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Incoming campus arts executive Ha D.H. Le shares select words of wisdom from her favorite cultural works.
Though we weren’t allowed to record this interview, we promise we took the best notes we could.
Check out the crunched data of the results of the 2014 Arts Year in Review poll, with links to relevant reviews and articles.
“Concentric Rings in Magnetic Levitation” consists of 13 “rings” of sound focused about a central core. The rings themselves draw from a wide variety of sounds, including sine tones, a piano, percussion, and found objects, all presented in a periodic manner.
“Marianne Moore became the important poet she was because of her resistance and her survival of her very oppressive mother,” said Linda Leavell, biographer and Beinecke fellow at Yale. “What I needed to do in this book was to tell the story of Moore’s family.”
The Crimson sits down with Wallace Roney, the only trumpet player that music legend Miles Davis ever personally mentored.
LOOK UP, described by creator Jill Johnson as a “gallery in motion,” brings audience interaction and a live-gallery setting to the art of dance in the form of a two-hour live-action performance that examines inspiration and movement in the digital age.
Ewan H. Foster '15 types a message in the installation, "LOOK UP" on the show's opening night in the Harvard Dance Center. Attendees were encouraged to interact with the space, writing notes that the dancers would then interoperate and perform.
A new feature in which the Arts Blog suggests an artistic goings-on for the weekend.
There is nothing straightforward about “Three Easy Pieces”, a solo exhibition by Japanese-British artist Simon Fujiwara that opened Oct. 23 in the Carpenter Center: the “ease” of the show lies not in the casual nonchalance the title may suggest but in its confession-like integrity and approachability, strengths that enable a range of viewers to appreciate its multilayered yet unresolved nature.