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(1 of 5) Edwin Olsen and Blake Clark, The Colour of an Old City: A Map of Boston, Decorative and Historical, 1926
Map courtesy of the Harvard Map Collection
An exhibition maps the making of a metropolis.
Tani Bunchō, Grasses and Moon (detail), Japanese, Edo period, 1817.
Image: John Tsantes and Neil Greentree; © Robert Feinberg.
Paintings from the Edo period convey “a powerful sense of there-ness.”
Manuscript courtesy of Houghton Library/Photograph by Harvard Library Imaging Services
Consequences of book-breaking
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Photograph by William Rittase/Courtesy of the Harvard University Archives
What William Rittase found when he came to Harvard in 1932
The casual Map Room Tea Lounge offers “bar bites,” like the charcuterie board and tartines
Photograph by Binita Patel
The Boston Public Library’s cozy winter hideout
Provincetown’s winter harbor
Photograph by Age Fotostock/Alamy Stock Photo
Just enough art, culture, terrific food, and lively conversation....
John Christian Anderson’s Sacrificial Lamb
Photograph by Will Howcroft
Revealing sculptures at the Fuller Craft Museum, in Brockton
Bearden’s stance in this ca. 1940 photograph prefigures his self-portrait in his collage Artist With Model in Studio (shown below), painted three decades later.
Photograph by Sam Shaw, ca. 1940s / Courtesy of the Romare Bearden Foundation
Brief life of a textured artist: 1911-1988