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.
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.
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)
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)
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)
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.
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)
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)
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)