1. There are celebrity photographers who capture their subjects in moments of vulnerability, using the lens to unveil the insecurities behind the mask of stardom. And then there’s Mario Testino, whose work will be on display at the Museum of Fine Arts.

     
  2. "Weatherbeaten" brings viewers up close to force of inspiration. Sebastian Smee reviews a new Winslow Homer exhibition.

     
  3. Jackie Reeves rediscovers her art just as gallery discovers her

    Reeves, a Cape Cod resident and mother of three, spontaneously submitted a portfolio to NK Gallery in response to a national contest.

     
  4. CARLO ROTELLA

    Creative impulses help shape our neighborhoods

    Places such as neighborhood music schools give form to creativity while helping to turn strangers into neighbors.

    (ISTOCKPHOTO/GLOBE STAFF ILLUSTRATION)

     
  5. FRAME BY FRAME

    'The Death and the Assumption of the Virgin' by Fra Angelico

    This exquisite painting by Fra Angelico at the Gardner Museum shows the the Virgin Mary’s ascent into heaven - immediately above a scene centered on her dead body.

    (Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum)

     
  6. IDEAS

    When computers listen to music, what do they hear?

    A new generation of scholars is turning music into data - and uncovering truths beyond human ears.

    (Globe Staff Digital Illustration)

     
  7. THE BIG PICTURE

    Large Hadron Collider ready to restart

    The European Organization for Nuclear Research says it expects to restart the Large Hadron Collider by this weekend after more than a year of repairs.

    (CERN)

     
  8. ART REVIEW

    At ‘Scrimshaw’ exhibit, ship shapes

    NEW BEDFORD - Scrimshank. Scrimshander. Scrimshant. Scrimshone. They’re all alternative words for scrimshaw, and they all - including scrimshaw - derive from seafaring slang. So it goes by colorful terms. But what is scrimshaw?

    (NEW BEDFORD WHALING MUSEUM)

     
  9. G COVER | FRAME BY FRAME

    The joy of artistic surprises

    Globe critic Sebastian Smee loves the unexpected discovery of arresting works of art that carry the conviction of the person who made them.

    (Checkout Time at the Marlborough-Blenheim, by Bradley Phillips)

     
  10. STAGE REVIEW

    At ICA, everyone gets into the act

    In “Experiment America" at the ICA, you could hardly tell the performers from the audience members. Which was the idea.

    (KAREN SNYDER PHOTOGRAPHY)

     
  11. SEBASTIAN SMEE

    Infinity up on trial

    Josiah McElheny’s exhibit at the ICA questions assumptions about art, museums - even science.

    (DAVID L RYAN/GLOBE STAFF)

     
  12. Worcester museum opens front door

    Recently installed director Matthias Waschek is using free admission to attract donors and visitors to the Worcester Art Museum.

    (ERIK JACOBS FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE)

     
  13. ART REVIEW

    'Dogtown' show captures a landscape of loneliness

    Painter Marsden Hartley’s unease and unmatched talent are distilled in “Soliloquy in Dogtown,” a tight but captivating exhibition at the Cape Ann Museum.

    (COLLECTION OF THE FREDERICK R. WEISMAN ART MUSEUM)

     
  14. Exhibition reveals the more fluid side of Ansel Adams

    The photography of Ansel Adams is so sturdily composed, so enduringly right that it can feel like the aesthetic equivalent of granite.

    (“Reflections at Mono Lake, California,” 1948.)

     
  15. SOMERVILLE

    Urban shrine to honesty stolen from Davis Square

    A sticky-fingered passerby in Davis Square seriously missed the point this week, after a piece of public art entitled "honesty" went missing Wednesday.