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MFA exhibit showcases South African fashion

MFA exhibit showcases South African fashion

Jeremy Suh, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019


Filed under Arts, Visual Arts Reviews

Balancing fashion and comfort has always been a challenge, but rising South African designers have found the way. South African fashion booms with unique designs. Their patterns and color schemes are unmatched, all the while making them cool to wear under the hot climate. Furthermore, the clothing roa...

Winnie-the-Pooh exhibit revisits classic childhood story

Winnie-the-Pooh exhibit revisits classic childhood story

Becky Perelman and Jackie Perelman

February 25, 2019


Filed under Arts

Big blue balloons lead the way to the entrance; turning a corner, you enter a child’s bedroom. There is a bed and windows and decorations. Looking closer, you see the decorations are hand drawn pictures of a bear and his friends: Piglet, Eeyore, Owl, Kanga, Roo and Tigger. "Winnie-the-Pooh" is one of...

Ballerina paintings portray emotional aspect of dance

Ballerina paintings portray emotional aspect of dance

Zoe Tseng, Staff Writer

January 8, 2019


Filed under Arts, Visual Arts Reviews

The typical image that comes to mind at the word “ballerina” is a girl in a pink tutu holding an excruciating pose. Many paintings of dancers center on the beauty of this pose and the ballerina’s serene expression. Edgar Degas is especially known for these types of paintings, but a new exhi...

Review: M. C. Escher: Infinite Dimensions

Review: M. C. Escher: Infinite Dimensions

Tina Little, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018


Filed under Arts, Showcase, Visual Arts Reviews

One of the most well-known “impossible” shapes is the Penrose Triangle, a shape seemingly visually possible, but physically impossible. Well, the inspiration for this triangle did not come from intense mathematics, but rather prints by Dutch graphic artist M. C. Escher. In the 1920s, Escher began crea...

Review: (un)expected families

Review: (un)expected families

Priya Karumanchi, Staff Writer

March 25, 2018


Filed under Arts, Visual Arts Reviews

Both color and black-and-white photographs fill the the gray room with dimmed lighting. The silvery-gray background helps to really showcase the bold images. Many photographs fill the exhibit all made with the same media, but all so different at the same time. From black and white photos from the 19th ...

Review: Imogen Cunninghan, In Focus at MFA Boston

Review: Imogen Cunninghan, In Focus at MFA Boston

Sofia Reynoso, Staff Writer

March 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, Showcase

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


Filed under Arts, Informational, Performance Reviews, Showcase

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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