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An expanding world

Housed in two galleries at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, “Methods for Modernism: Form and Color in American Art, 1900 to 1925” presents a healthy survey of works by artists featured in the two most definitive venues for introducing European modernis
Americans look at European modernism
By ANNIE LARMON  |  May 07, 2010
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Review: Araya

Margot Benacerraf's extraordinary Venezuelan documentary, among the finest ever made, shared the 1959 International Critics Prize at Cannes with Alain Resnais's Hiroshima, mon amour and then disappeared.
Benacerraf's classic documentary gets an anniversary showing
By GERALD PEARY  |  December 18, 2009
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States of the art

In New England, where you can't swing a sack of cranberries without hitting a venerable cultural institution, anyone with access to a car (or even a subway pass) can scope out these topnotch art museums.
New England museums worth traveling for
By SHAULA CLARK  |  June 12, 2009
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Slideshow: Two Mexican exhibits at MFA

"Viva Mexico!" with "Vida y Drama"
Images from "Viva Mexico! Edward Weston and His Contemporaries" and "Vida y Drama: Modern Mexican Prints"
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  June 05, 2009
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Make a run for the border

In August 1923, photographer Edward Weston left his wife and three of his four sons in Los Angeles and headed to Mexico City.
Edward Weston in Mexico, plus modern Mexican prints
By GREG COOK  |  June 05, 2009
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Viva Modernism

Long before the threat of swine flu, Mexico was the scene of an outbreak of a very different kind: Modernism.
'Vida y Drama: Modern Mexican Prints' and 'Viva Mexico!: Edward Weston and his Contemporaries' at the MFA
By EVAN J. GARZA  |  May 15, 2009


Lost in translation

Spring can't come soon enough, since it'll be bringing with it some engaging museum shows in and around Boston.
Digital language and Mexican modernism mark the season
By EVAN J. GARZA  |  March 12, 2009
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Eloquent Nude: The Love and Legacy of Edward Weston & Charis Wilson

Ian McCluskey's exploration of the legendary "model wife" collaboration between Modernist photo master Edward Weston and moneyed bohemian Charis Wilson is no casual or incidental documentary but a well-crafted display of living history.
Model wife
By CLIF GARBODEN  |  December 11, 2008
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View masters

“2006 Omnium Gatherum,” the photography show at the Warwick Art Museum, is an eclectic collection of work by 12 Rhode Islanders.
An ‘odd collection’ at the Warwick Art Museum
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  January 11, 2006