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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


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


Museum Hangover Creates Craving for More

Since returning from a vacation in Europe a few weeks ago, a longing to wander around art museums has been rekindled in me.

It’s not a new experience by any means. 570 more words

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Dom Flemons, The American Songster, Captivated The Full House

I cannot say I have seen Dom Flemons perform ‘many’ times, but I have seen him enough to recognize that he is one of the most engaging, knowledgeable, and talented musicians touring today.   669 more words