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Spotlight Tour: Out of This World, with Arielle Frommer ’25

Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge MA

Sep 24 2023
Spotlight Tour: Out of This World, with Arielle Frommer ’25

One work Arielle Frommer will talk about is The Gare Saint-Lazare: Arrival of a Train (1877) by Claude Monet.

Arielle Frommer will explore how an understanding of astronomy can enhance one’s perspective on art.

On this tour, Arielle Frommer ’25 will explore the intersection of art and astronomy in three works: Light Prop for an Electric Stage [Light-Space Modulator] (1930), a reflective kinetic sculpture by László Moholy-Nagy, who had been a professor at the Bauhaus in Germany; Prince Shōtoku at Age Two (datable to about 1292), an iconic Buddhist sculpture from Japan; and The Gare Saint-Lazare: Arrival of a Train (1877), a large canvas that Claude Monet painted in Paris, soon after he began ... view more »


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