The Harry Ransom Center recently launched a new platform of digital collections on its website, which includes the World War I poster collection. More than 120 items from that collection can be viewed on the new platform. Some of … Read the rest
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Now open at the Harry Ransom Center: “Literature and Sport” and “Contemporary Photographic Practice and the Archive”
Two new exhibitions, Literature and Sport and Contemporary Photographic Practice and the Archive open today at the Ransom Center.
Sport holds a sacred place in Western culture and literature. Writers as diverse as Ernest Hemingway, Willa Cather, Norman Mailer, … Read the rest
This spring the Blanton Museum of Art presents Through the Eyes of Texas: Masterworks from Alumni Collections, an exhibition of nearly 200 extraordinary objects from the art collections of University of Texas at Austin alumni across the country. Here … Read the rest
Frida Kahlo’s “Self-portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird” on display at the Harry Ransom Center
Mexican artist Frida Kahlo’s Self-portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird (1940), one of the Ransom Center’s most famous and frequently borrowed works of art, is on display through July 28.
Since 1990 the painting has been on almost continuous … Read the rest
Wednesday, October 24, 7 p.m.
The Harry Ransom Center commemorates Tom Lea Month with an Amon Carter Lecture on the West Texas artist. Kenneth Grant, Head of Exhibition Services at the Ransom Center, shares behind-the-scenes insights on the conservation of