The *Maine* Attractions in Portland 

Life is all about the adventures you take and the memories you make.  My friend Hilary and I got ourselves a zip car and made our way up to Portland, Maine a few months ago. It was a one-day adventure, but it was awesome. I never got around to writing a post about it, but hey – I’m doing it now, aren’t I? We did … Continue reading The *Maine* Attractions in Portland 

Making Modern at the MFA

The Americas Wing at the MFA has never really been my favorite. Partly, because a huge section of it has been under construction for quite some time. That section, located on the third floor of the Wing, has officially opened to the public as of last month. This space, now called Making Modern, features 28 modern artistis   including Picasso, Pollock, Frida Kahlo and Georgia O’keeffe. … Continue reading Making Modern at the MFA

Is Frida Kahlo at the MFA? Debatable 

I’d hate to ever write anything bad about the MFA, seeing as that’s basically my second home. But, they’ve disappointed me. In fact, they even tricked me into thinking they had multiple works by Frida Kahlo. That, my friend, is a lie. At this new ongoing exhibition, Making Modern, they have one Frida Kahlo painting. That’s it. Just one.  (Post about the whole Making Modern exhibit … Continue reading Is Frida Kahlo at the MFA? Debatable 

New Approaches to Old Paintings

Class Distinctions: Dutch Painting in the Age of Rembrandt and Vermeer @ MFA (Museum of Fine Arts Boston) It’s funny how things always seem to come together in the strangest way. Today, as I thought about writing this post (which I’ve intended to write for quite some time), I also began to read The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt. If you’ve read this book, or seen the cover … Continue reading New Approaches to Old Paintings

Some Pretty Groovy Sculptures

Arlene Shechet: All At Once @ ICA (Institute of Contemporary Art) This pretty large exhibition at the ICA shows 20-years of Shechet’s art. The exhibition slowly develops and paces through the different phases of her work. Influenced by Buddhism, she began sculpting and plastering a variety of Buddha’s. She later experimented with her student’s work along with old porcelain pieces. Over the years her approach to … Continue reading Some Pretty Groovy Sculptures