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Philanthropist Edwin Binney with Helen Willard, curator of the Harvard Theatre Collection

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(1 of 4) Edwin Binney with Helen Willard, curator of the Harvard Theatre Collection, at the exhibition opening for “The Romantic Ballet” in 1966. 

Image courtesy of the Harvard Theatre Collection

Alumni

Brief life of a philanthropic art collector: 1925-1986

12.7.20

Philanthropist Edwin Binney with Helen Willard, curator of the Harvard Theatre Collection

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(1 of 4) Edwin Binney with Helen Willard, curator of the Harvard Theatre Collection, at the exhibition opening for “The Romantic Ballet” in 1966. 

Image courtesy of the Harvard Theatre Collection

Brief life of a philanthropic art collector: 1925-1986

January-February 2021

Shelby Meyerhoff's photographic self-portrait of her head and shoulders transformed with body paints into a blue-ringed octopus

Shelby Meyerhoff uses body paint and photography to transform herself into creatures and scenes from the natural world. Photograph: a blue-ringed octopus

Photograph courtesy of Shelby Meyerhoff

Shelby Meyerhoff’s liminal, liberating body painting

January-February 2021

Producer Jeff Schaffer sits between star Larry David (left) and another cast member on the “Curb Your Enthusiasm” set.

Jeff Schaffer (in the center) on the set of Curb Your Enthusiasm with its star, Larry David, and fellow cast members

Photograph by John P. Johnson/HBO

TV writer and producer Jeff Schaffer on how to be funny

January-February 2021

David Roberts seated outdoors on a stone wall by the Charles River

Roberts pauses during a visit to the Watertown Riverfront Park Braille Trail, not far from his home.

Photograph by Martha Stewart

David Roberts: A lifetime of adventures, risks, and rewards

January-February 2021

A selection of our readers’ and writers’ favorite longform profiles

11.23.20

Michael Fabiano in the Associated Press newsroom

Michael Fabiano, A.L.M. ’16, in the AP newsroom.

Photo courtesy of the AP

The AP’s Michael Fabiano on the 2020 election

10.14.20

Ross Douthat standing in a wooded park

Ross Douthat sees American society stagnating amid tired culture wars and a gridlocked political system.

Photograph by Stu Rosner

New York Times columnist Ross Douthat’s journey through American decadence and upheaval

November-December 2020

Portrait photograph of a middle-aged Lorenzo Tañada as a Philippine senator

Lorenzo Tañada as a senator (in an undated portrait) 

Portrait courtesy of the National Library of the Philippines /Wikipedia/Public Domain

Brief life of a Philippine patriot: 1898-1992

November-December 2020