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Media & broadcast

Revisiting the Gardner heist: no paintings, no arrests, but mobsters galore in new Netflix series

While the four-part documentary retreads well-worn ground, it reminds viewers why the unsolved crime remains so intriguing

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Monuments

Vilified statue of Abraham Lincoln and kneeling slave removed from Park Square in Boston

Artist’s campaign and petition prompted dismantling of ‘Emancipation Group’ piece—but original still stands in Washington DC

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Exhibitions

When Boston fell head-over-heels in love with Monet

A new show at the Museum of Fine Arts recalls the time when the US city was first captivated by the French Impressionist

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Exhibitions

From the streets to the studio: show explores how Basquiat, graffiti and hip-hop culture stormed the art world in the 1980s

Exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston includes works by Rammellzee, Keith Haring, Kool Koor and Lady Pink

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Exhibitions

Tutankhamun blockbuster will head to Boston

Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh, which opened in London this weekend, will also tour to Australia, Japan, Canada and South Korea

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Museums & Heritage

A mystery for the ages: the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum heist

The world’s greatest unsolved art theft continues to obsess—and stump—investigators

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Public art

‘Do your worst, Boston’: Nicole Eisenman’s fountain—vandalised in Germany—gets permanent US home

New version of sculpture that was first shown at Skulptur Projekte Münster in 2017 is the artist’s first permanent public work

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in Boston this weekend

From gender bending fashion at the MFA, Boston to Joan Jonas's animal treasure hunt at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

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Exhibitions

Have Brooklyn and Boston bagged Frida Kahlo blockbusters?

Shows at the Brooklyn Museum and the Museum of Fine Arts Boston explore the Mexican artist’s love of fashion and “arte popular”

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Benin Bronzes

Lehman gift of Benin treasures to Museum of Fine Arts angers Nigeria

Works looted by the British and reassembled by banking heir find permanent home in Boston

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Art market

A rare Roman bronze statue attracts considerable interest in Christie's December sale

Valued at $3 million, Roman bronze statue also boasts impeccable provenance

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Exhibitions

Raphael, Cellini and a Renaissance banker: The patronage of Bindo Altoviti at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Tracing the patron, rather than the artist