Art Critic

Murray Whyte

Murray Whyte is the Globe’s art critic. He comes to the Globe from Toronto, where he spent a decade in the same position at the Toronto Star, Canada’s largest newspaper, and where he recently won a National Newspaper Award for his critical writing.

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Art Review

In Maine, a persistent vision amid the pines

By , Globe Staff

A utopian art school notable mainly for its survival gets its due at the Portland Museum of Art.

Photography Review

The uncommon power of Gordon Parks

By , Globe Staff

A key sampling of the famed African-American photojournalist’s work is on view at Harvard University.

MFA bolsters its curatorial ranks

By , Globe Staff

The museum announced appointments and promotions on Tuesday, including a new position devoted to the extraordinary gift of 17th-century Dutch and Flemish art the museum received from the van Otterloo and Weatherbie families in 2017.

Art REview

Brave new worlds, on view at the Mead Art Museum

By , Globe Staff

A show bundles up the anxieties of progress in the age of the atom.