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Head and torso of a man painted by Michelangelo on the Sistine Chapel ceiling.

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(1of 4) Details from The Sistine Chapel: Michelangelo’s ceiling

Photograph © Vatican Museum

Arts

Nicholas Callaway publishes the Sistine Chapel in closeup.

2.9.21

Ornate eighteenth-century dress with wide hooped skirt

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(1 of 2) Among the 107 ensembles are an ornate mantua, c. 1760-65

Photograph courtesy of Kunstmuseum Den Haag

Highlighting 250 years of women in fashion

January-February 2021

Beds were set up for Spanish flu patients outside the Harvard-affiliated Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in 1918.
Photograph courtesy of the Brigham and Women's Hospital Archives

Fall semester interrupted, a century ago

6.23.20

Bow Street’s festive courtyard lit up at night.

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(1 of 7) Bow Street’s festive courtyard lit up at night.

Photograph by Emily Tirella/Courtesy of Bow Market

Somerville’s Bow Market makes its mark.

November-December 2019

Last year, ArtWeek featured “art in the dark” projections on Boston Common.

Photographs courtesy of ArtWeek

ArtWeek 2019 offers hundreds of events around Massachusetts.

March-April 2019

Photograph of gymsuit by Kevin Grady/Radcliffe Institute

Lest young ladies’ “tides” be deranged

July-August 2018

Steampunk style merges “neo-Victorian fashion with retro-futuristic technology.”

Photograph by Bobbi Lane

Steampunk Festival celebrates art and history in Waltham, Massachusetts

May-June 2017

American Dream, by Sarah Thomas

Courtesy of World of WearableArt Limited

Fashion collides with high art at the Peabody Essex Museum.

March-April 2017