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“Art does not reproduce the visible but makes visible.” If the Impressionists aimed to change how we look at the natural world, Klee wanted us to look into it.
McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College
A postal clerk and librarian, the Vogels spent five decades befriending and collecting the work of dozens of artists, ultimately building one of the most significant troves of contemporary art in the world.
Gentle and soft-spoken, the man many call Teacher speaks eloquently in Klayman’s film, describing himself, as among other things, a chess player: “My opponents make a move, I make a move.” In the recent, best-known part of his career, the line between these moves and his art is unclear.
“It’s an opportunity to get to know composers’ work early in their careers and really to help them,” says Julianne Boyd, BSC’s founder and artistic director. “Bill Finn is a marvelous mentor. He tells these young writers they can do it.”
“By the year 2020,” music director Christopher Wilkins writes on the orchestra’s site, the BLO “will provide all residents of Boston’s 20 diverse neighborhoods opportunities to be involved in its programs both at the Hatch Shell and in the neighborhoods.”