Byline: By DON STEWART

“Learning never exhausts the mind.” — Leonardo da Vinci (1452 – 1519) Had he only been the illegitimate child of a well-to-do Italian notary and a...

Nineteenth-century artists J.M.W. (Joseph Mallord William) Turner and John Constable were polar opposites, spending their careers at loggerheads...

Frank E. Schoonover (1877-1972) had such a mastery of painting that he could even make walls seem luminescent and visually arresting. He studied...

“There is no line between fine art and illustration; there is no high or low art; there is only art and it comes in many forms.” — James Gurney...

“The intrusion of women in the realm of art would be a disaster beyond remedy.” —Gustave Moreau, painter, 1891 A rare assemblage of works by 33...

MASS MoCA debuts four new exhibits

4/18/18

Although there’s been no serious discussion of providing visitors with a compass and roller skates, since last year’s expansion, you can now walk...

Even if you, like many of us, didn’t win a gold medal snowboarding the half-pipe at the Olympics, late winter disappointments and ennui can be...

Most parents first hear about Tony DiTerlizzi from their children. The young have relied upon his illustrations as navigational guides for exotic...

“Of all the arts, abstract painting is the most difficult. It demands…thatyou be a true poet.” — Wassily Kandinsky, painter (1866 – 1944) When...

A glimpse into world of the wealthy

8/2/17

Until the late singer George Michael bought John Lennon’s upright piano for $2.1 million in 2000, the Clark Art Institute’s richly adorned Alma...

“In the future everyone will be famous for 15 minutes.” — Andy Warhol (1928-1987) A comparative exhibit profiling the works of the eponymous pipe...

In a culture known for its short attention span, you may think that the cartoon characters created by the Hanna-Barbera studios were long...

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