Visual Arts

2018 Mar 27

Lecture: “You Are (Not Really) Here: The Art of Mapping Fiction and Film”

5:30pm

Location: 

Lamont Library, Forum Room, followed by a viewing of the exhibition "Landmarks: Maps as Literary Illustration" and reception, Houghton Library

“You Are (Not Really) Here: The Art of Mapping Fiction and Film”Artist, freelance illustrator and educator Andrew DeGraff discusses how objective can a mapper be when the subject itself is subjective? It is an exercise that is revealing of the artist, the storyteller, and the story itself as the story is translated from medium to medium.

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2018 Mar 21

Numismatic Archaeology: Interpreting Coin Finds from Excavation Contexts

6:00pm

Location: 

Menschel Hall, Lower Level, Harvard Art Museums

Alan Stahl, curator of numismatics and lecturer in the Departments of Art and Archaeology, Classics, and History at Princeton University, deduces the chronology, habitation history, and monetary circulation from coin finds.

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2018 Feb 08

Screening and Talk: Lynn Hershman Leeson

6:00pm

Location: 

Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts

In collaboration with Theater, Dance & Media, Harvard University and the ICA/Boston exhibition Art in the Age of the Internet, 1989 to Today.

Presented by: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
Admission: Free and open to the public
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2018 Feb 08

Opening Celebration: Inventur—Art in Germany, 1943–55

5:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Konrad Klapheck, a renowned German artist whose work is featured in the Inventur exhibition, will lecture on “War and Peace in German Art after World War II.” Widely known as a “machine painter,” Klapheck will discuss his practice as it relates to the historical, political, and artistic context of the immediate postwar period in Germany and beyond.

Following the 6 p.m. lecture, he will be joined in conversation by exhibition curator Lynette Roth, the Daimler Curator of the Busch-Reisinger Museum and head of the Division of Modern and Contemporary Art.

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