This ornamental line drawing in red suggests the shape of a flower, with the petals inscribed in a circular outline. A few lines of handwriting are at the bottom of the paper.

The Beginnings of Art History at Harvard, Part 2: Charles Herbert Moore, John Ruskin, and the Teaching of Drawing

With John Ruskin’s guidance, Harvard’s Fine Arts instructor Charles Herbert Moore established drawing and the practice of copying as the foundation to the study of art history in the United States.
A black and white print portrays a female artist sitting in her studio, surrounded by her paintings, prints, and tools.

LaToya M. Hobbs and the Art of Citation

In her print series Carving Out Time, LaToya Hobbs references works by seven Black American artists; Harvard graduate student Nora Rosengarten shares a reading list for visitors to learn more about the artists that inspire Hobbs.

By Nora M. Rosengarten

Visitor Guide

Welcome to the Harvard Art Museums! We are three museums—the Fogg, Busch-Reisinger, and Arthur M. Sackler—all in one building. Have fun exploring our galleries; just ask any staff member for help finding your way.