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Visual Arts

Harvard Ceramics Program Opens Spring Show

Patrons lined up outside the program’s space at 224 Western Ave. to browse handmade dishes, sculptures, and jewelry and to talk with the artists staffing the opening reception.

John Brown's Song
Visual Arts

John Brown's Song

Laylah Ali, professor of art at Williams College, speaks in the Carpenter Center about “John Brown Song!”, an online art project Ali worked on in 2013. The website featured an assembly of videos focused on the Civil War song "John Brown's Body.”

Interactive Art at Quincy
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Interactive Art at Quincy

Students used spray paints to color a canvas in Quincy courtyard as part of an Interactive Art in the Courtyard event in the house.

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Indices

An art exposition called Indices showcased the role of books in today’s media-filled society. The artwork re-appropriated various indexes into enclosures and dynamic surfaces.

Physics and Art
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Physics and Art

An interactive kinetic sculpture by Kim Bernard, a visiting Artist-in-Residence in the Physics department, shows how the laws of physics can be applied to create beautiful art forms Thursday evening at 29 Garden Street.

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Photos of the Day (04/30/2015)

Visual Arts

Arts and Technology Speakers Come Together At Conference

Speakers from the arts and technology sectors came together on Thursday for “Art, Technology, Psyche,” an all-day conference hosted by the Digital Futures consortium and the Digital Arts and Humanities Group.

Monumental Artwork
Visual Arts

Monumental Artwork

Krzysztof Wodiczko talks about his most recent installation of the John Harvard Projection, as well as past work on other historic monuments. The talk was held at the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts on Thursday evening.

Monumental Artwork
Visual Arts

Wodiczko Reflects on Public Space as Canvas

Krzysztof Wodiczko, the artist behind the large-scale video projection animating the John Harvard Statue in Harvard Yard this week, discussed the role of art in public space.

John Harvard Projection
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John Harvard Projection

Artist Krzysztof Wodiczko projects recorded videos of students on the John Harvard statue Tuesday night. Wodiczko used the statue as a medium through which to voice concerns about job security and fears about not being able to make a difference in the world, while drawing upon themes of loneliness and disconnection.

John Harvard Projection
Visual Arts

John Harvard Projection

Artist Krzysztof Wodiczko projects recorded videos of students on the John Harvard statue Tuesday night. Wodiczko used the statue as a medium through which to voice concerns about job security and fears about not being able to make a difference in the world, while drawing upon themes of loneliness and disconnection.

John Harvard Projection
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Photos of the Day (04/21/2015)

John Harvard Projection
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Student Voices Bring John Harvard Statue to Life

An art installation featuring student faces projected onto the John Harvard Statue and an accompanying audio track of their voices debuted on Tuesday night.

New Sculpture at the Harvard Art Museums
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New Sculpture at the Harvard Art Museums

Visitors of the Harvard Art Museums sit below the new sculpture, “Triangle Constellation,” by Carlos Amorales, which has been on display since last Friday, April 17 above the Calderwood Courtyard at the Harvard Art Museums on Monday afternoon. The piece was commissioned by the museums’ Art in Public Spaces initiative and explores the representation of sound with 16 aluminum triangles of various sizes.

Triangle Constellation
On Campus

Triangle Constellation

Workers install “Triangle Constellation” by Carlos Amorales in the Harvard Art Museums’ Calderwood Courtyard on Wednesday morning. This piece of interactive sculpture art weighs 550 pounds and will be a long-term fixture in the Courtyard.

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