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Michelle Young

July 29, 2021

Michelle Young, History of Art and Architecture '04, founded the architecture and urbanism website Untapped New York in 2009 which has grown into an online magazine and experience company dedicated to New York City's secrets and hidden gems. She is an Adjunct Professor of Architecture at Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture Planning and Preservation and regularly appears in...

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Harvard Art Museums to reopen September 4th

July 20, 2021

The Harvard Art Museums announce today plans to reopen to the public on Saturday, September 4, 2021. Advance reservations will be required for visitors and will be available up to three weeks in advance. Reservations can be made on the museum website beginning August 20. A limited number of tickets may also be available each day to walk-in visitors. In conjunction with the reopening plans, the museums are also pleased to announce a new “Free Sundays” initiative. The museums will offer preview days for...

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"Carrie Mae Weems", a new volume of October Files, edited by Professor Sarah Lewis

July 12, 2021

A new volume of October Files, edited by Professor Sarah Lewis, explores the work of the influential American artist Carrie Mae Weems—her invention and originality, the formal dimensions of her practice, and her importance to the history of photography and contemporary art. Since the 1980s, Weems (b. 1953) has challenged the status of the Black female body within the complex social fabric of American society. Her photographic work, film, and performance investigate spaces that range from the American kitchen table to the nineteenth-century world of historically Black Hampton University...

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