Malcolm Gay

Malcolm Gay covers visual and performing arts for the Globe. Before joining the paper in 2015, he wrote frequently for The New York Times, while also contributing to The Atlantic, Time, and several other publications. Named an Alicia Patterson Fellow in 2013, Gay has won numerous national journalism awards, including top honors from the James Beard Foundation, the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies, and the National Association of Black Journalists. His first book, “The Brain Electric,” was published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux in October 2015.

Latest stories

Norman Rockwell’s heirs seek to block sale of artwork

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The artist’s family wants to stop the Berkshire Museum from selling 40 works of art.

Why did AIDS charity auction money go to a Cambridge theater — and Harvey Weinstein’s pocket?

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Harvey Weinstein reportedly arranged for $600,000 raised for charity to be sent to the American Repertory Theater, earmarked to reimburse Weinstein and fellow “Finding Neverland” investors.

Massive gift of Dutch art is a coup for MFA

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The donation of 113 Dutch and Flemish paintings, including masterpieces by Rembrandt and Rubens, marks one of the most important gifts in the museum’s 140-year history.

Proposed Seaport theaters raise hopes, and questions

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A new plan for three theaters in Boston’s Seaport area has triggered excitement. But now come the big questions — and criticisms.