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PHOTOGRAPHY REVIEW
David Levinthal, "Helicopter."

Not child’s play

In David Levinthal's photographs, at the Griffin Museum of Photography, toys tell a story of 'America!'

Frequent gallery patron Christine Kyle of Cambridge looks at "The Space Beyond," the largest piece in the exhibit “Carmelo Midili: Beyond the Shape,” on display at the Boston Sculptors Gallery LaunchPad space through May 1.

One artist’s trash is another’s treasure

Carmelo Midili's show in the LaunchPad space of the Boston Sculptors Gallery celebrates an island of misfit paintings.

PHOTOGRAPHY REVIEW
Patti Smith, “The River Ouse, East Sussex, England”

The Photographic Resource Center displays some of its resources

“2022 PRC Student Exhibition” is at Panopticon Gallery, in Kenmore Square, through April 29. “From the Vault: A Show and Sale of PRC Treasures” is at Bridge Gallery, in Cambridge, through April 30. “When Time Matters” is at fp3 Gallery, in Fort Point, through June 29.

ICA director Jill Medvedow on the eve of her departure for the Venice Biennale this month, where her institution is responsible for the US's official entry to the bi-annual "art world Olympics."

At the Venice Biennale — the art world’s version of the Olympics — Boston’s ICA is set to shine

Institute of Contemporary Art director Jill Medvedow's latest feat is to open the US Pavilion at the Biennale next week with artist Simone Leigh, as the country’s official emissaries. Leigh, the first Black woman to represent the US at the event, will bring her exhibition to the ICA in 2023.

VISUAL ARTS
A still from Kiha Ahn's short film, "Pastel Slough," which won the American Visions medal from the 2022 national Scholastic Art and Writing Awards.

Winners of this year’s Mass. Scholastic Art and Writing Awards explored themes that range from weighty to light

These Massachusetts teens took home the top prizes in the regional Scholastic Art and Writing Awards.

ART REVIEW
Paula Overbay, "Wing," acrylic on panel.

Bodies of art and art for bodies at Piano Craft Gallery

New show by Pell Lucy, an international collective of 31 artists, is ‘a playground for the senses’

An aerial view of the designs for the renovations of the Hopkins Center for the Arts at Dartmouth, featuring a new wing and exterior plaza.

Dartmouth unveils designs for $88 million expansion of Hopkins Center for the Arts

Dartmouth College revealed Thursday the first design images for the $88 million renovation and expansion of the Hopkins Center for the Arts, which will include a new outdoor plaza, performance lab, and dance studio.

ART REVIEW
Sculptor Louise Nevelson photographed in her New York City studio in 1983. (Photo by Jack Mitchell/Getty Images)

From Ukraine to Maine: How Louise Nevelson’s roots shaped her into one of the most important artists of the 20th century

Her story illuminates what can happen when doors open, not close.