Theater & art

Critic’s picks: Art museums

Barry McGee’s untitled installation of a television tower .

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Barry McGee’s untitled installation of a television tower.

MICHELANGELO — SACRED AND PROFANE: MASTER DRAWINGS FROM THE CASA BUONARROTI  Twenty-six Michelangelo drawings from his own collection, on loan from the museum in Florence that was once his home. Museum of Fine Arts, through June 30. 617-267-9300,

BARRY MCGEE  A mid-career survey (inset) of the popular San Francisco-based artist who has made a dynamic shift from street art into galleries and museums. Institute of Contemporary Art, through Sept. 2. 617-478-3100,


A small but stellar show of paintings, etchings, and watercolors by the great Swedish artist, who was a contemporary of John Singer Sargent and friend of Isabella Stewart Gardner. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, through May 13.


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