Harry Ransom Center

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  • Deborah Hay performing.
    DEBORAH HAY: This award-winning choreographer and pivotal figure in the development of post-modern dance has established her archive at the Center. Here she performs in “Shaking Awake The Sleeping Child,” 1981.
  • Collection Connections: Adhesiveness, Walt Whitman and David Hockney
  • Wordplay Poetry Series: Melissa Pritchett
    WATCH NOW: Melissa Pritchett of Houston's Alley Theatre performs works of American poet Anne Sexton.
  • A closer look at Frida Kahlo's Self-Portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird
  • Gabriel García Márquez The Making of a Global Writer
  • Yasuo Kuniyoshi reclining on a chair
    ARNOLD NEWMAN: A new digital collection features selections from the photographer’s portraits of artists, writers, and well known cultural figures. Newman photographed Japanese-American painter, photographer and printmaker Yasuo Kuniyoshi in New York City.
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Gabriel García Márquez

Through January 2

Self-Portrait by Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo Self-Portrait

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