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5 outstanding art-school grads for 2020

They graduate into a strange and unfamiliar world, starting with the virtual nature of their thesis exhibitions.

Artists put their skills to work making PPE for front-line medical workers

Creative collectives quickly found ways to produce face masks, face shields, and gowns.


In Maine, touring the seaside setting of Winslow Homer’s breakthrough

The painter left New York in 1883 for this rugged stretch of coastline.

With window portraits, a photographer can ‘forget a little the sadness’

Rania Matar traverses Greater Boston for her new series.


At ICA Watershed, fresh food for East Boston families

The gallery is now a distribution center for free boxes of fresh food.


William Bailey and the transcendence of the everyday

The Connecticut-based painter died last week at age 89.

Marsden Hartley’s Dogtown: An eerie expanse where 'nature can live for herself alone’

The painter fell in love with the place years before the rock inscriptions appeared.


In Gloucester, Stuart Davis found freedom and ‘topographical severity’

The painter was a devout part-time resident, hitting his groove amid the harbor's workaday charms.