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ART

Around Boston, a tide of art to comfort and calm

In traumatic times, these creatives are drawn to themes like breath, joy, and care.

MURRAY WHYTE

Folk art gets a proper pedestal at the MFA

With a new show, the museum reconsiders its own record on an underappreciated genre.

ART REVIEW

Photos teem with energy and athletes at Abigail Ogilvy Gallery

Pelle Cass constructed his “Crowded Fields” images from single shots taken at college sports events.

PHOTOGRAPHY

Abelardo Morell keeps sharing ‘tricks the camera can do’

The photographer's new "Vessels" series has a lot in common with his camera obscura pictures.

MURRAY WHYTE

With music in your ears, Sol LeWitt becomes a whole new experience for the eyes

Composer and artist Jason Moran has created a sound installation specifically for LeWitt works at Mass MoCA.

ARTS

At Gallery Kayafas, two artists build on family memories

Audrey Goldstein and Robert Knight trace how time shifts and transmutes all we hold dear.

COMFORT ZONE

Walking through Gloucester with some of history’s greatest artists

Cape Ann Museum offers a series of tours that explore the city's rich history as a creative magnet.

PILGRIMAGE

A deeper look at Edward Mitchell Bannister, the Black painter who changed Providence

The 19th-century artist's excellence should not be eclipsed by his biography.