Harry Ransom Center

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Past Exhibitions

The Rise of Everyday Design: The Arts and Crafts Movement in Britain and America
Modernist Networks: The Annette Campbell-White Collection
Ed Ruscha: Archaeology and Romance
Mexico Modern: Art, Commerce, and Cultural Exchange, 1920–1945
Stories to Tell: Selections from the Harry Ransom Center
Elliott Erwitt: Home Around the World
Look Inside: New Photography Acquisitions
Shakespeare in Print and Performance
Frank Reaugh: Landscapes of Texas and the American West
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
The Making of Gone With The Wind
The World at War: 1914–1918
Radical Transformation: Magnum Photos into the Digital Age
Literature and Sport
Contemporary Photographic Practice and the Archive
Arnold Newman: Masterclass
I Have Seen the Future: Norman Bel Geddes Designs America
The King James Bible: Its History and Influence
Banned, Burned, Seized, and Censored
The Greenwich Village Bookshop Door: A Portal to Bohemia, 1920-1925
Becoming Tennessee Williams
Culture Unbound: Collecting in the Twenty-First Century
Discovering the Language of Photography: The Gernsheim Collection
Making Movies
¡Viva! Mexico's Independence
From Out That Shadow: The Life and Legacy of Edgar Allan Poe
Other Worlds: Rare Astronomical Works
The Persian Sensation: 'The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám' in the West
Fritz Henle: In Search of Beauty
The Mystique of the Archive
A Cabinet of Drawings
On the Road with the Beats
Jess: To and From the Printed Page
Inside El Salvador
Rehearsing the American Dream: Arthur Miller's Theater
Dress Up: Portrait and Performance in Victorian Photography
Joe Ely: Bonfire of Roadmaps
The American Twenties
Norman Mailer Takes On America
Feliks Topolski: Portraits of Britain's Twentieth-Century Literary Greats
The Image Wrought: Historical Photographic Approaches in the Digital Age
Technologies of Writing

Walker Evans and James Agee: Let Us Now Praise Famous Men
November 2, 2004 – December 12, 2004

Miguel Covarrubias: A Certain Clairvoyance
October 19, 2004 – April 24, 2005

Writing Among the Ruins: Graham Greene and Evelyn Waugh
October 5, 2004 – March 20, 2004

Photography's Turning Point: The Journal Camera Work
April 20, 2004 – October 17, 2004

Go Out and Look: The Photography of Russell Lee
April 20, 2004 – October 17, 2004

Collaborative Spirit: Prints, Presses, & Deluxe Artists' Books
April 6, 2004 – October 3, 2004

20 x 20: Twenty American Poets of the Twentieth Century
April 6, 2004 – September 19, 2004

Make It New: The Rise of Modernism
October 21, 2003 – March 7, 2004

In a New Light
May 13, 2003 – September 14, 2003