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A rehearsal scene from The Squirrel Plays

Courtesy of Olivia Munk

Arts

A graduate’s foray into the “real world” of fringe theater

7.19.18

Click to see full image of the Ziegler models.
Photograph by Jim Harrison

Artifacts of embryology


May-June 2018

Willi Baumeister, Growth of the Crystals II | Wachstum der Kristalle II, 1947/52. Oil with resin and putty on hardboard.
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Partial gift of Felicitas Baumeister and Jochen Gutbrod and purchase through the generosity of the German Friends of the Busch-Reisinger Museum, 2016.211. © 2017 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn. Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College. 

Taking stock of an overlooked cohort of artists: those who, during World War II, stayed in Germany—and survived

2.9.18

April’s Little Poland Festival

Courtesy of the Little Poland Festival, New Britain, Connecticut

New Britain’s “Little Poland” and museum of American art

March-April 2018

A flyer Gorey illustrated for a 1952 Poets' Theatre performance.

Edward Gorey/ Announcement for The Poets’ Theatre performance in Fogg Museum Court, May, 1952/ Offset lithography on paper, 5 1/2 x 14 in./©The Edward Gorey Charitable Trust

Edward Gorey’s own art collection at the Wadsworth Atheneum

March-April 2018

Photograph courtesy of Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection. Manuscript acquired with assistance from the B.H. Breslauer Foundation

Rare and beautiful, then and now: a Byzantine codex at Dumbarton Oaks

March-April 2018

Makeda Best
Photograph by Jim Harrison

Focusing on the Harvard Art Museums’ new photography curator

March-April 2018

A portrait of Benjamin Franklin painted by Robert Feke

Robert Feke’s rendering of Benjamin Franklin

Courtesy of the Harvard University Portrait Collection, Bequest of Dr. John Collins Warren, 1856

Two hundred and seventy years ago, Benjamin Franklin did something highly unusual. He retired.

1.16.18

A scene from Newport’s dramatic Cliff Walk

Photograph courtesy of Discover Newport

Visiting Newport, Rhode Island, during the winter

January-February 2018