“It has been said that loneliness is the great American malady. What is the nature of this loneliness? It would seem essentially to be a quest for identity.”—Carson McCullers’s essay “The Nature of Loneliness”
We are pleased to share our interview with Ransom Center member Susan Scafati, an Austin-based, American contemporary artist. She is a member of Lakes Were Rivers, an artist collective showcased in the Ransom Center’s 2013 exhibition Contemporary Photographic Practice and the Archive. [Read more…] about Member Profile: Susan Scafati
The Harry Ransom Center partnered with Central Market to present “Dining with Harry Houdini,” a cooking class inspired by the life of the legendary performer and stage illusionist, on Sunday, October 16, 2016. [Read more…] about A touch of illusion… and sprinkle of paprika
Over 500 members and guests joined us on Friday, February 12, to celebrate culture and creativity at the Harry Ransom Center. Thank you to all of the attendees and sponsors who made the “Ampersand” opening party a fun evening! [Read more…] about “Ampersand” party an absolute success
“Frank Reaugh was the most improbable of artists, a European-trained Impressionist whose entire oeuvre was devoted to Longhorn cattle and the West Texas landscape.” –Ron Tyler, “Foreword”
Enjoy a deeper look into Reaugh’s work with Windows on the West: The Art of Frank Reaugh, the companion publication edited by Ransom Center Curator of Art Peter F. Mears. This hard-back publication features in-depth essays from four contributors and more than 100 images that exemplify Frank Reaugh’s life’s work. [Read more…] about Shop for merchandise inspired by Frank Reaugh exhibition
Thanks to the support of our members and sponsors, “West by Southwest,” the opening party for Frank Reaugh: Landscapes of Texas and the American West, was a great success.
This past Friday, guests enjoyed a Western evening with Texas Country music from Glen Collins and [Read more…] about Thanks, y’all! “West by Southwest” Party Round-Up