Visual Arts

Ghungroo
On Campus

Making Space: Diversity, Inclusion, and the Arts at Harvard

As Harvard’s undergraduate student body has grown ever more diverse, many challenges remain in making the University a fully inclusive institution for all those admitted. According to The Crimson’s annual survey of graduating seniors, students of color at Harvard are less likely to concentrate in the arts and humanities than their white peers. But both faculty and students say that making the arts more open has rarely been so important.

15Q With Carrie Mae Weems
Visual Arts

15Q With Carrie Mae Weems

Carrie Mae Weems’ "I Once Knew a Girl…" shows at the Hutchins Center’s Cooper Gallery on Mt Auburn St.

15Q With Carrie Mae Weems
Visual Arts

15Q With Carrie Mae Weems

"I once knew a girl..." is small but powerful curation of photographs, text and videos among other mediums.

15Q with Carrie Mae Weems
Visual Arts

15Q with Carrie Mae Weems

Weem's exhibit intimately explores Weems’ entrancing engagement with Beauty, Legacies, and Landscapes.

Arts 2016 Year-in-Review Data
Books

The Arts 2016 Year-in-Review Survey Results

The numbers have been crunched and the results are in. The Harvard Crimson's arts board is proud to present the top 10 films, musics, books, TV shows, campus theater productions, and events, as determined by a Harvard-wide survey.

VES 56s
On Campus

The Frontier between the Arts and Sciences: Harvard's Pioneers

Harvard College promises its undergraduates a liberal arts education, but under its online course catalog, departmental classes are categorized under four distinct headings. The widespread ingrained sense of division between the arts and sciences traces back to popular ideas about brain lateralization: The left hemisphere processes logical information, and the right hemisphere, creative. But what of the students interested in studies that fall within the intersection of disciplines?

yard-student
Visual Arts

yard-student

Widener Gate
Visual Arts

Widener Gate

From Syria With Love
Visual Arts

From Syria with Love

Baraa Kouja is trying to get Westerners to understand the reality of the Syrian refugee crisis. This week, his art exhibition “From Syria with Love” stopped by Harvard’s campus to help bridge the gap.

Carbon Art Workshop
On Campus

Carbon Art Workshop

Workshop attendees test out charcoal and other carbon-based art supplies. The workshop, which focused on carbon as an art material, was hosted by the Harvard Art Museums.

Summer Night
Visual Arts

Summer Night

Visual Arts

Artist Calls For Empathy in Visual Media

Audience members of the “Socially Engaged: Public and Private Storytelling” lecture at the Harvard Art Museums witnessed first-hand the importance of emphasizing humanity in visual media Monday night.

Summer Night
On Campus

Winslow Homer’s ‘Summer Night’ Returns to Cambridge

One of Winslow Homer’s most striking works, “Summer Night,” has arrived at the Harvard Art Museums, on loan from the Musée d’Orsay until July.

On Campus

‘Embodied Absence’ Bring Chile’s Suppressed Art Back to Focus

“Embodied Absence: Chilean Art of the 1970s Now” is a new exhibition at the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, but one might encounter pieces from it, such as Luz Donoso’s “Señalamientos con cuerpo estrecho” (Signage with Narrow Body), while taking a walk through Cambridge. This is not the exhibition’s only unconventional aspect—it also largely involves performance art.

Law School Drainpipes
Visual Arts

Law School Drainpipes