Arts

In December 2015, Clement Meadmore’s Curl was welcomed back to its home in front of Uris Hall after a full restoration. The swooping Cor-Ten steel sculpture, which was commissioned by Business School benefactor Percy Uris, was originally installed in 1968.

Alhelí Alvarado-Díaz Core Curriculum Columbia University

Image Courtesy by Alhelí Alvarado-Díaz

Alhelí Alvarado-Díaz (GSAS’02,’09) is looking at the Core Curriculum through a new lens. An adjunct professor in Contemporary Civilization, she has added a component of filmmaking to her course.

Charlotte Levitt Columbia University
Charlotte Levitt cultivates an audience for the dozens of concerts put on each year at Columbia’s Miller Theatre, which 'The New York Times' has described as one of the “city’s foremost new music venues.”
Exhibit Toy Story Image

Image from instructional booklet accompanying Richter’s Anchor-Building-Bricks: real stone in three colours. (New York, 1887).

Puzzles, a folding dollhouse, 19th century peep shows, pop-up books and Lego models are all on display in “Classics at Play,” an exhibition of architectural toys from the Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library collection.

In December 2015, Clement Meadmore’s Curl was welcomed back to its home in front of Uris Hall after a full restoration. The swooping Cor-Ten steel sculpture, which was commissioned by Business School benefactor Percy Uris, was originally installed in 1968.

Miller inaugurates a new holiday tradition, a playful production that brings to life Saint-Saëns’ musical “salute to feathers, fur, and fins”—Carnival of the Animals.

Post-Conservation Re-dedication of Meadmore's Curl

Congressman John Lewis’ Life of Civil Rights Leadership Chronicled in Graphic Novels

Congressman John Lewis Civil Rights March Selma Comic Book
You might not think that civil rights and graphic novels go together, but Georgia Congressman John Lewis has turned to the popular literary form.
COLUMBIA RARE BOOK & MANUSCRIPT LIBRARY Illustration Trevor Winkfield

Page detail from Faster Than Birds Can Fly by John Ashbery, with illustrations by Trevor Winkfield. New York: Granary Books, 2009. Courtesy of the Columbia Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

In 2001, Granary Books, a small press based in New York, published an illustrated catalog of all its books titled, When Will the Book Be Done?.

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