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Professor Suzanne Blier elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 29, 2022

Congratulations to Professor Suzanne Blier, Allen Whitehill Clowes Chair of Fine Arts and of African and African American Studies, for her recent election to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Founded in 1780, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences honors excellence and convenes leaders from every field of human endeavor to examine new ideas, address issues of importance to the nation and the world, and work together “to cultivate every art and science which may tend to advance the interest, honor, dignity, and happiness of a...

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Jack Alessio Pretto, Class of ’14

April 26, 2022

Jack Alessio Pretto, HAA Class of ’14, spent six years at Calvin Klein, first working on their built environments, and then as an art director. Before leaving, he art-directed the Calvin Klein Global Pride 2021 campaign where he had the privilege of working with photographers including Collier Schorr and Ryan McGinley.

This past summer, he started a new journey with the New York based womenswear company, Khaite, as their Senior Manager of Brand Marketing and Environments. “In the latter part of my role, environments, I design and develop all things in the built environment -...

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Michaëla de Lacaze Mohrmann, Class of '07, opens new exhibition "Born of Informalismo: Marta Minujín and the Nascent Body of Performance"

April 18, 2022

Michaëla de Lacaze Mohrmann graduated from Harvard (AB-HAA) in ’07 and went on to complete a PhD in art history from Columbia University. Her research for her dissertation, “Populist Counter-Spectacles and the Inception of Mass Media Art in Argentina,” which centers on the work of Marta Minujín, has been featured in many publications, including ArtMargins, Artforum, and ICAA Documents of Latin American and Latino Art. De Lacaze Mohrmann has completed curatorial fellowships at the Museum of Modern Art...

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Benjamin Lopez Barba, Class of '15

April 4, 2022

Benjamin Lopez Barba, HAA Class of ’15, is currently a Software Engineer working for The Walt Disney Company in their Digital Experiences team. “I find it to be a good mix of my creative (undergrad at Harvard) and technical (grad University of Pennsyvania) skillsets.” Prior to this, he has worked for and completed projects at Rockstar Games and PBS Kids.

 

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Liz Walker, HAA class of '11, performs with Goethe Institut Boston and named "Artist in Residence" at Mount Auburn Cemetery

March 29, 2022

Liz Walker, HAA Class of ’11, has been performing as a soloist with the Los Angeles Ballet for seven years since graduating. She now maintains an artistic practice on the side, with performances scheduled with the Goethe Institut Boston on April 1 and 2, 2022. The work is a site-specific dance piece created in collaboration with Boston Dance Theater and the musicians of Sound Icon. Commissioned by the Goethe-Institut Boston in 2019 to coincide with the reopening of their building following extensive renovations, it draws the audience’s attention to, the obvious and understated elements...

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Professor Hamburger wins Gutenberg Prize of the city of Mainz and the International Gutenberg Society

March 22, 2022
Congratulations to Professor Jeffrey Hamburger who will be awarded the biannual Gutenberg Prize of the city of Mainz (birthplace of Johannes Gutenberg) and the International Gutenberg Society for 2022. The prize, delivered by the mayor of Mainz, is given for “an outstanding artistic, technical or scientific achievement in the field of the art of printing” and, in Professor Hamburger's case, for his contributions to the history of the book, specifically, relations between manuscript and print culture in the fifteenth century, most recently, in his book Color... Read more about Professor Hamburger wins Gutenberg Prize of the city of Mainz and the International Gutenberg Society
Two Muqarnas authors win Professor Hasan-Uddin Khan Article Award

Two Muqarnas authors win Professor Hasan-Uddin Khan Article Award

March 17, 2022

The International Journal of Islamic Architecture and the Award Jury is pleased to announce the 2022 winners of the Professor Hasan-Uddin Khan Article Award.

Award Winner: Laura Parodi, "Kabul, a Forgotten Mughal Capital: Gardens, City, and Court at the Turn of the Sixteenth Century," Muqarnas 38, 2021, pp. 79-119

Honourable Mention: Mikael Muehlbauer, "From Stone to Dust:...

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