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Design Materials
On Campus

Design Materials

Design materials at the Graduate School of Design.

On Campus

Reading Art: ICA Connects Literature and Exhibitions

This year, the Institute of Contemporary Arts inaugurated ICA Reads, a program that seeks to analyze the links between a related book and a current exhibition at the museum. Having received great enthusiasm from literary communities in Boston and Cambridge, the program hopes to engage visitors better with the arts.

On Campus

Jennifer Bornstein’s “Two Videos” Presents An Artistic Evolution

Jennifer Bornstein's “Two Videos” is a synergistic piece of art that uses seemingly distinct videos to express Bornstein’s artistry and development.

Performing Latinidad
Visual Arts

Performing Latinidad

Josefina Báez, a performance artist, instructs students of Spanish 126: “Performing Latinidad” in a spontaneous expressive performance in front of the John Harvard statue at noon on Thursday.

An Exhibition of Cartoons and Caricatures
Visual Arts

An Exhibition of Cartoons and Caricatures

The Monroe C. Gutman Library Gallery exhibited cartoons made by Shreyas Navare, a fellow at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs and an Editorial Cartoonist at the Hindustan Times. The exhibited works comment on international politics and affairs.

Goldsmith Book Awards
Crime

Photos of the Day (03/03/2015)

Van Gogh's "Self-Portrait Dedicated to Paul Gauguin"
Visual Arts

Portrait of the Artist: Behind Van Gogh's 'Self-Portrait Dedicated to Paul Gauguin'

Whatever it is that accounts for the particular allure of Van Gogh’s “Self-Portrait Dedicated to Paul Gauguin” at the Harvard Art Museums, there’s no denying that it is a hard painting to forget. But many visitors may not know is that the painting has a history with richness to match: a ruined friendship, a missing museum, a Nazi art auction. This is that story.

Nafis White Presentation
Visual Arts

Nafis White Presentation

Nafis M. White, a student at the Rhode Island School of Design, discusses her artwork on race relations and civil rights. She displayed two pieces at the 17th Annual Black Arts Festival.

Julian Plowden Photographs
Visual Arts

Julian Plowden Photographs

Julian Plowden exhibits his photographs of the aftermath of the Michael Brown shootings at the Black Arts Festival kick off on Friday afternoon.

Nafis White Presentation
College

Kuumba Kicks Off 17th Annual Black Arts Festival

This year, Kuumba chose the theme “Reflections on Freedom” after considering other options such as joy, struggle, and love last spring, according to the chair of the festival.

The Flight Performance
Visual Arts

The Flight Performance

Nandipha Mntambo, sculptor, photographer, and live performer, speaks about the inspirations in her artwork on Thursday evening in Carpenter Center. Presented as part of the Black History/Art History Lecture and Performance Series, Mntambo began the lecture with a seven-minute live performance surrounded by curved mirrors, which was entitled "The Flight."

Jumping into snow
College

Jumping into snow

An #ActionShot of you jumping into a snowbank will give you a pretty good shot of making onto Harvard's Campus Story

alia ali
On Campus

alia ali

Alia Ali, a Yemeni-Bosnian photographer, talks about her approach to creating images during "Process: Exhibition Opening and Artist Talk" at Gutman Library on Friday evening.

myth
On Campus

myth

The Parker Quartet performs during Project Lens, an initiative exploring the connections between classical music and social issues, at Paine Music Hall on Friday evening.

myth
On Campus

Considering the Myth of Violence in Music and Society

"Project LENS: The Myth of Modern Violence" sought to reconcile Pinker’s controversial notion with the popular opinion that classical music has gradually become more harsh, dissonant, and violent over time.

Big States, Little States
College

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard

Central Administration

In Op-Ed, Law Profs Call for University Governance Changes

Jeffrey K. McDonough Artwork
Scrutiny

Not a 9-to-5 Job

Advising Programs Office Under Construction
College

Freshman Advising: Under Construction