If the last 12 months are anything to go by, New England should consider itself very lucky: art enthusiasts were treated to a veritable visual feast, from exhibitions featuring local, emerging young artists to retrospectives of bygone eras and monumental masters — not to mention the unveiling of several state-of-the-art gallery renovations.
The Boston Globe's Pulitzer-Prize-winning art critic, Sebastian Smee, joins us to share his highlights of 2012.
- Sebastian Smee, art critic, the Boston Globe
- WBUR: Architect Piano Unveils ‘New’ Gardner Museum
- Boston Globe: Special Section: The Gardner Grows
- Boston Globe: Yale University Art Gallery Is A Masterpiece
- Yale University Art Gallery
- Radio Boston: Flashback To The ’80s: Art, Love, Politics
- Boston Globe: The Art Of The ’80s At The ICA
- Boston Globe: ‘Weatherbeaten’ Brings Viewers Up Close To Force Of Inspiration
- Winslow Homer At The Portland Museum Of Art
- Boston Globe: ‘American Vanguards’ Reveals John Graham’s Influence
- "American Vanguards: Graham, Davis, Gorky, De Kooning, And Their Circle" At The Addison Gallery Of American Art
This segment aired on December 31, 2012.