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Old 12-29-2010, 11:03 PM   #341
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IMO, the new courtyard shows a complete lack of imagination. It would make sense to have some tall trees in planters there among the cafe tables for some height. After all, it is a courtyard with plenty of light.
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Old 01-10-2011, 09:08 PM   #342
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this should be an interesting presentation:

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Gallery Talk: Preserving History, Making History: The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

February 16, 2011
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sharf Visitor Center
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Free with Admission - No Ticket Required
This event is free with cost of admission
http://www.mfa.org/programs/gallery-...m-fine-arts-bo
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Old 01-26-2011, 07:09 PM   #343
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Old 01-27-2011, 03:00 AM   #344
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It looks like a Cambridge biotech. That stone needs to fade fast.
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Old 01-27-2011, 01:48 PM   #345
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I was at the new wing three weeks ago with my now ex-gf, and we were both impressed. I was probably more impressed with the Maritime Art than she was with the Chinese Art. My favorite was the Colonial Artifacts. Some of it seemed cliche, but interesting. Still doesn't beat the guitar exhibit from early 2001!
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Old 01-29-2011, 04:26 PM   #346
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Old 01-29-2011, 05:09 PM   #347
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BRILLIANT. Great photo!
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Old 01-29-2011, 07:17 PM   #348
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Holy shit. Those reflective skyline shots are incredible. Could use some cropping, maybe, or a different angle, but the effect is amazing.

That courtyard though? Wow, what an abysmal use of space / ugly furniture.
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Old 01-29-2011, 09:54 PM   #349
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what gets me is the sculptures that are relegated to that little outdoor space between the courtyard, and the part of the building next to the court yard. It is like they are in time out.

"No. You are not allowed to be close to the patrons until you think about what you did."
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Old 03-03-2011, 08:47 PM   #350
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This place will be hosting the president. Allways noteworthy for a building.

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"Obama will also be attending a Democratic fundraising dinner afterward at the Museum of Fine Arts."
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Old 03-12-2011, 07:53 PM   #351
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A couple photos of the "old" section of the MFA.



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