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In ‘Fluid/Solid,’ Rosanne Somerson goes with the flow — of wood

The woodworker and former RISD president exhibits a stunning show at Gallery NAGA on Newbury Street.

In a stunningly honest exhibition, Harvard Art Museums put their links to China’s opium trade on display

Centuries before the US opioid crisis, foreign forces — the museums’ benefactors among them — drove China’s opium addiction.


Safety, surveillance, and being seen — Joanna Tam examines it all in ‘Visibility Studies’

The artist’s new show, ‘Visibility Studies,’ is on view at Regis College’s Carney Gallery in Weston.


Some clean, well-lighted places at the Griffin

Artist’s studios and photographer’s darkrooms make for enticing visual subjects.

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At the Museum of Fine Arts, an abstract artist’s ‘painting in the round’

Working principally in ceramics, Toshiko Takaezu didn’t achieve the acclaim of her male abstract expressionist peers. A new show of her work makes a case for her place in the canon.


Have camera, will travel

The photographic road trip has a long and happy high-mileage tradition.


A fertile ground for artists in Fall River

‘HYPERBALLADS’ is the first show in GATHER’s Ignition Space featuring artists from the Portuguese diaspora.

In Collecting 101, UMass Amherst students learn inner workings of museum acquisition

The class recently took a field trip to Boston to visit Newbury Street art galleries and the ICA’s permanent collection.