Arts

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?.

Portrait of Sir Kenelm Digby Painting Restored Columbia University

Cornelius Johnson, Portrait of Sir Kenelm Digby, oil on panel, 31 x 24 in. At left, the painting before restoration, image courtesy of the Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library. Right, post-conservation photograph by Juan Trujillo

Recently, one of the finest British paintings in the University’s art collection was the subject of a year-long conservation project.

The exhibit titled Messages Across Time and Space: Inupiat Drawings from the 1890s was curated by Frances Negron-Muntaner, Elizabeth Hutchinson, Sarah Diver, and Christopher Green.

Bringing Bach to unexpected places is nothing new for Matt Haimovitz. In Manhattan alone, his performances have taken him from the High Line to Carnegie Hall to CBGB.

Rembrandt van Rijn (1606–1669) manipulated his copperplates in unprecedented ways to achieve printed images that were often in flux.

Nobel Laureate Orhan Pamuk, the Robert Yik-Fong Tam Professor of the Humanities and professor of writing in the School of the Arts, is one of Turkey's most prominent novelists. His latest novel is,"A Strangeness in My Mind."
Margo Jefferson Author Columbia University
Pulitzer Prize-winning School of the Arts Professor Margo Jefferson has been a staff writer for "The New York Times" and "Newsweek;" her reviews and essays have appeared in "New York Magazine," "Grand Street," "Vogue," "Harper's" and elsewhere.
Scherezade Garcia Immigration Artist Miller Theatre Columbia University
A mural has once again transformed the lobby of the University’s Miller Theatre. On its walls Dominican-born, Brooklyn-based Scherezade Garcia has created vivid panels that flow through the space like water.

A mural has once again transformed the lobby of the University’s Miller Theatre. On its walls Dominican-born, Brooklyn-based Scherezade Garcia has created vivid panels that flow through the space like water.

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