Gallery 224 at the Ceramics Program - Office for the Arts at Harvard
Passages of Absence Natalia Arbelaez, 2018-19 Artist in Residence Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard Exhibition dates: October 5 - November 1, 2019 Artist Lecture & Opening Reception: October 5, 4-7pm (RSVP for lecture here)
A collection of historical and cultural significant Colombian passages. Events, myths, rituals, and people have been researched and collected to influence a body of work that comes from the absence of it being bestowed. Recreating and reliving through work allows for the reclaiming of the passages and continuing to guide as a contributor.
This show is built from a fascination with glazes and ceramic materials. During my residency at Harvard Ceramics, I’ve been researching and testing materials and procedures to take a fresh look at how we approach contemporary clay.
The process that I developed for this work has me hand-printing vessels and balloons the time to produce a single vase out to 40-plus hours. In that time-frame, I make thousands of decisions about where the profile is heading. Each drop is a waypoint in the design of the object. There is no inside surface vs. outside surface, there is only the object and the space it contains. It’s a really beautiful process. It’s layered with the irony of an American studio artist hand-replicating a 3-d printing process; making work representative of blue and white ware.... Read more about Gallery 224 Exhibition: Devitrified - Colby Charpentier, 2018-19 Artist In Residence
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
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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.