Arts

From 19th-century studio practice through the independence era of the 1950s and 1960s, African photography has best been known for modes of portraiture that crystallize subjects’ identities and social milieus.

Zosha Di Castri

Photo by John Pinderhughes

Di Castri, who at 31 is one of the youngest composers to be featured, describes herself as a composer, pianist and sound artist.
Harper's Weekly Joseph Pulitzer Cartoon
When Gwendolyn Brooks won a Pulitzer for "Annie Allen," she became the first African American to win. When Sinclair Lewis won for "Arrowsmith," he refused it—the only time that has happened. These are just a few of the anecdotes shared in a new exhibition.
From left: Kellie Jones, Sarah Stillman and Claudia Rankine

From left: Kellie Jones, Sarah Stillman and Claudia Rankine

Columbia's MacArthur "Genius Grant" winners join a distinguished group from a variety of fields who received fellowships for creative work that demonstrates notable originality, dedication and self-direction.
Portrait of Carol Becker

Photo by Mayumi Lake

School of the Arts Dean Carol Becker’s research interests range from feminist theory and American cultural history to the education of artists and social responsibility.

School of the Arts Dean Carol Becker’s research interests range from feminist theory and American cultural history to the education of artists and social responsibility.

Dean of Columbia's School of the Arts Carol Becker discusses the new home for the school on the Manhattanville campus.

Japanese-born, Harlem-based visual artist Tomo Mori has turned the Miller Theatre lobby into an immersive landscape, surrounding viewers with a waterfall of designs and digital images.

A site-specific installation for Miller Theatre, Columbia University in collaboration with The Wallach Art Gallery

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery will have a new home on Columbia University's Manhattanville campus. Deborah Cullen, director and chief curator of the Gallery, discusses her vision inspired by the new location.

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