Arts

Open This End features both iconic and lesser-known works from some of the most significant artists of the last 50 years.

Hadrian's Villa Columbia University Archeology
Twenty miles east of Rome lies the villa of the emperor Hadrian, who ruled for about 20 years during the second century A.D., but whose lavish estate has exercised a strong influence on architects and artists since its rediscovery in the 15th century.

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

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