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Articles: Arts

Wim Wenders speaking at Sanders Theatre on April 2

Photograph courtesy of the Mahindra Humanities Center 

Arts

Wim Wenders delivers the final installment in the 2018 Norton Lectures on Cinema. 

4.16.18

Battle hymn: surmounting the Berlin Wall, November 10, 1989, to the tune of “Ode to Joy,” a setting Beethoven scarcely imagined

Photograph by Peter Kneffel/AP IMages

Recent books with Harvard connections

May-June 2018

Richard III

Photograph by Bridgeman Art Library

Stephen Greenblatt mines Shakespeare to interpret modern times.

May-June 2018

Claire Chase

Photograph by Stu Rosner

How flutist Claire Chase signals a key change for Harvard’s music department

May-June 2018

Photograph courtesy of Jack Lueders-Booth/Gallery Kayafas

For seven years, Jack Lueders-Booth (above, left) visited the Massachusetts Correctional Institution-Framingham to teach a photography workshop several days each month. Roaming the grounds, he took women prisoners’ portraits with Polaroid, Leica, and medium-format film cameras, documenting scenes from daily life.

 

The portraits in Jack Lueders-Booth’s 40-year-old series feel even more vivid today.


May-June 2018

Sunset in Sampela, a village standing a few hundred yards from land in southwestern Indonesia. The nearest sizable island with an airstrip is a two-hour boat ride away.
Photograph by David Hu

In Indonesia, the Bajau fishermen’s way of life is under pressure.

May-June 2018

Jim and Deb Fallows in his hometown, Redlands, California

Photograph by Coco McKown

James ’70 and Deborah Fallows ’71 explore “what the hell is happening in America.”

May-June 2018

Mara Sidmore, artistic director of Applied Theatre Practice at the Bok Center
Photograph by Jim Harrison

A theatre troupe aims for higher ed.

May-June 2018

David Davidson

Photograph by Stu Rosner

A dining executive on Harvard’s changing food environment

May-June 2018