Art Critic

Murray Whyte

Murray Whyte is the Globe’s art critic. He comes to the Globe from Toronto, where he spent a decade in the same position at the Toronto Star, Canada’s largest newspaper, and where he recently won a National Newspaper Award for his critical writing.

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Art Review

The Gardner, Botticelli, and #MeToo

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The museum asks some hard questions in its historic display of a revered old master.

Art Review

The things they carried, in a striking show at Harvard

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Artist Liz Magor assigns tender care to abandoned things, calling attention to our consumption-mad world.

Art Review

Bowing to the Bauhaus: When we all were Modern

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The Bauhaus school proposed radical egalitarianism through design. For its centenary, a new show at Harvard suggests it had a ways to go.

Art Review

At the Peabody Essex Museum, a divided land

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“Nature’s Nation,” hatched with an environmental agenda, wades into political waters.