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.

Latest stories

One museum, six states: this year’s deCordova N.E. biennial

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The exhibition ranges far and wide across the region.

Art Review

Mohamed Hafez’s miniatures of his native Syria evoke the ruins of a life and a country

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They’re part of “Small Worlds,” at the University of Vermont’s Fleming Museum of Art.

Family Entertainment

Rubber ducks, cactus suits, vintage toys, and the surface of Mars

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Kids of all ages will enjoy these art shows in Boston and beyond.

Rube Goldberg: Truth telling for tender souls

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The master cartoonist had a biting wit about social and political change, but his humor is a good entry point for learning hard truths.