Arts

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.

Scherezade Garcia’s work inhabits a baroque universe. A natural storyteller, she uses drawing, printmaking, painting, installation, and other media to create contemporary allegories about history, colonization, and politics.

Like the superheroes in the comic books he collected, Benjamin Schwartz (CC’ 03, P&S ’08) grew up feeling he had two identities.

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