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A quilt from the Shape/View series: 2015–2017, all works hand-stitched cotton View III 43×57 in.

Courtesy of the artist and Elizabeth Leach Gallery

 

Arts

Anna Von Mertens depicts the findings of female astronomers using quilts and drawings.

11.8.18

 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

November-December 2018

Unite or Perish, Chicago (1968), by John Simmons 

Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Fund for the Acquisition of Photographs.2018.119

Eighteen photographers capture the 1930s through the 1980s.

November-December 2018

Snowy grounds at sunset

Photograph courtesy of the Trustees

Winterlights and scavenger hunts at the historic Stevens-Coolidge Place

November-December 2018

Dancers Twyla Tharp and Graciela Figueroa in After ‘Suite’ (1969)

Photograph by Jack Mitchell

A retrospective show at Boston’s ICA 

November-December 2018

A puma subduing a captive 

Image courtesy of the Harvard Art Museums (Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, 1916TL41968)

Drinking in style, from antiquity to the 1960s

November-December 2018

From the Peabody Museum collections, a reduced-scale macaw-feather fan—a burial offering—and its larger model, a real fan
Illustration by Andrew James Hamilton

Questions about how societies conceptualize, perceive, and interpret scale.

November-December 2018

(Click to see full image) “Stop Police Killings, Selma, 1965,” by Steve Schapiro
Photograph courtesy of Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Richard and Ronay Menschel Fund for the Aquisition of Photographs. 2018.115

A fresh look at the writer’s work and influences

9.19.18