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Articles: Arts

Head and torso of a man painted by Michelangelo on the Sistine Chapel ceiling.

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(1of 4) Details from The Sistine Chapel: Michelangelo’s ceiling

Photograph © Vatican Museum

Arts

Nicholas Callaway publishes the Sistine Chapel in closeup.

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Head and torso of a man painted by Michelangelo on the Sistine Chapel ceiling.

(Click on arrow at right to view additonal images)
(1of 4) Details from The Sistine Chapel: Michelangelo’s ceiling

Photograph © Vatican Museum

Nicholas Callaway publishes the Sistine Chapel in closeup.

March-April 2021

Historic photograph of heap of fabric scraps

The heap: a mound of scrap fabric documents an industry, and a term.

Photograph courtesy of Hanna Rose Shell

“From Devil’s Dust to the Renaissance of Rags”—a surprising account of scrap

March-April 2021

An illustration showing a human head in profile, suggesting the elements of distinctive Western psychology

Illustration by Matt Chase, from the book

Reinterpreting the distinctive psychology of the human West

March-April 2021

Photograph of author Justin Deabler

Justin Deabler

Photograph Courtesy of Justin Deabler

Fiction about “the power that comes to us when we uncloset ourselves”

March-April 2021

Historic images of Francis Drake and Elizabeth I, who feature in a new book by Laurence Bergreen

Francis Drake and Elizabeth I, the stars of Laurence Bergreen’s new seafaring epic

Public Domain

Recent books with Harvard connections

March-April 2021

Correspondence on not-so-famous lost words

March-April 2021

Photo of a cheerleader group composed of elderly women, all in red tops and white skirts, with pompoms

A senior cheer group

Photograph courtesy of Lance Oppenheim

Documentarian Lance Oppenheim explores life in The Villages.

March-April 2021

Vanity Fair editor-in-chief Radhika Jones poses stylishly in a studio

Radhika Jones

Photograph by Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times/Contour RA/Getty Images

Radhika Jones at the helm of Vanity Fair

March-April 2021