“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




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




Anti-Renoir

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A group of art lovers and cultural justice seekers looked to rectify the atrocity of the existence of Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s paintings in Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts (MFA). At noon on October 5, protesters marched at the MFA by the Huntington Avenue entrance; as can be seen on the official Instagram of the movement, participants...continue reading




Hollywood Glamour: MFA Shows Off New Threads

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The Stock Market Crash, the Great Depression and World War II were defining characteristics of America in the 1930s and 1940s. The dispiriting ring to these events forced U.S. citizens out of their Roaring Twenties daydream and back into rigid reality, setting the stage for one glitzy anecdote: it was Hollywood to the rescue. “Films...continue reading