Browsing: Carpenter Center

Articles Installation view, Embodied Absence: Chilean Art of the 1970s Now, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Sert Gallery, Oct 27, 2016–Jan 8, 2017. Shown: Luz Donoso, 
Señalamientos con cuerpo estrecho (Signage with Narrow Body), c. 1979. Courtesy Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University.
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See It Before It’s Gone: Embodied Absence

In a playful sequence from Cecilia Vicuña’s 1980 film Sol y Dar y Dad, una palabra bailada, a danced word, the viewer’s attention is directed towards a female character, presumably the artist. Her back is leaned against the door of…

Feature Mare Liberum
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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…

Magazine Aaron Siskind, Rome, Gelatin silver print, 1963.
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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.…