Tag Archives: Malcolm Rogers

Welcome to Boston’s Museum of Fine Apps

During his two-decade tenure as director of Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts, Malcolm Rogers has consistently strained to stretch the locals’ definition of art, from the photographs of Herb Ritts to the motorcars of Ralph Lauren. Now, as Rogers prepares to … Continue reading

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Boston’s MFA: Museum Of Fine(anced) Arts

Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts has some new blockbuster mojo with its Mario Testino: In Your Face exhibit, a natural heir to its Herb Ritts and Ralph Lauren hoedowns. But something else is a natural heir: The MFA’s increasing reliance … Continue reading

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Malcolm Rogers An MFA (Museum Faux Administrator)?

Judith Zobrzynski, the Real Clear Arts blogger at ArtsJournal, has some real clear artistic differences with Boston Museum of Fine Arts director Malcolm Rogers. To wit: The MFA’s Misguided New European Art Gallery Not every new gallery or exhibition is … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging ‘The [Round-the-] Clock’ Opening At The MFA

Saturday night at 7 o’clock, Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts unveiled its new Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art with a 24-hour extravaganza described this way in an MFA press release: 24-HOUR CELEBRATION SEPTEMBER 17–18 AT MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON, … Continue reading

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Ada Louise Huxtable: MFA’s American Wing Fails To Take Flight

Wednesday’s Wall Street Journal devoted a full page of its Leisure & Arts section to the new Art of the Americas Wing at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts. And – no surprise here – the paper’s dual reviews featured dueling ledes. … Continue reading

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WSJ Gives Malcolm Rogers Bell’s Palsy

Nice, informative Cultural Conversation with Boston Museum of Fine Arts director Malcolm Rogers in Tuesday’s Wall Street Journal. It also provides a preview of the MFA’s “Art of the Americas” wing that’s scheduled to open in November. Fun facts to … Continue reading

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New York Times Gives Blogosphere Props

For all the ripping off of blogs the mainstream media does (see Adam Gaffin’s Universal Hub takedown of the Boston Globe last week), sometimes the MSM actually does the right thing. Exhibit A: Saturday’s New York Times item about the … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging Tina Brown’s MFA, Er, Talk

Well the Missus and I trundled down to the Museum of Fine Arts Wednesday evening to catch its Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Celebrity Lecture featuring Daily Beast diva Tina Brown. Of course it should’ve been called the Ruth and … Continue reading

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