“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 display, the majority of which are from the museum’s own collection, ranging from ancient treasures to modern Cartier. Head of Medusa pendant dating from 1906,...continue reading




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 felt throughout the whole building. Despite being 176-years-old, the museum had a very energetic feel to it. The glass walls, greenery and open spaces provided...continue reading




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 is truly one a kind. Short for vertically aligned nanotube array, Vantablack is now the darkest black color in the world—capable of absorbing 99.965 percent...continue reading




The Future of Fashion Revealed in ‘#techstyle’

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Envision water hitting a solid object, droplets scattering in a dozen directions and light being reflecting from all angles. Iris van Herpen captured that moment, and shaped it into a dress. This was the beauty of “#techstyle.” The Museum of Fine Arts put together an exhibit that anyone can admire, regardless of their knowledge of...continue reading




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 process except through a series.” Walking through Picasso’s creative process, the viewer is unexpectedly drawn in. Not by his technical abilities, but rather, by his emotional...continue reading