Browsing: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts

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Interview with Allison Smith

On September 16th, visitors to Cambridge Common Park may do a double take when they encounter a large black Windsor chair in the midst of the numerous war memorials and monuments. Curious passersby may sit with a friend or stranger…

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A Building Session with Mare Liberum

Mare Liberum is self-described as “a freeform publishing, boatbuilding and waterfront art collective based in the Gowanus area of Brooklyn, New York.” While the group is in residence at Harvard’s Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, they continue their ongoing…

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Circa 1963, a History Lesson

Opening a year of exhibitions celebrating the 50th anniversary of Harvard’s Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts is Circa 1963. The work on display is supposed to represent the artistic context that birthed both the Carpenter Center and these works.…