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Articles: Arts

Head and torso of a man painted by Michelangelo on the Sistine Chapel ceiling.

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(1of 4) Details from The Sistine Chapel: Michelangelo’s ceiling

Photograph © Vatican Museum

Arts

Nicholas Callaway publishes the Sistine Chapel in closeup.

2.9.21

A collage of emblematic figures in American history set against the Stars and Stripes

Illustration by Alex Williamson.

In a new book, Louis Menand probes the cultural currents of postwar America.

March-April 2021

Groovy clocks from The Glass House

Photograph courtesy of The Glass House

Holiday gifts that support the arts

November-December 2020

In Harvard Yard, workers unload gigantic heads of lettuce and other greens from a truck prominently labeled United Farm Workers as students celebrate the University's decision to support the union workers by buying only UFW-certified produce.

Illustration by Mark Steele

Headlines from Harvard’s history

November-December 2020

Correspondence on not-so-famous lost words

November-December 2020

Red graphic which reads At Home with Harvard: Sounds of Music

  

A selection of our stories on musicians, composers, conductors, music scholars, and more 

10.2.20

Headshot portraits of: Roberto Gonzales, Peggy Koenig, Michelle Rodriguez, Julio Reyes Copello, Sergio Trujillo

Clockwise from top left: Roberto Gonzales, Peggy Koenig, Michelle Rodriguez, Julio Reyes Copello, Sergio Trujillo
Image collage by Niko Yaitanes/Harvard Magazine

Sociologist Roberto Gonzales’s research is becoming a musical.

10.1.20

A correspondence corner for not-so-famous lost words

September-October 2020

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