Architectural historian James Ackerman, the Arthur Kingsley Porter Professor of Fine Arts Emeritus, died Saturday in Cambridge. He was 97.
A World War II veteran who discovered a lifelong passion for Renaissance architecture while stationed in Italy, Ackerman was an acclaimed scholar of Renaissance history and the theory of architecture. Read more about The Harvard Gazette remembers James Ackerman
Professor Sarah Lewis sits down with the Boston Globe to discuss "Vision & Justice."
CAMBRIDGE — What’s the relationship between race, photography, and citizenship?
That question lies at the heart of Harvard scholar Sarah Lewis’s work, which these days is having quite a moment.
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Art and science don’t always intersect, but for Harvard students Maille Radford ’17 and Reylon Yount ’17, both of whom have been named Marshall Scholars, the areas where they do are among the most interesting to explore.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — “Blah, blah, blah, blah, amazing, awesome, breathtaking, heart-stopping, mind-blowing, out-of-sight, cool, wow, groovy, crazy, killer, bitchin’, bad, rad, gnarly, da bomb, shut up, OMG, yes, nothing, nada, nix, zip, zilch, zero, slut, a fart, a fuck, a rat’s ass, all gone, defunct, kaput, pfft.” Read more about Recap of Mel Bochner's presentation for the Zerner Lecture Series
Read more about Prof. Sarah Lewis interviewed by the Harvard Gazette
Newly Elected 2016
The exhibition, "Watteau’s Soldiers: Scenes of Military Life in Eighteenth-Century France,” opened on July 12 at the Frick Collection and will be on view until October 2, 2016.
The New York Times calls it, "a captivating exhibition."