Monthly Archives: June, 2015

Articles Fine Wind, Clear Weather (Gaifû kaisei), also known as Red Fuji, 
from the series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (Fugaku sanjûrokkei)
Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849)
about 1830–31 (Tenpô 1–2)
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
* Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter
* Photograph © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
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Beyond the Wave: the Many Wonders of Hokusai

The artist known as Katsushika Hokusai (he was to use thirty-one different names during his ninety years) is probably the most widely celebrated Japanese artist of the Ukiyo-e period of Japanese art. By 1760, Edo (now Tokyo) was probably the…

Feature Current Installation- The Bluffs by Joseph Leroux, June 2015
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Boston Common: GRIN

“Boston Common” highlights the people and organizations that shape Boston and New England’s cultural sector by going straight to the source to find out who they are, what they are doing, and how and why they do it. We hope…

Articles Boston Creates Town Hall Meeting, June 2, 2015.
Courtesy @MidwayArtStudio
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What Happens When Boston Creates?

In early 2015, the City of Boston began its first cultural plan; an approximately fifteen month process that begins with developing a comprehensive view of Boston’s arts and culture sector, and ends with implementing a custom-made plan to strengthen and…