Browsing: Harvard Art Museums

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Picturing Cultural Memory in “Everywhen”

“Painting is not merely illustration, but real-time communion with ancestors,” reads a wall text in Everywhen: The Eternal Present in Indigenous Art from Australia a show at the Harvard Art Museums up through September 18. Spanning several decades of work…

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Corita Kent’s Political Pop

Corita Kent and the Language of Pop is a tight survey, focused primarily on the work Kent and other pop artists produced in the mid-1960s. This span of time also maps onto Vatican II, the Catholic church’s ecumenical council that…

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Doris Salcedo at Harvard Art Museums

Just before her lecture last Tuesday night at Harvard Art Museum, Doris Salcedo sat in the last row of a lecture hall in Sackler, starring off into space. She seemed unaware of the burgeoning crowd, lost in thought, present in…