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Liz Glynn

Photograph by Evelena Ruether/Liz Glynn Studio


In Liz Glynn’s massive installations, big questions about the meaning of value


Unite or Perish, Chicago (1968), by John Simmons 

Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Fund for the Acquisition of Photographs.2018.119

Eighteen photographers capture the 1930s through the 1980s.

November-December 2018

Snowy grounds at sunset

Photograph courtesy of the Trustees

Winterlights and scavenger hunts at the historic Stevens-Coolidge Place

November-December 2018

Dancers Twyla Tharp and Graciela Figueroa in After ‘Suite’ (1969)

Photograph by Jack Mitchell

A retrospective show at Boston’s ICA 

November-December 2018

A puma subduing a captive 

Image courtesy of the Harvard Art Museums (Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, 1916TL41968)

Drinking in style, from antiquity to the 1960s

November-December 2018

Correspondence on not-so-famous lost words

November-December 2018

Philip Johnson at his iconic modernist Glass House in New Canaan, Connecticut, 1949

Photograph by Arnold Newman/Liaison Agency/Getty Images

A “star-chitect” as P.T. Barnum

November-December 2018

Standing tall: Mikimoto Ginza 2, in Tokyo, Japan: one of the new generation of striking highrises

Photograph by Edmund Sumner/View/Alamy Stock Photo

Recent books with Harvard connections

November-December 2018

From the Peabody Museum collections, a reduced-scale macaw-feather fan—a burial offering—and its larger model, a real fan
Illustration by Andrew James Hamilton

Questions about how societies conceptualize, perceive, and interpret scale.

November-December 2018