Art Talk: Reframing Photographic Histories at the Harvard Art Museums
Curator Makeda Best explores the history of photography collecting at Harvard and her work to foreground new perspectives and interpretations.
Creature Feature: Heroes and Hogs in Ancient Greece
Ph.D. candidate Sarah Eisen explores how pigs and wild boar challenged ancient Greek heroes like Odysseus and Herakles.
Art Talk: Reframing the Tianlongshan Cave Temple Fragments
Curator Sarah Laursen investigates fragments from China’s Tianlongshan cave temples and new efforts to uncover their recent history and original context.
Art Talk: Ernst Ludwig Kirchner’s Color Woodcut Technique
Christina Taylor demonstrates the color woodcut printing technique Ernst Ludwig Kirchner used to create the dynamic print Bathers Tossing Reeds.
Haiku and You: Painting Edo and the Arnold Arboretum
Learn about haiku in the Edo period and explore haiku as a creative practice, inspired by the Arnold Arboretum and the Painting Edo exhibition.
Art Talk: The Abject Object—Decay and Irreverence in Dieter Roth’s Multiples
Explore Dieter Roth’s use of unconventional and irreverent materials in his works.
The Botany of a Buddhist Sculpture: Hinoki Cypress and Prince Shōtoku at Age Two
Get up close with the extraordinary sculpture Prince Shōtoku at Age Two and discover new insights gained from collaborative research with the Arnold Arboretum.
Art Talk: Picturing the Modern Home—Lucia Moholy’s Bauhaus Living Room
Learn about the historically overlooked role Lucia Moholy played in promoting a Bauhaus vision of modern living.