Harry Ransom Center

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  • A closer look at Frida Kahlo's Self-Portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird
  • Collection Connections: Hazel Burnett’s Impact on Film Music
  • Wordplay Poetry Series: Todd Waite
    WATCH NOW: Works of 16th- and 17th-century poets will be highlighted by Todd Waite of Houston's Alley Theatre as part of the Wordplay virtual poetry series.
  • Gabriel García Márquez The Making of a Global Writer
  • Truman Capote reclining on a chair
    ARNOLD NEWMAN: A new digital collection features a selection of 100 photographs and associated contact sheets by American photographer Arnold Newman, focusing on his acclaimed Artist Series, as well as a small group of his early explorations of photography’s experimental and documentary modes.
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  • Explore online: Gabriel García Márquez: The Making of a Global Writer
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Gabriel García Márquez

Through January 2

Self-Portrait by Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo Self-Portrait

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