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Akhil Sharma

Photograph by Nicholas Prakas

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Akhil Sharma is less interested in ideology in itself than in politics as a backdrop to emotional conflict.

8.14.17

Akhil Sharma

Photograph by Nicholas Prakas

Akhil Sharma is less interested in ideology in itself than in politics as a backdrop to emotional conflict.

8.14.17

Members of the Asian Tour sing on the steps of Dubrovnik Cathedral in August 1967.

Photograph by Hal Gibbons

Fifty years after they sang their way around the globe as undergraduates, they returned to Cambridge with full hearts and voices. 

8.9.17

A drawing of the 20 x 24 camera presented to Polaroid shareholders at the 1982 annual meeting

Diagram of 20 x 24 camera from Annual Meeting, May 1982. Polaroid Corporation Administrative Records, Baker Library, Harvard Business School.

Why did Polaroid build cameras this big?

September-October 2017

James Coe’s backyard and frog pond are worthy of their own plein air paintings.

Photograph by Stu Rosner

Landscape and bird artist James Coe reflects the Hudson Valley

September-October 2017

Correspondence on not-so-famous lost words

September-October 2017

The world’s most famous fruit-plucking: detail from Hugo van der Goes, The Fall (after 1479)

Painting detail from Bridgeman Images

Stephen Greenblatt explores the myths and meanings of Adam and Eve.

September-October 2017

The artist as master colorist: Henri Matisse, Woman with a Hat (Femme au Chapeau), 1905

Wikimedia Commons

John Kenneth Galbraith’s letters, Linda Greenhouse, color in art, and more

September-October 2017

Malka Older

Courtesy of Malka Older

Sci-fi meets the political thriller.

September-October 2017