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Photos: Renzo Piano's new wing at the Gardner Museum

Intimate grandeur
Intimate grandeur
By JOSHI RADIN  |  January 20, 2012
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Renzo Piano's new wing pays tribute to the Gardner Museum's magic

The challenge from the start of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum expansion project was: how do you follow up a masterpiece? The 99-year-old Fenway institution is world-renowned for its old-master collection installed in dramatic period rooms inside a
Intimate grandeur
By GREG COOK  |  January 20, 2012
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The museum-building boom continues

What's happening at the Gardner and at Harvard
What's happening at the Gardner and at Harvard
By JON GARELICK  |  November 19, 2010
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Photos: Topping Ceremony at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Getting topped
The Gardner’s new wing takes shape
By SCOTT M. LACEY  |  June 25, 2010
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Art in the air conditioning

From Picasso to William "Shrek" Steig's cartoons, and surfer photos to a Twilight Zone toy store, New England offers art worth traveling to this summer. Here we round up the best in the region, no matter the weather or your artistic inclinations.
Local museums keep you cool — and the art's pretty good, too
By GREG COOK  |  June 18, 2010
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Lighting history

On January 1, 1903, Isabella Stewart Gardner invited 300 guests to a private concert by members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra to celebrate the opening of her new museum on the Fenway. After performances of Bach, Mozart, and Schumann, the mirrored door
The Gardner Museum takes a chance on the new
By GREG COOK  |  February 05, 2010


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Master builders

A good architectural monograph is more than just a big colorful book with too-good-to-be-true photos; it’s a window into the heart and mind of the architect it profiles.
Books on, and by, architects
By DAVID EISEN  |  June 24, 2008
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Don’t leave me this way

Leaves lead a wild life, and each leaf’s physical structure reflects both its individual biography — revealing the pathways, for example, of insects that have eaten their way across a leaf’s surface.
Botanical Forms at Harvard’s Museum of Natural History, Carroll Dunham and more at the Addison, and Renzo Piano at the Fogg
By RANDI HOPKINS  |  May 06, 2008
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Gardner growing pains

Isabella Stewart Gardner’s will is explicit: the experience she choreographed for visitors to her museum must continue in perpetuity.
Her will be done
By MIKE MILIARD  |  December 19, 2007