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MFA Offers Young Artists Space to Exhibit Their Collections

Despite the unity of the subject matter, Kim’s work exhibits a remarkable range, with a Wayne Thiebault-esque canvas of peanut butter cups, a bronze relief of a bitten Oreo, and a wall of small oil paintings arranged Salon-style in unique frames, featuring portraits of commonplace snack foods like Teddy Grahams, Goldfish, and animal crackers.

Visual Arts

Artifacts Take Their Rightful Place as Art

Etruscan, Greek, Chinese, and Islamic vases find a place among the vast collection of the Harvard Art Museum alongside the work of European masters like Rembrandt, Van Gogh, and Picasso.

Visual Arts

MOBA Changes Trash to Treasure

Boasting the tagline “art too bad to be ignored,” the Boston-based Museum of Bad Art (MOBA) hails itself as “the ...

Columns

Hey There, East Cambridge, So Nice to Finally Meet You

When I was applying to colleges, I started out by listing the cities that I was willing to live in ...

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Art Scholar Bequeaths Villa to Harvard

“Miracles happen to those who believe in them,” Bernard Berenson, class of 1887, once said. And surely he must have

Profs May Be Offered Buyout

In February, Harvard announced an early retirement incentive package for staff members. Now, the faculty may be next. The Faculty

Fine Arts Library Collection ios Relocated

The paintings of the Fogg and Busch-Reisinger collections have already moved out of 32 Quincy Street. Early this summer, the

Faculty Anticipate Science Research Funding from Obama Stimulus Package

The two-year clock has started ticking, and $21.5 billion from Obama’s stimulus package must be spent on research and development

Science Funding Delayed

Funding from a fledgling Harvard grant program for interdisciplinary science has become the University’s latest casualty of the financial crisis.

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Obama Appoints Harvard Prof As Chief Science Adviser

President-elect Obama named Harvard physicist John P. Holdren as his chief science adviser, marking the latest in a string of

Obama Expected To Appoint Harvard Prof. as Chief Science Adviser

President-elect Obama named Harvard physicist John P. Holdren as his chief science adviser, the Kennedy School announced Friday, marking the

Another Kennedy In the Senate?

A new generation of an American dynasty with long-standing ties to Harvard may be poised for political office. Caroline B.

Summers Announced As Obama Economic Advisor

President-elect Barack Obama announced that former University President Lawrence H. Summers will be heading the National Economic Council yesterday. As

University Presidents’ Salaries Rising

America may be in the midst of the worst financial crisis since the Depression, but university presidents are better off

Site Puts Focus On Local Elections

After exposure to months of campaigning, debating, and television ads, most voters will be familiar with the major presidential tickets