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Crystal Palace

Legendary architects Foster + Partners have provided the overarching masterplan for the bold new expansion of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. 431 more words

A weekend in a work of art

In September 2015, the Museum of Fine Arts Boston Twitter feed asked which work of art people would spend the weekend in if they could. I’ve been musing this one for a while, because it’s not immediately obvious to someone whose spiritual home begins and ends with A for Abstract. 373 more words

Off the page and onto the streets: protesters demonstrate against Renoir

It is rare that art criticism takes to the streets, but this week in Boston, that is exactly what happened.

On Monday a group of sign-wielding protesters assembled outside the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston demanding that the museums takes the paintings by the French artist Auguste Renoir off their walls. 199 more words

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#RenoirSucksatPainting Protests the Greatest Evil Plaguing America: Pierre-Auguste Renoir

It need not be said that protests usually stem from very recent injustices and cultural epidemics. Thus, a protest of Pierre-Auguste Renoir — the impressionist painter who died in 1919, and painted blurry Europeans in pleasant settings —  414 more words

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Renoir Sucks! Impressionist Haters Picket Boston MFA

In what can only be described as an expression against one man’s impressions, Boston-area dissenters with ample amounts of spare time coordinated a diminutive rally outside the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston yesterday. 186 more words

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