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).
Photographer Alec Soth and Writer Brad Zellar Will Explore “Texas Triangle” for Latest Edition of The LBM Dispatch
AUSTIN, Texas — The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, is partnering with photographer Alec Soth and writer Brad Zellar to bring their limited edition, “irregularly published” newspaper The LBM Dispatch to Texas.
AUSTIN, Texas — The Harry Ransom Center presents “Eli Reed: The Lost Boys of Sudan,” an exhibition of photographs by Eli Reed (b. 1946), Magnum photographer and clinical professor of journalism at The University of Texas at Austin.
AUSTIN, Texas – The Magnum Photos collection, which contains nearly 200,000 press prints of images taken by world-renowned Magnum photographers, has been donated to the Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin. The gift was made by Michael and Susan Dell, Glenn and Amanda Fuhrman and John and Amy Phelan.
“Radical Transformation: Magnum Photos into the Digital Age,” an exhibition at the Harry Ransom Center, explores the evolution of Magnum Photos from print journalism to the digital age and reveals a global cooperative that is continually in flux and exploring new relationships between photographers, their subjects and their viewers.
The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has awarded more than 65 research fellowships for 2013-14.
A new book by the University of Texas Press, “Front Row Seat: A Photographic Portrait of the Presidency of George W. Bush,” presents an extraordinary collection of images, many never before published, by former Chief White House Photographer Eric Draper. Part of the Focus on American History Series with The University of Texas at Austin’s… » Continue Reading
AUSTIN, Texas — What began as an effort to better understand how animal and human visual systems work has led to a revolutionary method for enlarging and enhancing photos that is being made available, free of charge, from the Center for Perceptual Systems at The University of Texas at Austin. Wilson Geisler, center director and… » Continue Reading
The sport of basketball has captivated the nation and the world for more than 120 years. This fall, a cross-campus collaboration at The University of Texas at Austin inspired by the 1891 "Original Rules of Basket Ball" document, captures the spirit and history of basketball from its humble beginnings in a Massachusetts YMCA to the grand spectacle of the modern NBA.
Retrospective “Arnold Newman: Masterclass” Provides First U.S. Opportunity for Reappraisal of Photographer’s Work
“Arnold Newman: Masterclass,” the first posthumous retrospective of Arnold Newman (1918-2006), explores the career of one of the finest portrait photographers of the 20th century. The Harry Ransom Center, which holds the Arnold Newman archive, hosts the exhibition’s first U.S. showing Feb. 12-May 12, 2013. The exhibition was organized by the American nonprofit organization Foundation… » Continue Reading