Your independent source for Harvard news since 1898

Your independent source for Harvard news since 1898

Articles: Arts

A rehearsal scene from The Squirrel Plays

Courtesy of Olivia Munk

Arts

A graduate’s foray into the “real world” of fringe theater

7.19.18

MAA MoCA is housed in a repurposed industrial mill conplex in North Adams, Masachusetts.

Photograph courtesy of MASS MoCA

MASS MoCA’s summer smorgasbord

July-August 2018

If I was standing alone I wouldn’t stand it at all (2017)

Photograph by Jason Wyche; © Kevin Beasley

Sculptures that resonate with what’s not there

July-August 2018

The daylily garden

Photograph courtesy of the Heritage Museums and Gardens

Cape Cod’s Heritage Museums & Gardens

July-August 2018

Photograph of gymsuit by Kevin Grady/Radcliffe Institute

Lest young ladies’ “tides” be deranged

July-August 2018

Correspondence on not-so-famous lost words

July-August 2018

Illustration by Sonia Pulido

Keith Gessen’s second novel deftly interweaves politics and personal history.

July-August 2018

When sail was swift. Pallada in Nagasaki (1854; no artist given), from A World of Empires.

Photograph by Paul Fearn/Alamy Stock Photo

Recent books with Harvard connections

July-August 2018

Robert Humphreville, a frequent Harvard Film Archive accompanist, says he’s mostly asked to play comedies, especially from “the big three”: Charlie Chaplin, Harold Lloyd, and Buster Keaton. (A scene from Keaton’s Sherlock Jr. appears over his shoulder.)

Photograph by Stu Rosner

Three pianists making silent film sing

July-August 2018