 10, 2007 - October 28, 2007

Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi uniquely combined the popular theme of beautiful women with his personal specialty, warrior prints showing legendary heroic figures from Japanese and Chinese history. From the historical woman warrior Tomoe to the fictional sorceress Takiyasha, from ancient empresses to...

Michael Mazur, "Wakeby Night," 1984
Michael Mazur: The Art of the Print December 16, 2006 - June 17, 2007

This exhibition of twenty-five works, created from the late 1950s to the present, celebrates the New England painter and printmaker's gift to the MFA of his archive of editioned prints. The selection reflects Mazur's amazing diversity of style, from expressive figuration to lyrical...

Paul Signac, "Antibes, the Pink Cloud," 1916
The Romance of Modernism: Paintings and Sculpture from the Scott M. Black Collection December 12, 2006 - May 6, 2007

“The Romance of Modernism” features selections from the private collection of Scott M. Black, including impressionist paintings by Cézanne, Degas, Monet, Pissarro, and Renoir; post-impressionist paintings by Bernard, Denis, Luce, van Rysselbergh, and Signac; modern paintings by...

Ambreen Butt, "Untitled," from the series "What is Past or Passing or to Come," 2003
2006 Maud Morgan Prize: Ambreen Butt November 22, 2006 - December 10, 2006

A selection of colorful mixed-media paintings by Ambreen Butt, recipient of the 2006 Maud Morgan prize, is on view in the Museum's Lower Rotunda through Dec 10. A native of Lahore, Pakistan, Butt attended the National College of Art where she studied Indian and Persian miniature painting,...

Gösta Peterson, "Twiggy," 1968 (printed 1995)
Fashion Photography November 18, 2006 - March 25, 2007

Photography and fashion have been inextricably linked since the early 1900s, when fashion magazines rocketed to popularity. In "Fashion Photography," on view in the Trustman Galleries, you can explore fashion photography of the past hundred years by the field's most significant image-...

"Fashion Show: Paris Collections 2006" exhibition photo
Fashion Show: Paris Collections 2006 November 12, 2006 - March 18, 2007

Paris is the undisputed center of the fashion world, and "Fashion Show: Paris Collections 2006" demonstrates why fashion remains a fine art. Featuring runway garments from the spring and fall/winter collections of ten influential couturiers and designers, the exhibition explores the...

Cecily Brown, "Gangbusters," 2001
Cecily Brown October 18, 2006 - January 15, 2007

Cecily Brown’s passion for the medium of painting has resulted in grand and ambitious canvases revealing her respect for and inspiration from the history of art. From Goya, Poussin, and the British landscape painters to the abstraction of de Kooning and Mitchell, Brown excavates the past...

Amy Sillman, "Birdwatcher," 2004
Recent Acquisitions: Gifts of Art October 7, 2006 - November 26, 2006

Celebrating recent acquisitions, this exhibition only hints at the breadth of ideas realized in a variety of media by artists today. From the sampling of video art in the compilation Point of View to the suggestive forms cast in traditional bronze by John Tracey, the sensitive and perceptive...

Manaku of Guler, "Asking Her to Leave Her Noisy Anklets and Go," 1730
Domains of Wonder: Masterworks of Indian Painting September 20, 2006 - November 26, 2006

Enter the “Domains of Wonder” and explore how vibrant religious and cultural contexts informed the rich history of painting in India. From fourteenth-century paintings of Jain saints and religious manuscripts from Gujarat to vivid paintings from Rajasthan and the Punjab hills that...

Sara Galner, Paul Revere Pottery of the Saturday Evening Girls club, Tea Caddy and Bowl, 1914
Sara Galner, the Saturday Evening Girls, and the Paul Revere Pottery: Selections from the Bloom Collection September 14, 2006 - June 3, 2007

This installation in the Mary Stamas Gallery celebrates a recent gift of more than 130 works by the Saturday Evening Girls of the Paul Revere Pottery (1908–1942). Because of the design and color of the wares, and the reform-minded philosophy of the Pottery, products of the Saturday Evening...

Iizuka Rokansai, "Longevity (Kotobuki) Basket," 1935-45
Beyond Basketry: Japanese Bamboo Art August 19, 2006 - July 11, 2007

Although woven bamboo containers have been used in Japan for thousands of years, it is only during the last century that basketry has emerged as a prestigious art form. From its roots in imitations of Chinese baskets to today’s sometimes extravagantly expressive sculptural works, Japanese...

"Bed cover (yogi)," Japanese, Meiji era, late nineteenth–early twentieth century
Tsutsugaki Textiles from the Collection of David and Marita Paly August 19, 2006 - July 11, 2007

While members of the Japanese Imperial household, samurai class, and wealthy merchants had the wherewithal to acquire luxurious silk garments and furnishing textiles, most Japanese used cloth made of ramie, a type of hemp fiber, and cotton, which was introduced to Japan in the fifteenth century....

United Nigeria Textiles Limited (UNTL), "Textile Length," 2004
Recent Acquisitions: African Printed Textiles August 1, 2006 - November 12, 2006

The markets of West Africa are brilliant with color, and nowhere is this more true than in the stalls devoted to printed cloth. New patterns are introduced each year, including classic designs reflecting Indonesian batik patterns to designs showcasing contemporary culture. The six beautiful...

Darya Preobrazhenskaya, "Symbols of Industry," 1928-1929
Designing the Modern Utopia: Soviet Textiles from the Lloyd Cotsen Collection July 26, 2006 - February 25, 2007

“Designing the Modern Utopia” paints a fascinating picture of a uniquely Soviet experiment in social and sartorial engineering. The exhibition features textiles and drawings from between 1927 and 1933, a short-lived but fascinating phase in Soviet history—when textile design was...

Güliz Pamukoglu, "Ebrû with calligraphy," 2002
Marbling and Music: Performing Sufism at a Turkish Tekke July 21, 2006 - April 25, 2007

Within the world of Islam there are many different attitudes toward the arts. For sufis, those Muslims who follow a mystical path, creating art is itself a form of religious practice. The visual and musical traditions taught and performed at the Özbekler Tekke, a religious complex for sufi...

Dong Qichang, "One Leaf from an Album of Landscapes, Rocks, and Trees," Ming dynasty, before 1636
Understanding the Master: Dong Qichang and His Circle July 8, 2006 - January 9, 2007

The controversial painter Dong Qichang (1555–1626) is alternately regarded as the greatest artist in Chinese history or simply clumsy with the brush. “Understanding the Master: Dong Qichang and His Circle” confronts Dong’s complexity by offering a rich selection of his...

John Singer Sargent, "Rosina—Capri," 1878
Sargent, Chase, Cassatt: Master Paintings from a Private Collection July 1, 2006 - September 13, 2006

Comprising 23 paintings and works on paper, “Sargent, Chase, and Cassatt: Master Paintings from a Private Collection” makes an excellent complement to the sweeping exhibition “Americans in Paris, 1860–1900.” This superb selection of paintings, on view in the Hilles...

John Singer Sargent, "In the Luxembourg Gardens," 1879
Americans in Paris, 1860–1900 June 25, 2006 - September 24, 2006

"When today we look for 'American art' we find it mainly in Paris. When we find it out of Paris, we at least find a good deal of Paris in it." —Henry James, 1887 Explore the romance and magnetic attraction of the French capital to nineteenth-century American artists...

Laura McPhee, "Judy Tracking Radio-Collared Wolves From Her Yard, Summer Range, H-Hook Ranch, Custer County, Idaho," 2004
Laura McPhee: River of No Return May 13, 2006 - September 17, 2006

Laura McPhee’s stunning large-scale color photographs juxtapose idealized images of the land against the disarming reality of life in the twenty-first century. Boston-based photographer McPhee spent more than two years in a remote area of central Idaho capturing images that address...

Shunkosai Hokushu, "Actors Bando Mitsugoro III as Lady Iwafuji and Nakamura Matsue III as Churo Onoe," 1821
On Stage in Osaka: Actor Prints from the MFA Collection April 5, 2006 - December 31, 2006

“On Stage in Osaka: Actor Prints from the MFA Collection” includes distinctive prints made during the nineteenth century in Osaka that have never before appeared in an exhibition. Until recently, interest in Japanese prints has focused primarily on the works made in Tokyo (called Edo...

David Hockney, "Mr. and Mrs. Clark and Percy," 1970–71
David Hockney Portraits February 26, 2006 - May 14, 2006

The best-known British artist of his generation, David Hockney portrays friends, family, and lovers—and himself—in works that have become icons of our times. For five decades, David Hockney’s portraits have expressed this influential artist’s passion for life. Curious,...

Lori Paradise, "Scale Pod," 2005
SMFA Traveling Scholars February 18, 2006 - April 12, 2006

"SMFA Traveling Scholars" in the Foster Gallery presents recent work by seven graduates of the School. All seven share a passion and dedication to their work and a strong style that reflects the School's philosophy of nurturing individual artistic development. Working in a variety...

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