Browsing: Harvard Art Museums

Feature Emily Kam Kngwarray, "Anwerlarr angerr (Big yam)," 1996. Synthetic polymer paint on canvas. National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Purchased by the National Gallery Women's Association to mark the directorship of Dr. Timothy Potts, 1998, 1998.337.a–d. © Emily Kam Kngwarray/© 2015 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/VISCOPY, Australia.
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…

Feature Corita Kent mary does laugh 1964. 30 x 40" Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Margaret Fisher Fund © Courtesy of the Corita Art Center, Immaculate Heart Community, Los Angeles
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…

Articles Installation at ICA, Photo credit: Charles Mayer.
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…