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Spotlight Tour: Deconstructing Disorientation

Spotlight Tour: Deconstructing Disorientation

On Saturday, Sept. 9's tour, Emily Feng will explore how certain works of art provoke a sense of disorientation. A student of philosophy and economics, Feng will look closely at three works: "Saxon Motif" (1964), an oil painting made in West Germany by Georg Baselitz; Zhan Wang’s "Sculpture in the Form of a Nine-Hole Scholar’s Rock," made in China in 2001; and "The End of the World" (1936), a painting by David Alfaro Siqueiros, which he produced in New York City.

Spotlight Tours offer a chance to explore the collections of Harvard Art Museums through the eyes of a Harvard student. Free and open to the public, these tours start outside the museum shop on Saturdays and Sundays at 11am and 2pm. Drop in and join the conversation! Find out what the Student Guides are up to anytime on Instagram, @harvardarthappens. Please check in with museum staff at the Admissions desk in the Calderwood Courtyard to request to join the tour. Tours are limited to 18 people and are available on a first-come, first-served basis; registration is not required.


32 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA

Harvard Square

Date & Time

  • Sat Sep 9, 2023

    • 3:00pm - 3:50pm


  • Museums / Attractions
  • Visual Art
  • Lectures / Talks