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SLIDESHOW: ''Ori Gersht: History Repeating''

''Ori Gersht: History Repeating'' | Through January 6, 2013 | Museum of Fine Arts Boston
Through January 6, 2013 | Museum of Fine Arts Boston
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  September 07, 2012

At the Harvard Museum of Natural History, taxidermy takes on a new life

The fisher perches in his case, between a black bear and a porcupine. His spine is permanently kinked in an S-curve, his tail cocked, his body no bigger than two paper-towel tubes soldered end-to-end.
Dead in tooth and claw
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  May 13, 2011

Subject bias

"Objects of Wonder" is a mixed bag of a show, which is what it sets out to be.
Still lifes focus on the details at the PMA
By KEN GREENLEAF  |  February 26, 2010

Bon appétit!

Luis Meléndez himself greets you at the outset of "Luis Meléndez: Master of the Spanish Still Life" at the Museum of Fine Arts. He seems a haughty 31-year-old in this 1746 self-portrait, standing in a fine silk coat and ruffled shirt and holding up a cha
The delicious art of Luis Meléndez
By GREG COOK  |  February 12, 2010

Slideshow: Quay Brothers at Fourth Wall Project

Animation experts the Quay Brothers put on an exhibit at the Fourth Wall Project of their still-life.
Quay Brothers Gallery Exhibition at the Fourth Wall Project
By JENNIFER MORGAN  |  May 15, 2009

Still waters

Have you concluded that Zhang Yimou is a softy and a sellout?
Jia Zhangke runs deep
By GERALD PEARY  |  February 26, 2008