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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

Howardena Pindell’s Untitled #4D

Image courtesy of the artist and the Rose Art Museum

Works by Howardena Pindell at the Rose Art Museum

March-April 2019

A serene and snowy moment in historic Portland

Photograph courtesy of Corey Templeton Photography

Enjoying Portland, Maine, in the “off-season”

January-February 2019

An example of a quipu from Peru's Nazca Province 

Gift of Robert Woods Bliss, 1942 © President and Fellows of Harvard College, Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, PM# 42-28-30/4532

“Cecilia Vicuña: Disappeared Quipu,” at the MFA

January-February 2019

A miniature version of a New England high-post bed (ca. 1750-1765), with historically accurate bed furnishings by Natalie Larson

Object on loan courtesy of Natalie and Bruce Larson

Photograph courtesy of the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

A Wadsworth Atheneum and Museum exhibit reveals how we once slept.

January-February 2019

Journal from Houghton Library/Photograph by Harvard Library Imaging Services

Houghton Library, MS Eng 1610, vol. 2, frontispiece

…and a possible clue in the stacks

January-February 2019

A boat cast adrift: visualizing the text, “Though the orange tree isle / Remain fast in its color, / ’Tis not such change, / But this drifting boat’s whither / That is beyond all knowing.”

Image courtesy of the Harvard Art Museums Imaging Department ©President and Fellows of Harvard College

A magnificent set of images, published—and exhibited

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