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Campus Arts

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On Campus

Creative Writing Program Settles into New Lamont Library Space

After the creative writing program's move into its new Lamont space, Lamont has slowly begun to become a hub for the college creative writing community.

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On Campus

A Budding Romance: ‘Art in Bloom’ Brings Flowers to the MFA

Each year, as spring descends upon Massachusetts and the cherry trees burst into blossom, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston brings a touch of flora inside the museum, too.

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On Campus

Arts First 2019 Hoped to Energize Harvard’s Campus

During the Arts First weekend, Harvard affiliates exhibited their work throughout the campus inside arts venues, classrooms, and outdoor spaces and stages.

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On Campus

Not Just for Show: Boston Costume Professionals Discuss Fashion in Theater

Costumes must let performers showcase their artistry — and, according to Boston’s costume workers, the clothing must also be artwork itself.

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On Campus

‘Toulouse-Lautrec and the Stars of Paris’ Offers a Peek into the Artist’s Paris

The MFA's exhibit of Toulouse-Lautrec captures the full range of the artist’s talents, situates it all in the context of his life — and makes a trip to the museum well worth the commute.

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On Campus

The Art of Vacant Storefronts

Five local artists have been selected to have their work displayed in vacant Cambridge storefronts — but the initiative is only a temporary fix for the rising issue of business turnover.

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Drag Cover Adams Basement

Basement murals from Adams House, a community traditionally supportive of both the arts and BGLTQ communities at Harvard.

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Drag Cover Makeup Photo2

Kira Telgen '19 helps Casey R. Goggin '19 wrap chains around their body as the last step of Goggin becoming their drag persona Ms. Eddy Piss.

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Drag Cover Makeup Photo

Casey R. Goggin '19 carefully applies fake eyelashes to complete their look.

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On Campus

What I Learned After Trying to Pursue Happiness at Boston’s ‘Happy Place’

In the selfie-centric labyrinth of charming props, it seems that Happy Place doesn’t necessarily allow you to feel happy. Instead, it limits you to create a facade of happiness.

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On Campus

MFA’s ‘Gender Bending Fashion’ Magnifies the Shortcomings of Representation in Fashion

I desperately wanted to love this exhibit, and there were parts of it that I did — but what the exhibit ultimately magnifies is the pervading whiteness and straightness of the fashion industry.

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On Campus

Portrait of an Artist: Ali L. Astin ’19

The Crimson sat down with theater student Ali Astin to talk about being a baby hobbit, her multifaceted role in the world of film and theater, and her philosophy on self-advocacy in art.

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On Campus

Samuel Medina Discusses ‘The Power of Color’ At Boston Design Week

As part of the 2019 Boston Design Week, design magazine Metropolis delved into their latest issue’s theme, “Color and Light,” at Poppin’s Boston showroom on April 2.

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On Campus

‘Identities’ Takes the Runway

After many weeks of work, the models were prepared, the production was ready, and jackets, gowns, and jump suits waited backstage.

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On Campus

Janet S. Echelman Talks Light and Color at Boston Design Week

Sculptor Janet S. Echelman ’87 elucidated the evolution of her colorful, massive public art pieces, from her experience working with paint to fishing nets.

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