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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.

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.

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.

New Sculpture at the Harvard Art Museums
Visual Arts

Photos of the Day (04/20/2015)

Triangle Constellation
On Campus

‘Triangle Constellation’ Celebrates Harvard Art Museums’ Expansion

On April 17, the Harvard Art Museums inaugurated Carlos Amorales's "Triangle Constellation," a specially-commissioned installation that seeks to celebrate the historical transformation of the buildings.

Entrance to the Cooper Gallery
Visual Arts

At Crossroads: The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery

In addition to addressing this historical need, the Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art serves as an idiosyncratic institution that exists simultaneously at the intersection of art, academia, and sociopolitical discussion by developing and maintaining close, symbiotic relationships with both the Harvard Art Museums and the Hutchins Center.

Preparing John Harvard
On Campus

Preparing John Harvard

Standing atop a ladder, project assistant Benjii Simmersbach prepares the John Harvard statue for the upcoming projection project. The John Harvard Projection, a large-scale projection installation by the artist Krzysztof Wodiczko commissioned by the Harvard University Committee on the Arts, will run from April 20 to April 27, animating the statue with faces, voices, words and gestures of Harvard University students based on a series of recorded video interviews conducted by the artist.

General UC Meeting
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Photos of the Weekend (4/19/15)

"Six Microphones"
Visual Arts

"Six Microphones"

Robert Pietrusko stands amongst his exhibit “Six Microphones,” during its reception at the Carpenter Center on Saturday afternoon. The exhibit explores the role of audio feedback in the relationship between sound, space, and the body.

The Choice
College

The Choice

"The Choice," a play by Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel, premiered Sunday night in Sanders Theatre. It was a tribute to the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz.

Projecting John Harvard
Visual Arts

Projecting John Harvard

Carpenter Center Director James Voorhies introduces "Staging Ground for the Visual Arts: A Conversation with Martin Beck and Liz Lerman" on Thursday night. The discussion included renowned artist Beck and choreographer Lerman, who drew from their personal artistic experiences both in and out of the Carpenter Center to discuss the role of the arts in exhibition and education at Harvard.

Time Indifferences
Visual Arts

Time Indifferences

Shuddhabrata Sengupta, right, a representative at the Raqs Media Collective, and Homi Bhabha, a professor of English and the director of the Mahindra Humanities Center discuss art that deal with the concept of time after a short lecture.

Visual Arts

MFA Celebrates Japanese Culture with New Exhibits

To celebrate the 125th anniversary of the founding of the Department of Asian Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, the museum has planned a tribute to Japanese culture with an extensive, season-long event. "Hokusai" and "In the Wake"—two vastly different exhibitions—kick off this exploration of Asian art.

In the Studio: Working on a VES Senior Thesis
Books

In the Studio: Working on a VES Senior Thesis

Massachusetts Hall
FAS

Graduate Students Start Movement To Unionize

Central Administration

Amidst Title IX Debate, Law Faculty Raise Governance Concerns

John Stilgoe Office
College

John Stilgoe’s Secret History

Big States, Little States
College

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard