MFA Boston

Female artists are taking over the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) in a new exhibition addressing the pernicious problem of underrepresentation in art museums.
Although revered by his contemporaries, Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning, the fiercely independent Hyman Bloom was relegated to the sidelines due in part to his mystical nature and reticence to…
Some of the most enduring and powerful photographs of the 20th century, from Edward Steichen’s Gloria Swanson (1924) and André Kertész’s Chez Mondrian, Paris(1926) to Dorothea Lange’s Migrant Mother…
More than a century ago, Danish illustrator Kay Nielsen (1886–1957) created exquisite interpretations of classic fairy tales that remain some of the most memorable visions of enchantment and fantasy…
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. For a museum…
“Toulouse-Lautrec and the Stars of Paris” explores the celebrity culture of Lautrec’s time and the artist’s fascination with the personal lives of les stars as well as the roles that they played.…
Paris was the center of nightlife and spectacle in the late 19th century, a moment immortalized in evocative posters, prints and paintings by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864–1901). The artist’s…
Graciela Iturbide, one of the most prolific and insightful documenters of life and culture in Mexico is sharing her vision of a complex nation at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston (MFA Boston). Graciela…