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At Abakus Projects, a show that asks: How compatible are efficiency and humanity?

Conceptual artist and photographer Mike Mandel considers the question in "Making Good Time 1989."

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum closed Thursday night to thwart climate protest

Extinction Rebellion had planned a biodiversity protest inside the museum's storied galleries, where empty frames remind visitors of the infamous 1990 art heist. The Gardener will reopen on Friday.

Fall Arts Preview

10 visual feasts at New England museums this fall

The Boston Globe's art critic singles out must-see shows in Boston and beyond.


When wood speaks: Alison Croney Moses masters her craft in first solo show

Her sculptures say volumes about the push and pull of pregnancy and motherhood.


Two very different Bostons, two less different photographers

"Developing Boston: Berenice Abbott and Irene Shwachman Photograph a Changing City," at the Athenaeum, shows what a difference three decades can make.


How could smuggled Roman art have ended up at the Worcester Art Museum?

Seizure of $5 million bronze bust is part of broader criminal investigation by Manhattan DA’s office into looted works at multiple museums.

At Mystic Seaport Museum, Alexis Rockman’s massive ‘Oceanus’ is a monument to the sea

Commissioned by the museum for its permanent collection, the painter’s epic mural is now on view — along with 10 large watercolors that plumb the depths of humanity’s relationship with the ocean.


Cartoonist Barbara Shermund makes a comeback

She knew her lines — and now her posthumous show ‘Feminine Wiles’ is on view at United Theatre in Westerly, R.I.