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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
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
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
College

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.

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’ 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.

Waiting for Family
Visual Arts

Photos of the Day (04/20/2015)

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.

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