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Saturday, March 08, 2014

What's On At Boston's Museum of Fine Arts?

An Enduring Vision: Photographs from the Lane Collection    
through March 30, 2014
approximately 50 early 20th-century American photographs 

Elegant Contortions: Renaissance Prints   
through March 30, 2014 
Some 50 works from the MFA’s collection and select loans, focuses on Italian printmakers of the 16th century

through May 11, 2014

some 30 works, including prints from the MFA’s copy of The Birds of America and some smaller books by Audubon, to show the range of his birds.

through 26-May-14

MFA's first “crowdsourced” exhibition - Boston’s 30 favorite Impressionist works of art from the MFA collection

through 26-May-14
Juxtaposes clothing, accessories, graphic illustrations, jewelry, and paintings to shed light on changes in style

American Gestures: Abstract Expressionism       
through June 1, 2014 
30 drawings, prints, paintings, and sculpture from the late 1940s to the 1970s by Willem de Kooning, Robert Motherwell, David Smith, Mark Tobey, Alfred Leslie, Jackson Pollock, Lee Krasner, and a number of others.

through August 17, 2014 
20th century prints are shown together with preliminary drawings, woodblocks, artists’ proofs, and variant versions printed from the same blocks, highlighting the interplay of creativity and technique in printmaking.

March 8, 2014 - July 6, 2014 
50 lively drawings and watercolors by leading 17th-century Dutch artists 
Fired Earth, Woven Bamboo: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics & Bamboo Art  
through 8-Sep-14

Samba Spirit: Modern Afro Brazilian Art
through 19-Oct-14
works by 20th-century Brazilian artists of mostly African descent

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