Futurefarmers is a group of diverse practitioners aligned through an interest in making work that is relevant to the time and place surrounding them. Participatory in nature, their work manifests as temporary public art, museum exhibitions, publications, bus tours, public programs and most recently permanent public art.... Read more about Talk: Futurefarmers⎯A Farm Sailed Away and Came Back a Garden
Harvard College Queer Students and Allies is hosting a night of exhibition and performance for Harvard College LGBTQ artists and art! If you're interested in exhibiting or performing your artwork, please fill out the following form: http://goo.gl/forms/76QyTkuwre. The deadline for submissions is Sunday 11/15...
Presented by: Harvard Art Museums Free admission. Please enter the museums via the entrance on Broadway.
Ruth Bielfeldt, Harvard’s Harris K. Weston Associate Professor of the Humanities, takes the lavish dinner party of the Roman freedman Trimalchio (described in Petronius’s Satyricon) as the starting point for a critical look at wall paintings and other domestic art of early Imperial Rome. Are excess and mishmash always bad, or does Trimalchio’s desire to turn the world into an overstuffed dish offer a key to a different understanding of Roman tastes and aesthetics?... Read more about Trimalchio ad nauseam: Roman Art as a Tyranny of Bad Taste?
For four decades Lorraine O’Grady has consistently pursued a multidisciplinary practice in visual art and writing that challenges the societal conventions through which we understand and interpret gender, class, sexuality, art history, and race. She burst onto the New York scene in the early 1980s with her performance Mlle Bourgeoise Noire (Miss Black Middle Class), a beauty queen persona in a dress made of 180 pairs of white gloves, whipping a cat o’ nine tails at openings and shouting poems against the racial divides permeating the black and white art worlds.... Read more about Lorraine O’Grady: Where Margins Become Centers
In celebration of our special exhibition Corita Kent and the Language of Pop, the museums will stay open on Thursday, November 12 until 10pm. National Grid, a major corporate supporter of the exhibition, is sponsoring the evening hours. All galleries will remain open.
Repeats every month on the 10 of December until Thu Dec 10 2015 except Tue Nov 10 2015.
12:30pm to 1:00pm
12:30pm to 1:00pm
Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St
Presented by: Harvard Art Museums Free with museums admission. This talk is limited to 15 people and tickets are required. Ten minutes before the talk, tickets will become available at the admissions desk.
Experience Bauhaus master László Moholy-Nagy’s Light Prop for an Electric Stage (1930) in motion. The Light Prop, also known as the Light-Space Modulator, is a pioneering device designed to produce a kaleidoscopic array of light effects. Although fragile, the Light Prop is still operational. It will be run briefly following an introduction by Robert Wiesenberger, the Engelhorn Curatorial Fellow in the Busch-Reisinger Museum.... Read more about Gallery Talk: Activation of Moholy-Nagy’s Light Prop for an Electric Stage