Harvard Art Museum

Posted on December 15, 2012 by


Just a reminder that Harvard Art museum is free for these groups and times:

  • Harvard students and affiliates: Free plus one guest;
  • Cambridge Public Library cardholders: Free;
  • Massachusetts residents with valid ID: Free on Saturday, 10am–noon.

This morning,

Figuring Absence: The Waning of the Body in Contemporary Art

Taylor Walsh, PhD candidate, Department of History of Art and Architecture, Harvard University

Focusing on a variety of works from the Art Museums’ contemporary holdings, this talk will chart the treatment of the body in the postwar period, in which the human figure has remained a persistent if uncanny presence.

Gallery talks are informal and include discussion. Limited to 25 participants; please arrive early. Event is scheduled to begin at eleven Am this afternoon and will run for approximately one hour.

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