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Articles: Arts

A spoof passport written in Spanglish for the fictional country El Spirit Republic of Puerto Rico, with a domino in place of a national seal on its cover

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(1 of 12) Adál Maldonado’s The Passport, 1995, from the series The Spirit Republic of Puerto Rico.

Transfer from the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University, Gift of the artist, 2012.178. © ADзL. Image courtesy of Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum

Arts

The ubiquity of movement across man-made borders

10.7.19

Photo of a defunct Saturn dealership

Remote corporate decisions devastate local employers: a defunct Saturn dealer

Photograph by Paul Velgos/Alamy Stock Photo

“The rise of the deal and the decline of the American dream”

September-October 2019

An illustration depicting the loss of mental functioning

Photograph by Brian Light/Alamy Stock Photos

A medical anthropologist cares for his Alzheimer’s-stricken wife.

September-October 2019

Photograph of Dauphin Island, Alabama, after Hurricane Katrina, 2005, illustrating risks of coastal development as climate change progresses

Dauphin Island, Alabama, after Katrina, 2005: a recurrent, man-made disaster that ignores nature—and climate change

Photograph by Gilbert M. Gaul

Recent books with Harvard connections

September-October 2019

Photograph of redeveloped Boston Government Center, 1971

The redeveloped Government Center, Boston, 1971, and surrounding private buildings

Photograph courtesy of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

In the history of urban renewal, a glimmer of the possibilities of social policy today

September-October 2019

Elizabeth Thomas shown on her couch at home with her own small dogs, Chapek and Kafka, and her son’s large dog, Clover, whom she watches when he is away.

Elizabeth Thomas at home with her own small dogs, Chapek and Kafka, and her son’s large dog, Clover, whom she watches when he is away.

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Elizabeth Marshall Thomas’s “laser beam” insights into the lives of animals and humans

September-October 2019

Calling all Harvard Authors! Advertise your book in time for the holidays.

6.12.19

Ellen N. La Motte as a young woman

Courtesy of the Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

Brief life of a bold activist: 1873-1961

July-August 2019

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Pablo Picasso’s Les Demoiselles d’Avignon, 1907
©2019 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artist Rights Society (ARS), New York. Image from the Bridgeman Art Library

A Harvard scholar presents the “untold origins of a modern masterpiece.”

July-August 2019