Takashi Murakami synthesizes old and new at the MFA

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At first glance, Takashi Murakami’s newest exhibition, “Takashi Murakami: Lineage of Eccentrics,” at the Museum of Fine Arts seems, like many of today’s arts exhibitions, intended for the Instagram age....
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“Past is Present: Revival Jewelry” at the MFA

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Though a small exhibit, “Past is Present: Revival Jewelry” at the Museum of Fine Arts manages to tell the story of 2,400 years of opulence. There are 80 objects on...
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Things You Didn’t Know: History of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

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The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is a well-known hallmark spot in Boston. Knowing the museum’s venerable history, I was surprised not only with the modernity, but the liveliness that was...
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Vantablack is the New Black

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What’s the darkest color you can think of? Most people would say black. Scientists aren’t so sure anymore after Vantablack was created. Developed by Surrey NanoSystems in 2014, the technology...
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Visiting Masterpieces: Pairing Picasso

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Art can shapeshift—it compresses and remolds itself with the ability and inspiration of its creator. Spanish artist Pablo Picasso reflected this idea through his works, stating “one cannot truly follow the creative...
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