Crimson staff writer
Arts Vanity: Art That I Hate (For No Reason)
I, too, am impressed by the impeccable sheen of the velvet on More’s sleeves. Hans Holbein nonetheless chose an unflattering angle and that expression for his face.
On ‘Jesus Is King,’ Kanye Tests His Fans
This music was not meant for the Ye fanbase; it’s just West personally evolving, in the public eye.
From Boston Calling 2019: Sunday Sound Bites
Hits like “Primadonna” and Clean Bandit’s “Baby,” on which she is featured, were exciting to see performed live, but the highly edited, quickly changing nature imagery on the background display made little sense with her costume, dance, and overall stage.
From Boston Calling 2019: Travis Scott is the Highest in the Room
During one of the show’s best transitions, Scott appeared magically on the lower tier of the hanging podium and noted that there was only one more mode that he and the already-riled audience could possibly reach.
From Boston Calling 2019: Hozier’s Ardor in Serenity
Familiarity with Hozier made the lights brighter and his melodies more heart-wrenching, but the concert experience would be enjoyable to any.
Boston Calling 2019
The Harvard Crimson sends three writers — Allison J. Scharmann '21, Jack M. Schroeder '21, and Shruthi Venkata '22 — to cover Boston Calling Music Festival.
From Boston Calling 2019: Anderson .Paak and The Free Nationals Dazzle
Through a mélange of the most up-and-coming of his own music, Anderson .Paak’s show at Boston Calling displayed a level of performative genius.
From Boston Calling 2019: A Mellow Show From Lord Huron
For noncommittal but appreciative fans of Lord Huron’s style of country-tinged indie-folk music, the concert was unenthralling after the first song.
From Boston Calling 2019: Mura Masa and Bonzai, A Performance Duo
At his Boston Calling performance on Friday afternoon, touring singer Bonzai, now known as Cosha, stole the show with her vivid stage presence.
Vesalius to Van Gogh: Medicine’s Niche in Art and Vice Versa
The “Mona Lisa” may have had a thyroid condition. The “Vitruvian Man” may have had a hernia in his groin. The “Gypsy Girl With Mandolin” may have had rheumatoid arthritis. The distinguished subjects of art sometimes had diseases, and often, so did the artists themselves.