Topic Art Practices

Among the remarkable developments in contemporary culture has been the convergence of practices that once unambiguously belonged to art or design but which today happily share methods, means, and concerns.

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The Kid Gets Out of the Picture at the GSD

The vocabulary of early nineteenth-century picturesque landscape architecture is almost entirely alien to contemporary ears. Clumps, lumps, masses, groups, belts, hollows—these are a few of a vast catalog of objects that once belonged to design and have long since been absorbed into colloquial ubiquity. While…

exhibition dates: OCT 27 – DEC 23, 2016

Andrew Holder, Curator

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The Divine Comedy

The Harvard Graduate School of Design and Harvard Art Museums collaborated on an unprecedented three-part exhibition that addressed the converging domains of contemporary art and design practice. Entitled The Divine Comedy, the exhibition was comprised of major installations by internationally acclaimed artists Olafur Eliasson, Tomás…

exhibition dates: MAR 21 – MAY 17, 2011

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360+ Weathers

The Danube School, based in the valley of the Danube River in Bavaria, Germany, propelled an aesthetic sensibility that allowed landscape to become an autonomous genre of painting during the early 16th century. Rather than prioritizing human figures or historical references, the paintings, etchings and…

exhibition dates: NOV 2 – JAN 17, 2016

Silvia Benedito, Curator