Cambridge writer Anita Harris felt inspired by the Georgia O’keeffe show at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, MA–which exhibits the work of a groundbreaking artist who lived and worked into her late 90s, and whose work remains impactful, today.
Writer/photographer Anita Harris found Ani Kasten’s ceramics show in Concord, MA, inspirational. Comprised mainly of vessels of irregular shapes and sizes, the work is delicate, with seams sometimes held together with thin wires, and replete with unexpected embellishments, cracks. colors and patterns that make the viewer stop to contemplate.
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
Will Holt reviews “Leaves of Grass,” Edward Weston photography at the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) Boston.