Barbara and Steven Grossman Gallery + Mrs. E. Ross Anderson Auditorium
Opening to Boston audiences this winter during the one year anniversary of the first mass protests in Tahrir Square, "Histories of Now: Six Artists from Cairo" brings together work by some of the most inspiring and influential video and new media artists working in Egypt today, including a multi-channel video installation by the late Ahmed Basiony featured in the Egyptian Pavilion of the 54th Venice Biennale.
SMFA Atrium + Project Space
Work from current photography students.
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Free tickets are available at the MFA ticket desks
Alison Elizabeth Taylor has become well known for reinvigorating the Renaissance craft of marquetry, or intarsia wood inlay, a medium once made popular during the unprecedented age of luxury in Louis XIV's Court of Versailles. By choosing a medium that is typically associated with wealth and power to portray dystopian scenes of everyday life, Taylor creates a tension between the luxurious connotations of the material and a certain abjectness of the subject matter. Read more...