Exhibition

Lorraine O'Grady

The Strange Taxi, Stretched

January 14 - May 19, 2020

Exhibition

Now Extended

Boston's Apollo

Thomas McKeller and John Singer Sargent

February 13 - September 14, 2020

Exhibition

Adam Pendleton

Elements of Me

February 13 - September 27, 2020

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Thursday, February 13, 2020

  • Now On View

    Adam Pendleton

    Elements of Me

    February 13 - September 27, 2020

    Adam Pendleton’s exhibition considers the relations between (geometric) abstraction, Blackness, and languages of collectivity. Three basic shapes—square, triangle, and circle—are the refrains in this room-sized installation.

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  • Now Extended

    Boston's Apollo

    Thomas McKeller and John Singer Sargent

    February 13 - September 14, 2020

    In 1916, John Singer Sargent met Thomas Eugene McKeller, a young Black elevator attendant, at Boston’s Hotel Vendome. McKeller posed for most of the figures—both male and female—in Sargent’s murals in the Museum of Fine Arts. The painter transformed McKeller into white gods and goddesses, creating soaring allegories of the liberal arts that celebrated the recent expansion of the city’s premier civic museum. 

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Friday, June 5, 2020

  • Friday, June 05, 11 am - 5 pm

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Wednesday, September 9, 2020

  • Wednesday, September 09, 10 am - 2 pm

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