The Renzo Piano-designed Harvard Art Museums. (Courtesy Harvard University)

Art World Abstracts: Harvard Art Museums Dazzle in Cambridge, and More!

Those young kids at that school Cambridge take to their daily college rag to discuss the new Renzo Piano-designed Harvard Art Museums, which open to the public November 16. But it’s The Boston Globe that, in its generous appraisal of the new museum complex on Quincy Street, takes a swipe at a certain Ivy League football rival: apparently the new buildings are “so unlike the heterogeneous galleries spread across historically dissonant buildings at the Yale University Art Gallery.”

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