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Articles: Arts

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 


blue skies and green fields and music center building

The music center, sited on a bucolic hill in Groton

© Photograph courtesy of Epstein Joslin Architects

A new regional music center opens in Groton, Massachusetts.

September-October 2022

Photo of Allyson Mendenhall outside

Allyson Mendenhall

Photograph by Jim Harrison

New Harvard Alumni Association president Allyson Mendenhall

September-October 2022

Anyeley Hallová

Anyeley Hallová

Photograph courtesy of Anyeley Hallová

How urban designer and developer Anyeley Hallová became a leader in sustainable development for social justice


Volodymyr Zelenskyy at the Holodomor Memorial

Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine, at Field of Wheat, a Holodomor Memorial in Washington, D.C., in September 2021. 

Photograph courtesy of Larysa Kurylas

A Harvard graduate’s design of the newly relevant Holodomor Memorial in Washington, D.C.


Cruising on the schooner Argia 

Photograph courtesy of Argia Mystic Cruises

Visiting Mystic, Connecticut

July-August 2022

Design rendering of East Side Coastal Resiliency Project in New York City

Design renderings for the East Side Coastal Resiliency Project highlight its goals of physical and social resiliency: to protect citizens from floods and provide spaces to gather.

Project rendering by BIGNYC/Bjarke Ingels Group

A Design School class suggests how “social infrastructure” can meet societal needs.

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.


Photograph of pioneering Wexner Center for the Arts

The Wexner Center for the Arts, at Ohio State University, signaled large shifts in culture—and architecture.

A comprehensive examination of avant-garde architecture

May-June 2022