Cambridge writer, photographer, consultant and art lover Anita Harris plans to attend the opening of “Through the Eyes of a Collector,”at the Lacoste Gallery, in Concord, Ma.T he exhibit offers an insight into the art collecting practices of Steve Alpert, an avid ceramic art lover and collector who has been a board member of MFA Boston, Chairman of the Board of the Institute for Contemporary Art, Chair of the Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University.
Spending a day out of Cambridge? If you wish you were in Paris but can only make it to New York –– take your dreams to the Met for a morning or afternoon and see “Charles Marville: Photographer of Paris” and “Paris as Muse,: Photography 1840s-1930s,” both (through May 4) and The Passions of Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux” (through May 26
In the current Davis-Orton show in Hudson, New York, Four photorgraphers make powerful statements about the nature of photography, art, perception, human emotion and the passage of time.
Will Holt reviews “Leaves of Grass,” Edward Weston photography at the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) Boston.
On my way to a meeting at MIT, I happened to spot some stunning photos through the window of what turned out to be the Philip Alden Russell Gallery David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research. While cancer research would not seem to be much of a draw, the gallery is well worth a visit.