Category:Words

From Henry’s family

 

Henry’s brother and two sisters came to Berklee for the College’s Tribute to their brother. Joseph and Patricia posted the following. Friends: You do not know me and I did not enjoy the Berklee experience. But I did experience Henry.…

A Blank Canvas

Nathan Esquite

for Henry Tate Art history: the study of why we create, what we create, when we create it. These are the first words I ever heard Henry Tate speak. Prior to ever entering his class, I had already taken two…

Remembering Henry Tate

Tim Paul Weiner

The art/music/educational world lost a beautiful soul When Henry Augustine Tate passed away this summer. He taught Art History at Berklee, and was one of my favorite professors. Since I went to art school before I came to Berklee, but…

Henry Tate

Tom Baskett

Dear Editors: Nearly 30 years ago now, I saw “Art History 1” on my course schedule. Thank God it was a required course, else I might not have known… As a Black teenage boy welcomed to Berklee on a scholarship,…

Still in the Museum

Geoff Zanelli and Jennifer Jardine

We simply loved being in Henry Tate’s classroom. It didn’t only make you into someone with an elevated appreciation for sculpture, or paintings or poetry. It made you into a better person, and taught you the undeniable truth that we…

Tate Memory

Larry Bethune

Henry Tate and I talked so many times, and shared so much love for our Irish (his) and Scottish (mine) heritage and cultures. Often, deep into our musings, we were taken back to an artistic period for which we both…

The Classic Henry

Rekha Menon

Henry the classic gentleman / The distinguished gentleman / His simple presence felt in the hallways & classrooms / ...

“Welcome to the 47th Annual Twins Convention”

Pamela Painter

That is printed on two signs on either side of the hotel’s bar and lounge. Bunches of paired balloons—two blue, two pink, two yellow—sway beside the arched doorway.  No wonder the desk clerk at the Carson City Hilton handed me…