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.
In a year like no other, read a selection of Harvard Magazine stories on the forces that will shape the presidential election outcome.
Confronting “some of the most challenging images in the history of photography”
Photograph by Steph Stevens
How apocalyptic narratives help make sense of the modern world
Photograph courtesy of Martin Puchner
A German American scholar is unsettled by an ancestor’s secret.
A selection of our stories on musicians, composers, conductors, music scholars, and more
Our coverage of Harvard’s libraries, more relevant than ever in an online world
Photograph by Jacquelyn Martin/Associated Press
Harvard Law School professor Noah Feldman’s constitutionalism is a branch of the humanities.