AUSTIN, Texas — The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has acquired the archive of artist Edward Ruscha (b. 1937).
Event: As part of the Harry Ransom Lectures, artist Ed Ruscha discusses his life and work. When: Thursday, April 2, at 7 p.m. Where: AT&T Conference Center, 1900 University Ave. Background: Born in 1937 in Omaha, Neb., Ruscha moved to Los Angeles in 1956 to attend the Chouinard Art Institute. He had his first solo… » Continue Reading
Event: The Harry Ransom Center presents playwright and filmmaker David Mamet, artist Ed Ruscha, British novelist Barry Unsworth and writer Azar Nafisi for the inaugural Harry Ransom Lectures in spring 2009. When: Various dates throughout spring 2009 Where: Various locations on The University of Texas at Austin campus Background: The Harry Ransom Lectures honor former… » Continue Reading