Photograph by Mark Skovorodko for Quanta Magazine
Teaching and learning math as a human endeavor
From early on, Americans held urban ideals: Mulberry Street, New York City, c. 1900.
Photograph courtesy of the Library of Congress
Recent books with Harvard connections
At the 2019 Artlake Festival in Germany, Chen (in red skirt) and artist Annique Delphine (pink skirt) lead Heal Her, a traveling workshop of collective storytelling and art for sexual-violence survivors.
Photograph by Molly Baber
Lena Chen transforms trauma into art and performance.
Photograph by Stu Rosner
Connecting European Old Masters with the new landscape of art history
Bearden’s stance in this ca. 1940 photograph prefigures his self-portrait in his collage Artist With Model in Studio (shown below), painted three decades later.
Photograph by Sam Shaw, ca. 1940s / Courtesy of the Romare Bearden Foundation
Brief life of a textured artist: 1911-1988
The Kupermans choreographed the 2019 musical Alice By Heart, a retelling of Alice in Wonderland set during the London Blitz
Photograph by Deen Van Meer
The brothers Kuperman—choreographers, directors, and storytellers
When the president cared about poverty: LBJ visits Tom Fletcher in Inez, Kentucky, April 24, 1964—an iconic image from the Great Society era
Photograph by Bettmann/Getty Images
The world’s richest nation tolerates “basically the highest child poverty rates in the developed world.”
Illustration by Stephen Collins
In her new book, Rosabeth Moss Kanter thinks “outside the building.”