Cynthia Close

Michelle Finamore, the Museum of Fine Arts Boston’s Penny Vinik Curator of Fashion Arts, explores the rich history of gender in fashion in a tradition-disrupting exhibition, now on view…

The rising curves of the Adirondack Mountains become a repeated motif in the early 20th-century landscape paintings of Harold Weston (1894-1974), now featured in a career spanning solo exhibition…

Michelangelo, Van Gogh, and Picasso have been alluring subjects for filmmakers throughout the history of cinema. Artists of far lesser stature have also inspired filmmakers over the years. Some…

“Miniatures offer changes of scale by which we measure ourselves anew,” writes Lia Purpura, in her essay On Miniatures, which reminds us small artworks have an outsized impact on our…

Pablo Picasso, arguably the most recognized name in 20th-century art, is also one of the most frenetically prolific, and well documented. There are tens of thousands of books, magazine and…

The award-winning documentary filmmaker brings Robert Mapplethorpe to life in the first feature-length film about the provocative artist.

Artists have provided inspirational subject matter for filmmakers since the earliest days of moving image storytelling and none have occupied a more central place in filmmaker’s…

As award season nears, we're taking a look at films about art you don't want to miss.