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Austin Homes Tour: The Art of the Craftsman Style
John Ruskin's ghost will be nearby, eating breakfast tacos and smiling
"...about because of the current exhibition at the Harry Ransom Center, or is that just a happy coincidence?..."

April 24, 2019 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

SXSW 2019 Announces Art Programs
Seven installations and conference sessions on art scheduled
"...Arctic Passage Award-winning photographer and filmmaker, and Harry Ransom Center Research Fellow Louie Palu will call attention to..."

Feb. 6, 2019 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Gift Guide 2016: Coffeetable Books
Big books give heft to big success stories about women in business, Flatbed Press, UT’s collections, Pan Am, and the Spurs
"...Blanton Museum of Art or the internationally heralded Harry Ransom Center, then you know about their extensive collections. But..."

Dec. 16, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Open Edition
PrintAustin enters its second year with startling growth in scale and scope
"...the University of Texas. See selected prints at the Ransom Center that morning, then head over to the Blanton..."

Jan. 16, 2015 Arts Feature by Seth Orion Schwaiger

Best in Show
The 2012-13 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...Austin Chamber Music Center, New Music Co-op, line upon line percussion, and Texas..."

June 7, 2013 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Press Forward
Two exhibitions capture printmaking's experimental drive
"...It shares that with photography, and just as the Ransom Center's recent showing of photographs from its Gernsheim Collection..."

Jan. 14, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Jess: To and From the Printed Page
The Ransom Center exhibition reminds us how the written word sparked a cultural revolution in the 1950s
"...Harry Ransom Center, through April 6..."

March 28, 2008 Arts Review by Rachel Cook

The Master Builder
The impeccable craft and enduring genius of Arthur Miller, as explained by Tony Kushner
"...such invitation came from the University of Texas' Harry Ransom Center, which is showing the exhibition "Rehearsing the American..."

Oct. 19, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Renowned composer and educator Kent Kennan has died, longtime Paramount Theatre manager Paul Beutel calls it quits, and Vincent Kitch signs on as the city of Austin's cultural arts program manager.
"...manuscripts, scores, correspondence, and scrapbooks reside in the Harry Ransom Center. Memorial contributions may be made to the UT..."

Nov. 7, 2003 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Serie `95-'96
"...Seventh Floor, Harry Ransom Center through October 11..."

Oct. 4, 1996 Arts Feature

In Memoriam: Rhoda Winter Russell
Movement therapy pioneer who knew the greats of dance has died
"...showdogs. She did donate several boxes to the Harry Ransom Center containing correspondence with Wigman, as well as fliers,..."

Aug. 1, 2019 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Nominees for the 2018-19 Austin Critics Table Awards Announced
The Critics Table's picture-perfect year
"...“The City” at the Blanton Museum of Art; the Ransom Center exhibition “Vaudeville!”; and the Palace Theater in Georgetown..."

May 13, 2019 Arts Post by Robert Faires

How Costume Designer Edith Head Changed the Look of Hollywood
AFS Cinema spotlights films featuring the Oscar-winner's designs
"...assistant for Costumes and Personal Effects at the Harry Ransom Center. AFS Cinema presents Edith Head’s Hollywood through Jan...."

Jan. 11, 2019 Screens Column by Jill Morena

Wayne Alan Brenner’s Top 10 Arts-Related Things I Enjoyed in 2018
Representational and digital art, plus theatre rooted in history proved especially mind-blowing this year
"...Room Theatre) The Hidden Room's Beth Burns and the Ransom Center's Eric Colleary collaborated to bring John Wilkes Booth's..."

Dec. 28, 2018 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Sam Anderson-Ramos' Top 10 Takeaways From Austin's Gallery Scene in 2016
From making work to showing it, the visual art scene displayed commitments to risk, innovation, and community
"...THE ESTABLISHED SPACES Props to the Blanton and Harry Ransom Center, whose world-class exhibitions keep Austin artistically and culturally..."

Dec. 30, 2016 Arts Feature by Sam Anderson-Ramos

Hidden Room Theatre's Houdini Speaks to the Living
In this drama featuring Harry Houdini and Arthur Conan Doyle, a debate on the talking dead springs to dramatic life
"...Masonic Hall, 311 W. Seventh Through Oct. 30 Harry Ransom Center, 21st & Guadalupe, UT campus Oct. 31"

Oct. 28, 2016 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Elementary, My Dear Hickey
Art critic Dave Hickey on being Watson to Ed Ruscha's Holmes
"...Wednesday night, the Harry Ransom Center and the Blanton Museum of Art will present..."

Jan. 19, 2016 Arts Post by Rod Machen

"Beyond Macondo"
AFS series spotlights contemporary Colombian cinema
"...Life and Legacy," to be hosted by UT Austin's Ransom Center and LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections,..."

Oct. 8, 2015 Screens Post by Jordan Buckley

A Touch of Stardust
Its peek behind the scenes of filming Gone With the Wind make this novel a delectable summer treat
"...For those still mourning the departure of the Harry Ransom Center's engrossing "The Making of Gone With the Wind"..."

June 12, 2015 Arts Feature by Rosalind Faires

The Making of Gone With the Wind
This account of the cinematic epic's epic creation is as full of drama and memorable characters as the film itself
"...same chronological approach that he employed in curating the Ransom Center exhibition of the same name: following the project..."

Dec. 19, 2014 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Top 10 of Austin's Visual Art in 2013
Much of the year's most exceptional contemporary art drew inspiration from the past and from science

Jan. 3, 2014 Arts Feature by Caitlin Greenwood

'Steve Brudniak: Back from Samsara'
The artist's new solo show at ACC is a warp of the worlds
"...the photograph, the world's first photograph, at the Harry Ransom Center? It's got a booth of its own; and..."

Aug. 31, 2012 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Dance of the Century
Rhoda Winter Russell reflects on a historic life in dance and the Mary Wigman connection
"...of Wigman letters, photographs, and programs to the Harry Ransom Center, less a few pieces with personal significance. One..."

Aug. 10, 2012 Arts Feature by Jonelle Seitz

The Many Lives of an Incorporeal Icon
A new 'Beetlejuice' sequel may be in development, but Warren Skaaren already pondered 'Beetlejuice in Love' two decades ago
"...latter manuscript is in the archives of the Harry Ransom Center...."

Feb. 10, 2012 Screens Feature by Leah Churner

AFF Announces 2011 Lineup
Regional premieres of Shame, The Descendants
" his wife, in a copresentation with the Harry Ransom Center, which houses Ray's archives...."

Sept. 20, 2011 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

We Can't Go Home Again
Piecing through Nicholas Ray's archive at the HRC
"...a permanent home at the University of Texas' Harry Ransom Center. Such was the film director's breadth of friends..."

Aug. 5, 2011 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

'In a Lonely Place,' but Found a Good Home
Harry Ransom Center acquires Nicholas Ray's archives
"...movies – for another 25 years, and the Harry Ransom Center has the goods on all of 'em. In..."

July 29, 2011 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

'Postcards From America'
On an epic road trip, the legendary photo cooperative makes a stop at the Harry Ransom Center
"...May 13, to discuss the project at the Harry Ransom Center, where the Magnum Photos archive currently resides. From..."

May 13, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Was It Good for You?
The year in books
"...Remember, though, the Harry Ransom Center's exhaustive and illuminating "From Out That Shadow" exhibition..."

Jan. 1, 2010 Books Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Can I Touch the Tender Button?
An interview with UT professor and archive expert Ann Cvetkovich
"...Cvetkovich: I'm really interested in the Harry Ransom Center at UT. It's superqueer. I just was over..."

June 5, 2009 Features Feature by Andy Campbell

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