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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

ICA faces controversy over painting that isn’t there

By , Globe Staff

Activists are calling on the Institute of Contemporary Art to cancel an exhibition of paintings by the artist Dana Schutz.

At the MFA, a difficult homecoming for a Holocaust survivor

By , Globe Staff

Arie Kasiarz, a survivor of Poland’s Lodz Ghetto during World War II, journeyed to Boston to confront his past in “Memory Unearthed,” an exhibit of Henryk Ross’s photos of the ghetto.

Berkshire Museum draws fire for plan to sell artwork, including two Norman Rockwells

By , Globe Staff

The Pittsfield museum intends to auction 40 artworks to help fund a $60 million reinvention plan.

Harvard theater school to go on ‘three-year hiatus’

By , Globe Staff

The troubled ART Institute will stop accepting new students for three years as leadership works on “a strategic plan.”