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VISUAL ART

‘Keeping the exhibition alive’: Boston museums and galleries turn to the Internet

With everything closed, organizations are selling or just showing art via websites and social media.

Walking into ‘Christina’s World’ on a strip of Maine farmland

With museums closed, our critic took a trip to visit the setting of Andrew Wyeth's famous painting.

VISUAL ART

Daniela Rivera on social isolation: ‘Artists are so well suited to adapt to these circumstances'

The Massachusetts artist was supposed to be installing a show at LaMontagne Gallery. Instead, she's going back to drawing.

GARDNER HEIST

How the Gardner Museum’s security head befriended ‘the greatest art thief that ever lived’

Can Anthony Amore and Myles Connor’s unlikely bond help crack the greatest unsolved art heist in history?

ART

Gardner Museum’s new audio tour follows the footprints of art thieves

It features the voice of Anthony Amore, the Gardner’s head of security, and tracks the thieves’ progress, step by step, in the early morning hours of March 18, 1990.

Boston’s biggest art museums to temporarily close due to coronavirus

The Museum of Fine Arts, Institute of Contemporary Art Boston, Harvard Art Musuems, and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum cited increased vigilance about the spread of the Covid-19.

ART

Harvard art exhibition ventures deep into Japan’s thriving Edo period

The show traces several artistic styles that thrived under the Shogunate.

ART REVIEW

Live at the Fillmore — and a lot of other places

A new exhibition showcases Bill Graham, the rock promoter as superstar.