The Harvard Art Museums exhibit “Flowers of Evil: Symbolist Drawings, 1870–1910,” on view through Aug. 14, borrows its name from the 1857 collection of symbolist poems about decadence and eroticism by the French poet Charles Baudelaire. It also captures the essence of an artistic movement that sought to render the invisible visible through the use of color, form, and composition.
“Babar Comes to Houghton” in an exhibition to celebrate a donation from author Laurent de Brunhoff and his wife, Radcliffe alumna Phyllis Rose.
Professor Michael Puett has brought his popular undergraduate class on Chinese philosophy to a wider audience with “The Path.”
The Harvard metaLAB, a design studio and creative research lab affiliated with the Berkman Center for Internet & Society, reaches across disciplines to create new multimedia projects.
Sarah Elizabeth Lewis, assistant professor of the history of art and architecture and African and African-American studies, guest edited the magazine Aperture, producing an issue called “Vision & Justice,” the first on African-Americans, race, and photography for the magazine.
Magdalene “Maggie” Zier turned her senior thesis about anti-lynching plays into a live performance at Harvard Law School.
“Drawings from the Age of Bruegel, Rubens, and Rembrandt” serves as an intimate study of art in progress.
A dedicated group of students work hard to make WHRB, Harvard’s 24-hour radio station, run 365 days a year.
Allston artist Konstantin Simun’s sculptures are inspired by his environment. His work is on display at the Harvard Ed Portal’s Crossings Gallery.
With more than 25 languages offered each semester, the African Language Program at Harvard is the world’s foremost.
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Playwright and activist Eve Ensler returns to the A.R.T. with a one-woman show, exploring how her work with women brutalized by sexual violence in the Congo helped her fight uterine cancer.
“Seeds of Culture: The Portraits and Stories of Native American Women” is on view through May 28 at the Johnson-Kulukundis Family Gallery. The exhibit features 25 photos of Native American women, with interviews, written narratives, music, and song.
The annual Arts First festival showcased many forms of imaginative expression and creativity across Harvard.
In honor of his creative achievements, architect Frank Gehry received the Harvard Arts Medal in a ceremony that marked the kickoff to Arts First, Harvard’s four-day celebration of student and faculty creativity.
The Gazette visited the Weissman Preservation Center to see how conservators preserve Harvard’s rare and unique collections.
Michael Meo, who will graduate from the Harvard Graduate School of Design in May, led 22 people of all ages and abilities on a grueling 1,000-mile bicycle trek through the Mexican desert, which became the subject of his master's thesis.
Cartoonist and visiting lecturer Peter Kuper spoke to the Gazette about comics as an art form, and some of the comic materials in Harvard's collections.
On the 400th anniversary of Miguel de Cervantes’ death, the Gazette sat down with Professor Mary Gaylord to talk about the lasting influence of “Don Quixote.”
Sexism, racism, and even neglect can stand in the way of a great writer receiving a Nobel Prize. But of all the barriers, it is language that remains ...
The American Repertory Theater’s new season takes aim at some important topics, including class, gender identity, turning points in Irish and Argentinian history, and the crisis facing American education.