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Articles: Arts

A collection of abstract geometric paintings hang above a white couch

Seligson’s “gallery” above her sofa at home

Photograph courtesy of Judith Seligson


Painter Judith Seligson’s creative juxtapositions


Celeste Ng

Celeste Ng

Photograph by Kieran Kesner

“Our Missing Hearts” embodies the author’s hope that storytelling can be an agent of change.

November-December 2022

Evan Osnos

Evan Osnos

Photograph by Lisa Abitbol

 A Harvard Magazine Q & A with Evan Osnos ’98, author of Wildland: The Making of America’s Fury


William Tamplin in his Marine Corps dress blues uniform

Translator William Tamplin joined the Marine Corps earlier this year. 

Photograph courtesy of William Tamplin

William Tamplin, Ph.D. ’20,  on the lyricism and secrecy of an Arabic literary pioneer 


Wendy Lesser standing happily among her books

Wendy Lesser

Photograph by Glenn Matsumura

The revered literary magazine editor discusses the writing (and reading) life.

July-August 2022

The seven 2022 Harvard Horzions scholars

The 2022 Harvard Horzions scholars

Photograph courtesy of Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Ph.D. students discuss subjects from aliens to infrastructural aesthetics.


Tracy K. Smith

Tracy K. Smith

Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell, Harvard University

An alumna and faculty member at a new Harvard tradition


One “beautiful” encounter set Michael Stanley on his own humane path to neurology and writing.

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Michael Stanley and the covenant of medicine

January-February 2022

Charles Duhigg at home.

Photograph of Charles Duhigg by Glenn Matsumura 

Charles Duhigg unpacks how individuals and organizations work at war, on Wall Street, and in Silicon Valley

January-February 2022