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PHOTOGRAPHY
Julia Vandenover, "Nebulous," 2019

At the Griffin: sense and sensibility; circles and squares; how blue can you get; up close and intimate

A look at four exhibitions at the Griffin Museum of Photography, in Winchester.

ART
Josephine Halvorson was photographed at her home studio in the Berkshires. The artist is a 2021 Guggenheim Fellow as well as the first artist-in-residence at the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe.

‘Better than photography’: The rich realities of painter Josephine Halvorson

The Berkshires-based artist is chair of graduate studies in painting at BU. She is also a 2021 Guggenheim Fellow as well as the first artist-in-residence at the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe.

ART
The ”Vibe-O-Mat” greets visitors when they enter “Go Pixel Yourself.” The made-for-Instagram experience is on view at CambridgeSide mall.

‘Go Pixel Yourself’ show is a digitized dreamland for the selfie set

The made-for-Instagram experience is on view at CambridgeSide mall.

CULTURAL COMEBACK
The ICA hosts two outdoor series on the waterfront this summer.

12 museum events that feel like the old days

A sampling of cool events coming soon to arts organizations across Massachusetts.

ART
Lauren YS stood in front of their work-in-progress Wednesday on Chelsea Street. The Sea Walls Boston program brings a wave of new public murals, including one by celebrity artist Shepard Fairey.

Murals arrive with a message for Boston: It’s time to act on ocean conservation

The Sea Walls Boston public art program brings a wave of new works, including one by celebrity artist Shepard Fairey.

GALLERIES
Esteban Cabeza de Baca's "Survivance," from 2021.

Layers of heritage and history in paint

Esteban Cabeza de Baca wrestles with conquest and colonialism in his landscapes.

MUSEUMS
The building has remained closed to the public since March 12, 2020.

Harvard Art Museums to reopen — finally — in September

The building has remained closed to the public since March 12, 2020.

Brian Huntress and Theodora Earthwurms began "The Boston Art Podcast" in January.

‘The Boston Art Podcast’ sets out to document underrepresented local creators

The podcast, which launched in January, features interviews with local creators and discussions on artistic processes and philosophy.