Visual Arts

Visual Arts

Youth Shelter Displays Art Exhibition

Aiming to bring awareness to youth homelessness through artwork, the Y2Y homeless shelter hosted an art exhibition on Saturday as part of this weekend’s Arts First Festival.

Dan Fu '18 and Serena Wang '16 at Arts First Festival
Visual Arts

Students Put Creativity on Display at Arts First

​This weekend, students, faculty, and Cambridge residents came together for the 24th annual Arts First festival, a showcase of a variety of art forms including dance, music, theatre, and public art.

Harvard Pow Wow
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Photos of the Weekend 05.01.16

Photographer Matika Wilbur
Visual Arts

Photographer Matika Wilbur

Photographer Matika Wilbur delivers an opening talk for her exhibition "Seeds of Culture: The Portraits and Stories of Native American Women,” at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study Thursday afternoon. The exhibition will run through May 28.

Annenberg's New Portrait
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First Black Harvard College Graduate Honored With Portrait

​Amid songs, speeches, and roaring applause, Harvard administrators unveiled a portrait of Richard T. Greener, Class of 1870, the College’s first African American graduate, in Annenberg Hall.

Honoring Frank Gehry
Visual Arts

Gehry First Architect to Receive Harvard Arts Medal

Kicking off the 24th annual Arts First Festival, Frank O. Gehry became the first architect to receive the annual Harvard Arts Medal from University President Drew G. Faust in a ceremony Thursday.

The Global Exposure Project Pop-Up Exhibition
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Pop-Up Exhibit Features Student Photography

Photographs from around the world are scattered throughout the third floors of the Harvard Peabody and Natural History Museums this week as a part of a pop-up exhibit called “Global Exposure.”

Photographer Matika Wilbur
Visual Arts

Native American Artist Focuses Lens on Women’s Rights

​Native American artist Matika Wilbur addressed issues of cultural marginalization and the violation of women’s rights in indigenous populations through her photography exhibition at the Radcliffe Institute of Advanced Study on Thursday.

Crime

Photographer Captures Reality of Juvenile Detention System

Speaking over a slideshow of his photography, video, and audio recordings, photographer Richard Ross presented his work shedding light on the juvenile prison system on Wednesday.

“Where Do We Go From Here?”
Visual Arts

“Where Do We Go From Here?”

Glass pillars stand in front of Widener Library as part of a public art installation that responds to the Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault. The installation is part of the ArtsFirst festival that will take place this weekend.

Arts 2016 Supplement Image
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Arts 2016 Supplement Image

Graphic Novels
Books

Graphic Novels

Students read “Nat Turner,” a graphic novel by Kyle Baker during class with special guest lecturer Professor James Peterson.

Arts 2016 Supplement Image

The Creative Classroom

The Crimson Arts delves into the curricular arts—academic projects, faculty perspectives, and interdisciplinary hidden gems—for its first-ever themed spring supplement.

Politics of Film
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Politics of Film

Academy Award-winning director and producer Irwin Winkler spoke with moderator Brandon Terry about politics of film Friday at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum.

Student Tour Guides
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Student Tour Guides