In a new book, Louis Menand probes the cultural currents of postwar America.
Solomon Gate in its typical open position
At Houghton and Lamont libraries, a creative new entry into the Yard
Re-engaging with nature alongside the director of the Arnold Arboretum
Photograph © Vatican Museum
Nicholas Callaway publishes the Sistine Chapel in closeup.
Image courtesy of the Harvard Map Collection
The era of imaginative mapmaking
Photograph by Jeffrey Sturges
“Shen Wei: Painting in Motion,” at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Photographer Morgan Smith ’60 documents life on the precarious precipice between Mexico and the United States.
Photograph by Stu Rosner; Painting: Jeanne-Antoinette Poisson, Marquise de Pompadour (1750) by François Boucher/Courtesy of the Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Charles E. Dunlap
A curator takes a fresh look at portraits of aristocratic European women.