The documentary Eva Hesse, by Marcie Begleiter (2016), investigates the life and artistic practice of one of the most influential and experimental artists of the last half-century. Emerging from the male-dominated artistic milieu of 1960s minimalism, Hesse created work that pushed new boundaries as she deliberately chose complicated and often impermanent materials for her sculptures. Read more about Eva Hesse: Film Screening and Discussion
Repeats every 3 weeks every Thursday until Thu Oct 27 2016 . Also includes Thu Nov 17 2016, Wed Feb 15 2017, Thu Mar 02 2017, Thu Apr 13 2017.
Radcliffe College Room, Schlesinger Library, 3 James St., Cambridge
Presented by: Schlesinger Library at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study Admission: Free and open to the public. More information>
Famously, one is "not born a woman, but made." But what is she before?
This year-long film series will explore the power, precarity, and politics of "girlhood" through popular mythologies of "the girl" in narrative arts and visual culture. Each evening's feature presentation will feature a brief introductory program of opening remarks, film shorts, and/or selected readings.
Presented by:Learning From Performers ADMISSION: Free, tickets required. How to get tickets: Available in person at the Harvard Box Office, Farkas Hall, 10 Holyoke St., Cambridge, online, or by calling 617.496.2222 (online and phone ticket orders subject to service fees). Ticket distribution for Harvard affiliates (2 per person, with valid ID) begins Tuesday, April 18; ticket distribution for the public (2 per person) begins Thursday, April 20. Some remaining tickets may be available at the door one hour prior to event start time.
Award-winning actor John Lithgow ’67 ArD ’05 is the recipient of the 2017 Harvard Arts Medal, which will be awarded by Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust at a ceremony presented by the Office for the Arts at Harvard and the Harvard University Board of Overseers in association with the American Repertory Theater. It will include a discussion with Lithgow moderated by President Faust. This is the opening event for ARTS FIRST, Harvard University’s annual festival showcasing student and faculty creativity in the arts celebrating its 25th anniversary April 27-30. Read more about Harvard Arts Medal Ceremony Honoring Actor JOHN LITHGOW