Boston (MA). Museum of Fine Arts (MFA)

Posted on August 27, 2013 – 14:30

A view of the exterior of the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) in Boston

The Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) in Boston is a great encyclopedic museum. It can be considered the second museum in North America to greatness, after the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
It has an immense wealth of works of art ranging from ancient to contemporary art, and it touches almost all regions of the globe. Egyptian, Etruscan and Roman-greek. Pre-Columbian artefacts. Islamic art, Indian, Tibetan, Chinese and Japanese. Medieval art. European decorative arts. Painting and sculpture from ancient European Union. Tapestries and rugs. Decorative arts, American painting and sculpture.

. The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, is particularly rich in works of all the greatest writers of the 'French Impressionism. An overview of the largest in the world.
The works are on display in various rooms on the second floor. del 1850 e Contadini che riposano del 1853). The preceding paintings of the Barbizon school, including Théodore Rousseau, Jean François Daubigny, Narcis Diaz de la Peña, and a beautiful series of paintings by Jean-François Millet (The sower of 1850 and Peasants rest of 1853).
si entra finalmente nel vivo della magnifica collezione. By Gustave Courbet, Corot, Henri Fantin-Latour, Manet Edouard Eugène Boudin (a version of the Execution of Maximilian it finally enters into the heart of the magnificent collection.
del 1883. Numerous works by Pierre Auguste Renoir, including the great Le Bal à Bougival 1883. Even exterminated is the group of paintings by Claude Monet, dominated the canvases painted in Giverny in the 80s and the beginning of the 900 main cycles: the haystacks, water lilies, views of London in the fog, the Rouen Cathedral. Here and there sprouting paintings by Camille Pissarro, Alfred Sisley, Paul Cézanne. Another highlight are the works of Vincent van Gogh (portraits and landscapes in recent years) and Paul Gauguin. The latter stands the monumental canvas D'où nous do we come? Que sommes nous? (Da dove veniamo? Chi siamo? Dove andiamo?), dipinta a Tahiti nel 1897. Où allons nous? (Where do we come from? About Us Where are we going?), painted in Tahiti in 1897.
The art of the '900 is rather lacking: only a few canvas of Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse.

. The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston boasts an important collection of American art. The complex is exposed in some rooms on the first floor.
), Mary Cassatt ( At the Opera del 1879), John Marin, John Singer Sargent ( The Daughters of Edward Darley Boit . Tra gli autori del '900 figurano Edward Hopper, Milton Avery, Stuart Davis, Georgia O'Keeffe, Frida Kahlo, Joseph Stella, Jackson Pollock, Robert Motherwell, Frank Stella, Kenneth Noland e un folto gruppo di grandi tele di Morris Louis. Includes works by Gilbert Stuart, John Singleton Copley, Thomas Eakins, Winslow Homer (The Fog Warning), Mary Cassatt (At the Opera, 1879), John Marin, John Singer Sargent (The Daughters of Edward Darley Boit. Among the authors' 900 include Edward Hopper, Milton Avery, Stuart Davis, Georgia O'Keeffe, Frida Kahlo, Joseph Stella, Jackson Pollock, Robert Motherwell, Frank Stella, Kenneth Noland, and a large group of large canvases of Morris Louis.


MFA Publications Masterpieces: Great Paintings of the World in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
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A lot also comes down to the school

2006-01-15 15:24:29 by artinflux

You're applying to.
I sat in on the mfa selection process when I was a grad student-it made me immediately realize that everyone is looking for different things and Its often not because you did anything wrong that you don't get accepted.
Depending on the school, program, profs sitting on the panel, some might have a great understanding of painting, some not so much. The best assume that you are going to grad school still to learn something, and often your portfolio shows that, that you're growing and finding your way, and the expectation is that grad school will help define that path

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