MassArt in the News
Sarah Belmont of The Art Newspaper reports on the free-entry MassArt Art Museum, formerly known as the Bakalar & Paine Galleries, which opens this weekend.
In the age of Instagram and contemporary art, Executive Director of the MassArt Art Museum told Boston Magazine that "taking and sharing photos can often be an approachable entry point into a work."
The Boston Globe notes that "Boston is now home to a free contemporary art museum — thanks to the Massachusetts College of Art and Design" citing the public opening on Saturday, February 22, 2020 as well as the dignitaries in attendance at the private preview on Thursday, February 20.
With a $12.5 Million Revamp, the Massachusetts College of Art and Design Has Turned Its Galleries Into a Contemporary Art Museum
ArtNet shares the news about the newly redesigned and rebranded MassArt Art Museum along with its inaugural exhibitions.
Cristela Guerra from WBUR The ARTery covers the inaugural exhibitions for the opening of the MassArt Art Museum, noting MassArt's hope that MAAM will be a "place where you can take time out of your day and contemplate art."
Kevin Slane of the Boston Globe included the opening of the MassArt Art Museum in his list of things to do during the weekend of February 22-23.
WBUR's Arielle Gray notes, "One of the places I'm eager to visit is the MassArt Art Museum... If its opening exhibits are any indication, MAAM is in very good shape to live up to that self-proclaimed accreditation."
SyFy describes "Fights," the graphic novel memoir by Illustration Professor Joel Christian Gill as "candidly shepherds us through a very emotional and open work, fraught with all of the insecurities of adolescence."