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Alejandro de la Fuente and Pablo Gonzalez hang exhibition labels.

Rethinking Cuban art

Cooper Gallery exhibition centers work of lesser-known artists of African descent to highlight various biases of canon  

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Jay Baruch

The lesson of an ashtray

Former Bioethics Fellow Jay Baruch ’02 recalls impatient patient who pulled her own breathing tube (and lived to tell about it) in new memoir

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Illustration of people reading on pile of books.

A page from the pros

Harvard Library staffers give their recommendations for late-summer reads

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Castor (Reginald Smith Jr.) and Patience (Talise Trevigne).

Dreams of land deferred

Tracy K. Smith’s new opera explores nation’s long history of systematic barriers to Black ownership

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Emma Eun-joo Choi

Funny lady

Emma Eun-joo Choi ’23 dishes on her NPR comedy podcast — and that guy with pay phone in his yard

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"Study for Blossoms" frame, before and after toning.

Make it new (by making it old)

Harvard Art Museums conservator Allison Jackson explains how she gilded, aged frame on 19th century painting on display

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Allan Edmunds, founder of the Brandywine Workshop and Archives,

Art with a conscience

Prints from the Brandywine Workshop and Archives, at the Harvard Art Museums, address social issues

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Julia Child on set of "The French Chef."

Becoming Julia Child

Culinary expert at Schlesinger Library, which holds celebrity chef’s archival collection, examines her enduring legacy

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