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Prince Shōtoku at Age Two, a thirteenth-century Japanese icon made of wood with inlaid quartz eyes

Image courtesy of the Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Partial and promised gift of Walter C. Sedgwick in memory of Ellery Sedgwick Sr. and Ellery Sedgwick Jr., 2019.122.

Arts

A Harvard Art Museums exhibit reunites a thirteenth-century Japanese icon with artifacts it once held.

6.17.19

Correspondence on not-so-famous lost words

January-February 2019

 Maurice Lalau image for “The Juggler of Notre Dame,” by Anatole France (1924)

(Click on arrow at right to see a gallery of images.) Maurice Lalau image for “The Juggler of Notre Dame,” by Anatole France (1924)

Image courtesy of Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection

A Dumbarton Oaks exhibition connects “an enchanted past” to the human condition.

November-December 2018

(Click on arrow at right to see a gallery of images.) The stained-glass image of the juggler, commissioned for the exhibition, from Atelier Miller, at the entry to Dumbarton Oaks

Image courtesy of Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection

“Juggling” literary history at Dumbarton Oaks

10.16.18

Correspondence on not-so-famous lost words

November-December 2018

Shane McCrae

Photograph by Robert Adam Mayer

The propulsive intensity of Shane McCrae’s poetry

November-December 2018

Two Harvard doctors on William Carlos Williams

November-December 2018

Millicent Todd Bingham looks over her mother’s shoulder in this double portrait from 1931.

Millicent Todd Bingham looks over her mother’s shoulder in this double portrait from 1931.

Photograph courtesy of the Todd-Bingham Picture Collection (MS 496E). Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University Library

Brief life of an unlikely Dickinson scholar

November-December 2018

Jorie Graham’s challenging lyrics use language to give readers the experience of the poem. 

9.20.18