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Gallery Review: Showdown! Kuniyoshi vs. Kunisada

Gallery Review: Showdown! Kuniyoshi vs. Kunisada

Nick Eddinger, Arts Writing Editor

December 18, 2017

Tucked away in the back hallways of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, “Showdown! Kuniyoshi vs. Kunisada,” contains an engaging and informative experience, comparing two brilliant woodblock print artists of the 1800s, Utagawa Kuniyoshi and Utagawa Kunisada. The grandeur of these two artists is well-ca...

Review: Enlightened Princesses

Review: Enlightened Princesses

Chloe Barber, Staff Writer

March 21, 2017

Grand portraits of three clearly dominant princesses greet the viewers at the entrance of the exhibit with slightly condescending smiles and stone cold gazes, making the observer feel small. Though they do not look alike, all three women are similar in their outfits and atmosphere. They all wear...

Review: Imogen Cunninghan, In Focus at MFA Boston

Review: Imogen Cunninghan, In Focus at MFA Boston

Sofia Reynoso, Staff Writer

March 5, 2017

Imogen Cunningham is a legend in the photography world. One of the first women to be recognized in her field, her exploration of portraits, still lifes, botanicals, urban landscapes and portraits. Her mastery of darkroom techniques, paired with her stark black-and-white prints, convey as much, if not ...

Review: New Women for a New Age: Japanese Beauties @ MFA

Review: New Women for a New Age: Japanese Beauties @ MFA

Nick Eddinger, Staff Writer

January 20, 2017

The late 19th and early 20th centuries were critical in defining Japanese cultural identity. The depiction of women and how they reflected the country’s struggle to preserve their culture while remaining relevant in the modern world is beautifully displayed in the ongoing exhibition of  “New Women...

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