Topic: Culture

Unprecedented look into Ed Ruscha’s creative process

June 19, 2018
Ed Ruscha, Pool #2, from the portfolio Pools, 1968; printed 1997. Chromogenic color print, 40.4 x 40.7 cm (image).

Exhibit presents an unprecedented look into Ed Ruscha's creative process

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How the Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Affected the Arts

April 4, 2018

It was King’s untimely passing 50 years ago that gave, within the arts, a pronounced fillip. 

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Freedmen’s Town Affirms the Culture of African Americans

March 6, 2018
Freedmen's Town

The idea of home and place are central to the politics of race in America.

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Archive of Photographer Fritz Henle Comes to Texas

Feb. 27, 2018
Fritz Henle (American, b. Germany, 1909–1993), [Nieves Orozco], 1943. Gelatin silver print (contact sheet).

The Ransom Center has acquired Fritz Henle's archive, containing negatives, transparencies, contact sheet books and thousands of prints spanning the photographer’s career. 

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How Hanukkah Has Changed in the U.S.

Jan. 2, 2018

Hanukkah wasn't always the most popular and recognizable of Jewish holidays.

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