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Massachusetts Hall
Visual Arts

New Concentration Was Years in the Making

Although implementation is just a series of approvals away, much has yet to be determined for Harvard’s first-ever dramatic arts concentration.

Cooper Gallery Opens
Visual Arts

Cooper Gallery Opens

The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art opened Tuesday night at the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research after a discussion with curators David Adjaya and Mariane Ibrahim-Lenhart. The Pigozzi Contemporary Art Collection will be on view Oct. 21, 2014 through Jan. 8.

Panel Before Gallery Opening
Visual Arts

Panel Before Gallery Opening

The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art opened Tuesday night at the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research after a discussion with curators David Adjaya and Mariane Ibrahim-Lenhart, moderated by Henry Louis Gates.

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Data Sculpture

"Hurricane Noel," a 2007 work by Nathalie Miebach, blends data and sculpture together.

Visual Arts

A Gala For Goya

Employed as a court painter by four successive Spanish monarchs and beloved for his flattering paintings of aristocrats and intellectuals, Goya was also gifted with a perceptive eye for human nature and the sociopolitical changes of his country, as suggested by his sometimes mordant lithographs, prints, and etchings.

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization

Persuasive and engaging, digital visualizations are opening up new frontiers of understanding and sharing information, as well as creating new risks.

Science Center, Blue
Visual Arts

Science Center

Art Museum Forum
Visual Arts

Faust Panel Argues for Art Museums' Importance on Campuses

University President Drew G. Faust and several art specialists agreed on the importance of art museums on university campuses at a panel discussion Thursday afternoon.

History Is Everything
On Campus

Today in Photos (10/16/2014)

Proenza Schouler
Visual Arts

Proenza's Flat Cadenza

A critique of the increasingly influential designers suggests that youthful vivacity can trump sleek sophistication.

Echelman string sculpture
Visual Arts

Echelman string sculpture

One of Janet Echelman's string sculptures.

Shinique Smith Mural
Visual Arts

Shinique Smith Mural

Shinique Smith's mural "'Seven Moon' Junction" recently opened in Dewey Square Park.

Janet Echelman String Sculpture
Visual Arts

Janet Echelman String Sculpture

Janet Echelman installed her largest sculpture to date at the 2014 TED Conference. "Skies Painted with Unnumbered Sparks" spanned 745 feet across the waterfront in in Vancouver, suspended from skyscrapers.

On Campus

Not Your Grandmother's Porcelain

Ranging from coffee mugs to Thanksgiving turkey plates, Brandl's work boasts compelling scenes set in the artist’s Midwest childhood home that poke, prod, and unsettle the viewer with their piquant historical allusions, terse humor, and sharp social commentaries.

Echelman string sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting the Town: Boston's Big Art

Public art is getting bigger in Boston. Throughout Beantown, artists are taking to the streets, creating large-scale works that encourage citizens to embrace the city’s public spaces.

Free Time
Columns

In Search of Lost Time

Larry, In His Element
Scrutiny

Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization

School at School
Columns

What We Forget About School: School