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Thomas W. Lentz
Thomas W. Lentz is the former Elizabeth and John Moors Cabot Director of the Harvard Art Museums.
Lentz, Thomas W.
Lentz, Thomas W.
United States of America
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Description: Essays in Context: Unfolding the Netherlandish Diptych
~~INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACHES to the study of art are at the core of the mission of the Harvard University Art Museums. In its wide range of research and teaching activities, any university museum will draw on a multitude of examination methods and art historical discourses. The exhibition Prayers and Portraits:...
Description: From Mind, Heart, and Hand: Persian, Turkish, and Indian Drawings from the Stuart...
~From a current perspective, recent advances made in the expanding study of Persian, Indian, and Turkish painting and drawing seem prodigious, even heady. A new generation of scholars is uncovering—and, in many instances, beginning to understand—the fundamental historical processes underlying some of the world’s most distinctive forms of...
Description: Prints and the Pursuit of Knowledge in Early Modern Europe
Exhibitions such as Prints and the Pursuit of Knowledge embody the best of what we envision for the Harvard Art Museums when they reopen following the renovation now under way. The new building will be a teaching machine for training students and emerging scholars in art history, visual thinking, curatorial practice, and conservation science. Consistent with that vision, this exhibition...