Founded by its parent organization, The Foundation for the Arts, Nagoya (FAN), the Nagoya/Boston Museum of Fine Arts (N/BMFA) was established as the…
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Although frequently eclipsed in the public imagination by its northern neighbor Egypt, ancient Nubia has a long and glorious past. There, in what is today Sudan, a series of civilizations flourished for more than 6,000 years.
Large-scale decorative tattoos became one of the most eye-catching art forms of Japanese popular culture during the late Edo period (1615–1868). They first began to appear in cities such as Edo (modern Tokyo) and Osaka in the early 19th century.
Tiny is trendy: with tiny houses and minimalist movements encouraging people to live in smaller spaces with fewer belongings, small objects are attracting new attention.
More than any other art form, portraits reveal how we wish to be remembered. This exhibition explores identity, fashion, and social ambition on both sides of the Atlantic, from the 18th century to the glamorous era of the early 20th century to the present.