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Woman Walks Into an Auditorium
Nicole Krauss reads on the UT campus tonight
"...tonight for a reading, signing, and chat at the Harry Ransom Center's Jessen Auditorium...."

Sept. 20, 2011 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

Out of Commission
The curious saga of 20 portraits of British literary greats that UT paid Feliks Topolski to paint, then didn't show for decades
"...Greats," being exhibited now with great fanfare at the Ransom Center, did not get a lot of love from..."

Sept. 29, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Imagined Mexico
A personal guide to three exhibits on Mexico through one bifurcated perspective
"...The three institutions – the Ransom Center, the Blanton Museum of Art, and Mexic-Arte Museum..."

April 16, 2010 Arts Feature by Belinda Acosta

Absolutely Confabulous
Austin Public Library's New Fiction Confab focuses on buzz over brawn
"...presenting as well, alongside Mary Miller, a recent Michener Center for Writers graduate making her debut with a roadtrip..."

April 18, 2014 Arts Feature by Amy Gentry

Confederate Statue Report Released
UT task force recommends taking action
"...the west of the Littlefield Fountain, to the Briscoe Center for American History, the Blanton Museum, the Texas Memorial..."

Aug. 10, 2015 News Post by Mac McCann

A Cabinet of Drawings
The Ransom Center reminds us of the power of seeing originals over reproductions
"...Harry Ransom Center..."

Dec. 19, 2008 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

Ansel Adams: Revelations
The Ransom Center exhibition 'Ansel Adams: A Legacy' lets you experience the works of the best-known of American photographers as art rather than commerce
"..."Ansel Adams: A Legacy" at the University of Texas' Harry Ransom Center...."

Nov. 4, 2005 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

'Technologies of Writing'
You can see the history of the ancient and modern worlds through the most central of human expressions in the Ransom Center's 'Technologies of Writing' exhibit
"...In every way imaginable, writing is at the center of our lives. Writing is memory, recording everything from..."

Feb. 3, 2006 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

Shakespeare's First Folio
Why the first collection of the Bard's plays is such a big deal and cause to celebrate on his 400th death anniversary
"...750 original copies still exist. The University of Texas' Harry Ransom Center has three, all on view in its..."

March 18, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Long Way Home
Considering the art of the map, as inspired by two local exhibitions and a housewarming party
"...Now, though, I've been to the Ransom Center exhibition "Images of the World: Maps, Globes, and..."

May 20, 2005 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Contemporary Photographic Practice and the Archive
This photography exhibition at the Ransom Center demonstrates the life of archives
"...'Contemporary Photographic Practice and the Archive'Harry Ransom Center, 300 W. 21st, 512/471-8944 Through August..."

July 19, 2013 Arts Review by Matthew Irwin

Austin's Cultural Makeover: The Next Stage
How much closer we are to getting the cultural wonderland we imagined 10 years ago
" theatre and one renovated theatre, a new cultural center, and a new three-venue performing arts center – almost..."

Sept. 7, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Paramount Announces Summer Classic Film Series Lineup
See the whole schedule and get some tickets to escape the heat
"...whose props and production documents are stored at the Harry Ransom Center. So schedule a trip to the archives..."

May 16, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Revealing Poses
How the Victorians presented themselves to the camera explains a lot about them – and us
"...tossed around in the excellent current exhibition at the Harry Ransom Center, "Dress Up: Portrait and Performance in Victorian..."

Dec. 14, 2007 Arts Feature by Katherine Catmull

Piece of Work: Crab Trap
On a visit to the inaugural exhibition for UT's newly renovated Harry Ransom Center, writer Madeline Irvine finds herself seduced into the silent undersea world of Karen Glaser's photograph Crab Trap.
"...Harry Ransom Center, through Sept. 14..."

Aug. 1, 2003 Arts Feature by Madeline Irvine

An Eye for History
"...Duncan's life's work which were recently acquired by UT's Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, I realize that the 400..."

April 23, 1999 Arts Feature by Sam Martin

'Creativity in the Face of Death: The Contemporary Resonance of Terezín'
UT symposium honors and ponders art created in the Nazi concentration camp
"...symposium sponsored by Texas Performing Arts and the Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies, audiences can experience the work of..."

Oct. 5, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Shepherding Shepard
The material legacy of playwright Sam Shepard calls Central Texas home
"...miles to the north, at the University of Texas' Harry Ransom Center. According to HRC Assistant Director for Acquisitions..."

Dec. 6, 2013 Arts Feature by Adam Roberts

Don't Stop Thinkin' About Tomorrow
Norman Bel Geddes didn't – and we're still dreaming about his future
"...the Future: Norman Bel Geddes Designs America," at the Harry Ransom Center through Jan. 6, 2013 – you'll see..."

Nov. 2, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The 'It' Perspective
Photographer Fritz Henle seen through the lens of Austin image-maker Matthew Fuller
"...In "Fritz Henle: In Search of Beauty," the Harry Ransom Center has shone a spotlight on a photographer..."

June 12, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

David Mamet: Textual Perversity From Chicago
For his first residency at UT, Mamet discusses his work and career in a public conversation
"...When the Harry Ransom Center acquired the papers of dramatist, screenwriter, director,..."

Feb. 1, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

"The Collaborative Spirit: Prints, Presses & Deluxe Artists' Books"
"The Collaborative Spirit: Prints, Presses & Deluxe Artists' Books" at the Ransom Center is a terrific show that recalls the exuberance and true freedom of an earlier America through collaborations by visual artists and writers in printed books
"..."The Collaborative Spirit: Prints, Presses & Deluxe Artists' Books"Harry Ransom Center, through Oct. 3..."

May 21, 2004 Arts Review by Madeline Irvine

The Bullock in the Museum Shop
Supporters say the Bullock History Museum has acted as a catalyst for smaller local museums.
"...Both new facilities are on the UT campus. The Harry Ransom Center is scheduled to open its new display..."

Feb. 21, 2003 News Feature

From Baz to Batman
Costume designer Michael Wilkinson does it all from the Harvey Pekar schlump look in American Splendor to the fabulous Seventies fashions of American Hustle
"...Australian costume designer Michael Wilkinson will appear at the Harry Ransom Center this Sunday for an evening of cocktails,..."

Nov. 14, 2014 Screens Feature by Amy Gentry

That Fighting Spirit
Revisiting Sweet Smell of Success
"...and Clifford Odets. The Austin Film Festival and the Harry Ransom Center will screen Sweet Smell of Success on..."

Oct. 22, 2010 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Such Great Heights
The agony and ecstasy of Powell and Pressburger pictures
"...The Harry Ransom Center includes holdings of Junge's papers in its..."

June 11, 2010 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Photography's Turning Point: The Journal 'Camera Work'
Local Arts Reviews
"..."Photography's Turning Point: The Journal 'Camera Work'"Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, through Oct. 17..."

Sept. 10, 2004 Arts Review by Barry Pineo

Choreographer Deborah Hay is welcomed home from New York, Doyle Bramhall rocks the house at Zach, and new plans for the Long Center are being unveiled
"...deserves, choreographer and dancer Deborah Hay got at UT's Harry Ransom Center on March 31. The Austin Arts Hall..."

April 9, 2004 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Another Round of Praise
Nominations for the 2007-2008 Austin Critics Table Awards
"..."On the Road with the Beats," Harry Ransom Center, curator: Ransom Center staff..."

May 9, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Culture Flash!
New curatorial directions, a new drama getting around, and a new way for theatre to change lives
"...the programming and presentation of art at AMOA-Arthouse's Jones Center site and Laguna Gloria grounds, and to commission new..."

June 29, 2012 Arts Column by Robert Faires

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