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A Cabinet of Drawings

Ransom Center Curator of Art Peter Mears discusses curating the art exhibition A Cabinet of Drawings. This survey or "cabinet" of more than 100 drawings from the Ransom Center's diverse collections features book illustrations, designs, illustrated letters, landscapes, and portraiture by such internationally recognized figures as William Blake, Jean Cocteau, Miguel Covarrubias, E. E. Cummings, Thomas Jefferson, Henry Miller, Pablo Picasso, and Dante Gabriel Rossetti.