Sixty years ago this month, the poet Wallace Stevens landed in Boston to record some of his works for the Woodberry Poetry Room at the Trans-Radio Studio.
In his letter to John Lincoln Sweeney, the Woodberry’s then-curator, Stevens wrote: “I could come on Friday, October 8, or Friday, October 15. When I am going to do anything, I am like a woman — I like to do it my way, so that I prefer to come on October 8.” Read more about Is that Wallace Stevens?
Restoring Blaschka Sea Creatures in Glass
Many years before they were commissioned by Harvard University to make the Glass Flowers, father and son artists Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka meticulously shaped glass into lifelike models of marine and terrestrial animals.
It’s already transformed the way we communicate and consume information, and how we buy everything from hangers to homes. Now Harvard scientists hope to use the Internet to change how social scientists investigate human behavior.