Visual Arts

2019 May 21

Preserving Zapotec Weaving Practices

6:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Museum of Natural History, Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
ZapotecWeavingPorfirio Gutiérrez will examine the rich history of Zapotec weaving from the perspective of its practitioners. He will also discuss his studio’s role in preserving and promoting the use of natural dyes in his community, and abroad, using pigments... Read more about Preserving Zapotec Weaving Practices
2019 May 18

Exploring Zapotec Wool-Dyeing Techniques

Sat - Sun, May 18 to May 19, 10:00am - 3:00pm

Location: 

Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138
CochinealGrindMaster dyer and textile artist Porfirio Gutiérrez will discuss the history and uses of cochineal dye from the perspective of the Zapotecs from Oaxaca, Mexico, who have used the pigment since pre-Columbian times. Mr. Gutiérrez will demonstrate how... Read more about Exploring Zapotec Wool-Dyeing Techniques
2019 Apr 27

Caspian: The Elements

Sat Apr 27, 9:00am to Mon Feb 17, 5:00pm

ChloeDeweMathewsCaspian: 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
2019 Apr 19

Antwaun Sargent

5:00pm

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Piper Auditorium, Gund Hall, Harvard Graduate School of Design, 48 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
AntwaunSargentAntwaun Sargent is writer and critic living and working in New York City. He has contributed essays and interviews to museum and gallery publications for artists Ed Clark, Mickalene Thomas, Arthur Jafa and Yinka Shonibare. Sargent has lectured and... Read more about Antwaun Sargent
2019 Jul 24

Tour: The Bauhaus and Harvard

3:30pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
SchlemmerThe Bauhaus and Harvard exhibition—mounted in conjunction with the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Bauhaus in Weimar, Germany—presents nearly 200 works by more than 70 artists, drawn almost entirely from the Busch-Reisinger Museum’s extensive... Read more about Tour: The Bauhaus and Harvard
2019 May 29

Tour: The Bauhaus and Harvard

3:30pm to 4:30pm

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Tour: The Bauhaus and Harvard
tapestryThe Bauhaus and Harvard exhibition—mounted in conjunction with the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Bauhaus in Weimar, Germany—presents nearly 200 works by more than 70 artists, drawn almost entirely from the Busch-Reisinger Museum’s extensive... Read more about Tour: The Bauhaus and Harvard

The Portrait

Crop of imageA reflection on an Expressionist work by Emil Nolde leads one viewer to speculate on the history of artistic practice and depictions of race.

By Nicholas Whittaker ‘19... Read more about The Portrait

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