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08/31/2012

Though officially a day recognizing the contributions and achievements of American workers, most people spend Labor Day celebrating the contributions of summer getaways to our sanity and the achievements of the American grill master. Full story

08/20/2012

We recently acquired a rare collection of over 380 printer’s proof photographs through a partial gift from artists Gary Schneider and John Erdman. Schneider and Erdman collected the photographs for over three decades through Schneider/Erdman Inc., a photo printing ad finishing studio they formed in New York in 1981 to finance their lives as artists. Full story

08/16/2012

The Harvard Art Museums are happy to announce the addition of Ethan Lasser to our curatorial team as the Margaret S. Winthrop Associate Curator of American Art in the Division of European and American Art. Full story

08/15/2012

Last Saturday, Jennifer Quick, a PhD candidate in Harvard’s Department of History of Art and Architecture—and former Agnes Mongan Curatorial Intern at the Harvard Art Museums—gave a gallery talk on the silkscreen print Usuyuki (Japanese for “a little snow”) from our current exhibition Jasper Johns / In Press: The Crosshatch Works and the Logic of Print. Full story

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08/02/2012

London is not the only place where Olympic strength and agility is being flaunted. Yesterday, we were delightfully amused to see our Twitter feed flooding with messages from museums across the country boasting their most competition-ready art and artists for the Museum Olympics. Unfortunately, our athlete couldn’t compete because he wouldn’t get out of bed. We highly recommend searching #MuseumOlympics for endless entertainment. (Yes, the conversation is still going.) Full story