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Roscoe M. Curry
Visual Arts

Portrait of an Artist: Roscoe M. Curry

​New England-based photographer Roscoe M. Curry, perhaps better known by his Instagram handle “Ross the Photo Boss,” can sometimes be seen around Harvard’s campus photographing student events.

Race Course at Longchamp
Visual Arts

Studying the Strokes of Greatness at HAM

The Harvard Art Museum recently opened “Drawing: The Invention of a Modern Medium."

Shout Out to My Ex
Arts

Music Video Breakdown: ‘Shout Out to My Ex’ by Little Mix

When a music video opens with a dramatic, zoomed-in shot of Perrie Edwards mouthing “shout out to my ex,” one assumes the obvious: This is a shout out to her ex.

The Penis Pendants
Arts

Guilty Pleasures: Tom Ford’s Penis Necklace

In sizing—a sensitive topic for many—Ford’s design team has taken care to include a comprehensive array of sizes for the sensitive male ego: small, medium, and large.

Dru Donovan Photo
On Campus

VES Visiting Faculty Exhibition Prompts Conversation

The gallery, which hosts a variety of student and faculty showings throughout the year, currently houses selected works by six visiting faculty members in the Department of Visual and Environmental Studies: Lucas Blalock, Jennifer Bornstein, Paul Bush, Dru Donovan, Alexander Galloway, and Kianja Strobert.

Argentine Tango
On Campus

TDM149DA Tangoes to a Nuevo Beat

TDM149DA teaches Argentine tango through study and practice.

Anthazoa cape and skirt, Voltage Collection, van Herpen
Off Campus

3D Printers and Cosmic Mirrors: #techstyle Showcases the Future of Fashion

Through the interaction of exhibition pieces and gallery design, #techstyle aims to create an immersive environment where viewers can explore cutting-edge fashion technologies and consider how clothing, both in its design and its use, is transforming within the digital landscape.

The Vegetarian by Han Kang
Books

'The Vegetarian' Speaks Through Silence Over Sound

Though at times too shallow to stay in the reader’s mind, Kang's sparse descriptions generally cut through to essential social questions: How do traditions bind? Whom do they draw close, and whom do they suffocate? And when severed, what, if anything, is left to bind the fragile, desperate soul to its helplessly ephemeral container?

Books

‘The Japanese Lover’ Treads Softly and Touches Deep

"The Japanese Lover" crafts characters that are profoundly compelling in their complex struggle to value love despite forces—youth and age, proximity and distance, society and self—beyond their control.

On Campus

'Nine' Wants It to All Add Up

A constellation of characters—one man and 14 of the women in his life—and their interactions promise to stand at the fore of “Nine,” which runs Nov. 6-14 on the Loeb Mainstage.

Books

‘Upright Beasts’ Tries to Stand, Stumbles

The stories of "Upright Beasts," while momentarily interesting, bleed into one another with each turning of the page, rendering the overall work blurred and amorphous.

On Campus

​'References' Dreams of Love(making) and Magic

“References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot,” which runs Oct. 16-Oct.24 on the Loeb Mainstage, hopes to imbue complex real-world questions of love and loneliness with otherworldly elements of magic realism.

New Wing of the Gardner Museum
Museums

New Wing of the Gardner Museum

The new wing of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum illuminated at night during Third Thursdays: Roxbury & Jazz.

Third Thursdays at the Gardner Museum
Museums

Third Thursdays at the Gardner Museum

Museum-goers flocked to the Gardner Museum last Thursday evening for Third Thursdays: Roxbury & Jazz, during which participants completed a studio activity and examined art and music in conjunction with the galleries.

Third Thursdays at the Gardner Museum
Visual Arts

Roving Reporter: Third Thursdays with Roxbury & Jazz

Our Roving Reporter speaks with attendees at last week's jazz-themed Third Thursday at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.