Boston Museum of Fine Arts

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2012

    Inside an Ashen Building, a Legal Aide Adds Color

    "Does that make sense?" asks Vara Lyons. "I'm trying to not sound like a cerebral art historian." She can't help herself. Lyons is a legal assistant for the Community Affairs Bureau of City of St. Louis Circuit Attorney's Office. She's also a self-described art history nerd whose life has been shad ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2010

    RIP Joe Deal, Influential Landscape Photographer and Wash. U. Professor

    Joe Deal, a landscape photographer who played an influential role in the development of the "New Topographics" movement, which showed the influence of humans upon the natural world, died last Friday in Providence, Rhode Island, of bladder cancer. He was 62. From 1989 to 1999, he served as dean of wh ... More >>

  • Culture

    January 30, 2008

    The Great Rivers Biennial is back. And bigger.

    Three diverse artists make for one tremendous show.

  • Culture

    March 20, 2002

    Singer's Song

    Despite the innovation surrounding him, John Singer Sargent plotted his own restrained course

  • News

    July 12, 2000

    The Reich Stuff

    Brent Benjamin and the St. Louis Art Museum are examining whether 102 paintings in the collection have any ties to Nazi looting. But they won't identify the paintings for fear of tainting the works as "suspect." Their caution only raises suspicion.