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Gods and monsters — and David Hasselhoff

The Museum of Fine Arts did big things with Napoleon and Edward Hopper, pictures of prostitutes graced the walls of Boston’s two biggest art museums, and all hell broke loose when the Mooninites invaded.
Art: 2007 in review
By GREG COOK  |  December 17, 2007

Les jours de gloire

“Symbols of Power: Napoleon and the Art of the Empire Style, 1800–1815” looks at the Napoleonic riddle in the mirror of its art.
Napoleon’s Empire style at the MFA
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  October 16, 2007

The Empire strikes back

Napoleon himself was well aware of the force that iconic images can have on the public imagination.
Napoleon at the MFA, Samuel MCIntire at PEM, and Local Food in Union Square
By RANDI HOPKINS  |  October 09, 2007

Turn on the bright lights

Art this fall grapples with issues like gender and journalism, personal space and human survival, and what to have for lunch.
Art, women, politics, and food
By RANDI HOPKINS  |  September 12, 2007