Arts

Ramin Bahrani, Michael B. Jordan, Michael Shannon

Director Ramin Bahrani (left) stands with the lead actors in a film adaptation of 'Fahrenheit 451,' Michael B. Jordan and Michael Shannon. Photo by Michael Gibson/HBO

Ramin Bahrani's film, a modern retelling of Ray Bradbury’s dystopian classic was produced for HBO and will also screen at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.
purple and orange geometric shape

Left Push In by Laura Mosquera, 2017. Acrylic, gouache, flashe and printed paper on canvas.

Artistic talent isn’t confined to the professorial and student ranks at the School of the Arts.  Fourteen administrators who work at the school are having their work displayed in a staff exhibition at the LeRoy Neiman Gallery in Dodge Hall.

Sketch of Casa Italiana building on Amsterdam after it was built.
Lorenzo Da Ponte, Columbia's first professor of Italian, whose real name was Emanuele Conegliano, helped create Italian studies not just at the University but in this country, promoting the riches of the culture and bringing its opera to these shores.
David Freedberg

Photo by by John Pinderhughes

Since leaving his native South Africa in 1966 to attend Yale and, later, Oxford, David Freedberg’s art historical interests have spanned the globe as much as he has.

Ayad Ahktar close-up photo with a gray background

Photo by Martin Godwin for The Guardian

The Kennedy prize is given annually to a new play or musical that explores U.S. history and meaningfully participates in the great issues of our day.
black and white photo of two native american women

"Norma" told photographer Daniel Jack Lyons, "In the street there has been a lot of crime that has happened to us. Once my daughter and I went out and three boys attacked us, so one feels panic, fear because you think you are safe but you don't know what may happen to you in the street."

Stark, black-and-white photographs by Daniel Jack Lyons (MPH’12) are on view in Low Library’s rotunda in an exhibition entitled Speaking to Peace: Portraits from Maputo and New York City that ca

painting of a couple reading the New York Times in bed

Las Talaveritas, Sunday Morning NYTimes (2016). Oil on linen. Image courtesy of Aliza Nisenbaum; Mary Mary, Glasgow

Aliza Nisenbaum, a professor and the director of graduate studies in the visual arts program at the School of the Arts, knew she wanted to make a difference in the world.
Arthur Mitchell
Columbia’s Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery celebrates the life and accomplishments of dancer and political activist Arthur Mitchell in the first exhibition of objects from his archive, 'Arthur Mitchell: Harlem’s Ballet Trailblazer.'
Annette Insdorf

Photo Courtesy of Columbia University School of the Arts

Annette Insdorf has been a professor in the film program at the School of the Arts for 30 years, teaching Cinema History to undergraduates in the fall and Analysis of F

Propaganda for Lenin during the Russian Revolution

"Our Lenin" illustrated by William Siegel. Image Courtesy of the Rare Book & Manuscript Library

The Rare Book and Manuscript Library is marking the centennial with an exhibition intended to both convey the dramatic events of 1917 and to show their continued relevance.

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