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Dan Chiasson at home in front of a “sometimes delightful, sometimes disturbing” mural by David Teng Olsen, which appears in The Math Campers.

Dan Chiasson at home in front of a “sometimes delightful, sometimes disturbing” mural by David Teng Olsen, which appears in The Math Campers.

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Arts

Poet-critic Dan Chiasson and The Math Campers

10.8.20

Photograph of Edo era fan depicting Mount Fuji and Mount Tsukuba on alternate sides

Photograph courtesy of the Harvard Art Museums/Promised gift of Robert S. and Betsy G. Feinberg

This folding fan enfolds two sacred mountains.

November-December 2020

Groovy clocks from The Glass House

Photograph courtesy of The Glass House

Holiday gifts that support the arts

November-December 2020

Claude Monet's painting of clouds, fields, and poplars

Meadow with Poplars (circa 1875)

Claude Monet/Courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts

Winter exhibits at the Museum of Fine Arts

November-December 2020

Black and white photo of a group of Vietnamese children, titled “Schoolchildren Playing Cards”

In college, Mark Erickson returned to his birthplace, capturing his experience in photographs such as those shown here, all taken in Hanoi. This is “Schoolchildren Playing Cards.”

Photograph by and courtesy of Mark Erickson

Photographer Mark Erickson on the Vietnam he never knew

November-December 2020

A framed drawing titled Accompanied: Two Views of the Sea, 2017-2020, by Marilyn Pappas and Jill Slosburg-Ackerman.

Accompanied: Two Views of the Sea, 2017-2020, by Marilyn Pappas and Jill Slosburg-Ackerman.
Photograph by Julia Featheringill.

A Radcliffe exhibition explores a lifetime of artwork and female friendship

9.30.20

Beds were set up for Spanish flu patients outside the Harvard-affiliated Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in 1918.
Photograph courtesy of the Brigham and Women's Hospital Archives

Fall semester interrupted, a century ago

6.23.20

Photograph of Jenny Odell

Jenny Odell
Screenshot by Harvard Magazine

Artist Jenny Odell speaks at the Graduate School of Design Class Day ceremony.

5.28.20

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(1 of 5) Untitled, Toni Morrison, 2006 by Robert McCurdy

© Robert McCurdy/National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Gift of Ian M. and Annette P. Cumming

 

Alumnus-commissioned paintings of global luminaries are now a landmark gift to the National Portrait Gallery.

5.27.20