Caspian: The Elements is a new exhibit featuring the evocative imagery of Chloe Dewe Mathews, the 2014 recipient of the Peabody Museum’s Robert Gardner Fellowship in Photography. The exhibit documents her extraordinary five-year journey through...Read more about Caspian: The Elements
Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Charlas en las galerias: Pigmentos y colores en la España Medieval—Lluís Borrassà. Cristina Morilla, conservadora-restauradora asociada en el Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies dará esta charla. Las charlas ponen en relieve...
Artist David Levine’s The Best New Work is a series of performances designed to deliver canonical works of art criticism to a wider audience by performing them, as personal monologues, in the exhibition venue itself. Actors drift through the galleries, gift shop, cafe, and open spaces of the building, performing their essay as though on an endless loop. The performers’ attitude, delivery, affect, and mood reflect their location, their audience, and time of day.
The Harvard Art Museums Archives is participating in Cambridge Open Archives, an annual event that offers the rare chance to visit a number of unique archives and collecting agencies in Cambridge. Staff from the Harvard Art Museums Archives will present archival materials, with a focus on the history of the Calderwood Courtyard. Talks will be held at 4pm and 5pm, in the museums’ Materials Lab, on the Lower Level.
Theodore E. Stebbins Jr., curator of American art, emeritus, at the Harvard Art Museums, and former curator at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and the Yale University Art Gallery, will offer his views on some of the seismic changes he has observed in the art world since 1961. He will describe such positive developments as the growing popularity of art and art museums and the ever-increasing quality of exhibitions, and less positive ones, including the decline of connoisseurship. Stebbins will discuss the work of Andrew Wyeth and Jeff Koons, among others.
Jessica Bardsley, the Agnes Mongan Curatorial Fellow in the Division of Modern and Contemporary Art, will give this gallery talk related to the exhibition A.K. Burns: Survivor’s Remorse, on view May 19, 2018–August 12, 2018.