Sarah Lewis

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Sarah Lewis is an Assistant Professor of History of Art and Architecture and African and African American Studies at Harvard University.

Lewis's most recent book, The Rise: Creativity, the Gift of Failure, and the Search for Mastery, is a layered, story-driven investigation of how innovation, discovery, and the creative progress are all spurred on by advantages gleaned from the improbable foundations. The work has been translated into 6 languages to date. Her essays on race, contemporary art and culture have been published in many journals as well as The New York Times, The New Yorker, Artforum, Art in America and in publications for the Smithsonian, The Museum of Modern Art, and Rizzoli.

Before joining the faculty at Harvard, she held curat
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“A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it,” novelist George Moore once wrote.”
Sarah Lewis, The Rise: Creativity, the Gift of Failure, and the Search for Mastery

“I might only truly become my fullest self if I explored and stayed open to moving through daunting terrain.”
Sarah Lewis, The Rise: Creativity, the Gift of Failure, and the Search for Mastery

“As composer Leonard Bernstein said, “To achieve great things, two things are needed: a plan, and not quite enough time.”
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