Arts & Humanities

A Composer’s Path from Rio de Janeiro to New York City

In his first semester teaching at Columbia, Marcos Balter encourages his students to embrace change and curiosity.

Mankiewicz family illustration, Columbia Magazine
Illustration by Nicole Rifkin
How the Mankiewicz Family Got Their Hollywood Ending

They gave the world Citizen Kane and All About Eve. But it took Ben Mankiewicz (’92 JRN), the host of Turner Classic Movies and the youngest star of this four-generation Columbia family, to bring them all together.

Ivan Rome, Columbia University School of the Arts MFA student
Ivan Rome (photo by Tia Carr).
Screenwriter Ivan Rome Looks Homeward

As the inaugural recipient of the Bobby Kashif Cox Memorial Scholarship, the Columbia School of the Arts MFA student takes inspiration from his native Georgia.

Exhibitions

Balaam sitting on his donkey, with an angel brandishing a sword in the background, from a text of liturgical prayers (Columbia University MS X893 J522); photo by Ardon Bar Hama
Balaam sitting on his donkey, with an angel brandishing a sword in the background, from a text of liturgical prayers (Columbia University MS X893 J522); photo by Ardon Bar Hama
The Jews of Corfu: Between the Adriatic and the Ionian

A joint exhibition between the Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Jewish Theological Seminary features works from the centuries-old Jewish community on the Greek island.

William Cordova and Lee Quiñones

physical graffiti, 2019

Columbia University LeRoy Neiman Gallery
William Cordova and Lee Quiñones, "physical graffiti," 2019; screen print with spray-paint stenciling, paint marker, oil stick, and photo collage.
Can’t Stop Won’t Stop: Meditations on Resilience

An exhibition at the LeRoy Neiman Gallery of works by Fab 5 Freddy, Lee Quiñones, and william cordova is on view through October 14, 2022.

photograph of 4 Ukrainian soldiers by Sasha Maslov, Harriman Institute, Columbia University
Ukrainian service members near the front lines in southern Ukraine. Photo by Sasha Maslov
Scorched Earth, Broken Lives

Ukrainian-American photographer Sasha Maslov's pictures depict the devastating effects of the war in Ukraine, in an exhibition at the Harriman Institute. On view through October 14, 2022. 

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