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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

Illustration by Peter Horvath

Steven Pinker’s Enlightenment Now defends science from modern-day foes.

March-April 2018

A flyer Gorey illustrated for a 1952 Poets' Theatre performance.

Edward Gorey/ Announcement for The Poets’ Theatre performance in Fogg Museum Court, May, 1952/ Offset lithography on paper, 5 1/2 x 14 in./©The Edward Gorey Charitable Trust

Edward Gorey’s own art collection at the Wadsworth Atheneum

March-April 2018

The Pursuit (1771-72), from Jean-Honoré Fragonard’s series The Pursuit of Love, designed for a chateau belonging to Mme. Du Barry, mistress of Louis XV

Painting from Bridgeman Art Library

Recent books with Harvard connections

March-April 2018

Silhouette by Joseph Cranston Jones from The Tree Named John by John B. Sale, The University of North Carolina Press, 1929

The power and legacy of African-American folktales

March-April 2018

Alain Locke in an undated photograph

Photograph courtesy of Moorland-Spingarn Research Center/Howard University

Rediscovering Alain Locke and the project of black self-realization

March-April 2018

Nancy Churnin’s biographies for children span time and space. 

 

 
 

Nancy Churnin’s picture-book biographies for children span time and space.

January-February 2018

Father Columba Stewart

Photograph by Guytano Magno/Hill Museum & Manuscript Library/Saint John’s University

A globe-trotting monk with the Benedictine “survival gene” seeks out treasured manuscripts.

January-February 2018

Recent books with Harvard connections

January-February 2018