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Black and white photo of a group of Vietnamese children, titled “Schoolchildren Playing Cards”

In college, Mark Erickson returned to his birthplace, capturing his experience in photographs such as those shown here, all taken in Hanoi. This is “Schoolchildren Playing Cards.”

Photograph by and courtesy of Mark Erickson

Arts

Photographer Mark Erickson on the Vietnam he never knew

10.8.20

Beds were set up for Spanish flu patients outside the Harvard-affiliated Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in 1918.
Photograph courtesy of the Brigham and Women's Hospital Archives

Fall semester interrupted, a century ago

6.23.20

Bow Street’s festive courtyard lit up at night.

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(1 of 7) Bow Street’s festive courtyard lit up at night.

Photograph by Emily Tirella/Courtesy of Bow Market

Somerville’s Bow Market makes its mark.

November-December 2019

Last year, ArtWeek featured “art in the dark” projections on Boston Common.

Photographs courtesy of ArtWeek

ArtWeek 2019 offers hundreds of events around Massachusetts.

March-April 2019

Photograph of gymsuit by Kevin Grady/Radcliffe Institute

Lest young ladies’ “tides” be deranged

July-August 2018

Steampunk style merges “neo-Victorian fashion with retro-futuristic technology.”

Photograph by Bobbi Lane

Steampunk Festival celebrates art and history in Waltham, Massachusetts

May-June 2017

American Dream, by Sarah Thomas

Courtesy of World of WearableArt Limited

Fashion collides with high art at the Peabody Essex Museum.

March-April 2017

Shumachine, by “Steampunk guru” and guest curator Bruce Rosenbaum

Photograph by Matt Norris Photography/www.MGNorris.com

Brockton’s Fuller Craft Museum offers Steampunk art that celebrates the city’s shoe-manufacturing legacy.

November-December 2016