Connecting History and Art
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Connecting History and Art

Cambridge Rindge and Latin (CRLS) students are building a special connection to the Harvard Art Museums with the museums’ Graduate Student Teacher program, which the students say has changed the way they experience art and history. “In history class, we usually look at the pictures and talk about the context, but here we get to … Continue reading

Art That Interrupts
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Art That Interrupts

Walking through level one of the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, visitors these days are immersed in a visceral, dynamic experience. Created by Shahryar Nashat, an exhibit titled “Skins and Stand-Ins” uses video, sound, color, and sculpture to “intervene” in the space originally built by modernist architect Le Corbusier. Two benches by the artist … Continue reading

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