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Campus Arts

Konrad Klapheck
On Campus

Konrad Klapheck

Visiting artist Konrad Klapheck. Photo: Schippert+Martin Photography.

On Campus

Contending With Germany’s Complex Post-WWII Art History in ‘Inventur’ Lecture

The artist struck an emotional chord with the audience in the packed lecture hall—and through the simulcast—about the personal tragedy that affected his art.

harvard-graduate-school-of-design
On Campus

Protest as Poetry at the “Migration and the Humanities” Conference

​The Feb. 8 and 9 “Migration and the Humanities” conference, organized by the Mahindra Humanities Center, set out to illustrate a point: that the humanities are a powerful way of understanding the modern migratory experience.

Lynette Roth
On Campus

Inventur: Forgotten Art Rediscovered at the Harvard Art Museums

Named after a 1945 poem by Günter Eich, “Inventur” investigates a previously ignored movement in modern German art, an artistic journey from the immediate, post-war period to the early 1950s, and presents over 160 works by German artists in a detailed historical context.

Elise Paschen
Alumni

Elise Paschen

Elise M. Paschen '81

Elise Paschen
Alumni

Alumni Spotlight: Elise M. Paschen '81

"No matter what you end up doing in your life, if you have a strong grounding in literature, it will serve you throughout the rest of your life. I think that for all of us, when we think about fiction or novels, there are so many that have made such a deep impression on our lives."

Paul Rudd
On Campus

Paul Rudd: From Reading British Comics to Writing Marvel Movies

On Feb. 2, Paul Rudd, Hasty Pudding Theatricals’ Man of the Year, received the famed Pudding Pot in an event he likened to “a Terrence Malick movie.”

Mila Kunis as the Hasty Pudding's Woman of the Year
On Campus

Mila Kunis on Immigrant Families, Hasty Pudding’s New Policy, and Women in the Workplace

“You don’t want to fail your family, and I think that’s amplified when you’re an immigrant.”

Alan Todas-Ambaras
Arts

Alan Todas-Ambaras

Alan Toda-Ambaras

Alan Todas-Ambaras
On Campus

Portrait of An Artist: Alan M. Toda-Amabaras

The recipient of the Prize for Most Promising Contestant at the 2005 Rostropovich International Cello Competition in Paris, Toda-Ambaras has worked with many of the world’s leading classical ensembles and performers. Most recently, he co-founded the Eureka Ensemble, a Boston-based group dedicated to using classical music to connect with underprivileged and marginalized communities locally.

Theories
Dance

“Theories” Makes Connections Between STEM, Philosophy, and Movement

“There’s some thematic overlap between theories,” said Martinez on the ideas upon which the pieces were based. “Theories” made these overlaps apparent using unconventional methods. What resulted was an uncommon perspective crafted by student choreographers that demonstrated a living relationship between scientific concepts and artistic expression.

George Abrams
Arts

Arts Spotlight: George Abrams ’57

It’s a good home for art because Harvard has been the center of interest in Old Master drawings since the early 20th century in the United States. There are great scholars and teachers and curators—it’s one of the major places in the world for Old Master drawings.

Mary McWilliams
Visual Arts

Arts Spotlight with Mary McWilliams

With over three decades of experience in art history and curation under her belt, Mary McWilliams now serves as Norma Jean Calderwood Curator of Islamic and Later Indian Art at the Harvard Art Museums, where she’s been working since 1998.

Obsidian Tear
Dance

Obsidian Tear

Royal Ballet Artist Calvin Richardson in Wayne McGregor's Obsidian Tear; photo by Andrej Uspenski

Obsidian Tear
Dance

‘Obsidian Tear’: Boston Ballet Opens Season Strong

This production showcases the work of multi-award winning British choreographer Wayne McGregor and Boston Ballet’s Finnish resident choreographer Jorma Elo. McGregor’s beautiful piece features nine male dancers dancing to the haunting music of Finnish composer Esa-Pekka Salonen’s “Lachen Verlernt” and “Nyx.”

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