Pieces of a Puzzle
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Pieces of a Puzzle

  We recently asked Amy Brauer, the Diane Heath Beever Curator of the Collection, in the Division of Asian and Mediterranean Art, if she could pick an object in the collections that has a compelling story. She immediately thought of a 6th-century BCE Greek vase that had been missing a fragment for years. Q First, … Continue reading

Artful Balance
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Artful Balance

In speaking at Harvard about “dOCUMENTA (13),” Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, the exhibit’s artistic director and the Edith Kreeger Wolf Distinguished Visiting Professor at Northwestern University, found great meaning in a piece of art “the size of an iPod.” The 2012 show was based in Germany with installations in Egypt, Afghanistan, and Canada that attracted scores of … Continue reading