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The Universe Re-Imagined
5 months ago

The Universe Re-Imagined

What possible correlation is there among poet Paul Scheerbart (1863–1915), architect Bruno Taut (1880–1938), painters Hilma af Klint (1862–1944) and Blinky Palermo (1943–1977), and musicians Sun Ra (1914–1993) and …
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Hometown Texas
7 months ago

Hometown Texas

For three decades, Peter Brown has taught photography classes in Rice’s continuing education program, inspiring hundreds of students along the way. For the past quarter century, he has been …
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A Café Made for Art, Food … and Instagram
1 year ago

A Café Made for Art, Food … and Instagram

For friends-turned-business-partners Lulu Fang ’11 and Amy Lin ’11, opening an art café last December was a goal they had dreamt about for years. After graduating with degrees in …
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Artful Opening
1 year ago

Artful Opening

ON FEB. 24, RICE celebrated the opening of the Moody Center for the Arts, a 50,000-square-foot space designed to foster interdisciplinary collaboration through the arts. “The Moody is an …
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Spring 2017: Alumni & Staff Books
1 year ago

Spring 2017: Alumni & Staff Books

Colonialism and Modern Architecture in Germany

Itohan Osayimwese ’01 (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2017)

As the birthplace of Bauhaus — and of many of the pioneers of …
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Houston, Through Children’s Eyes
2 years ago

Houston, Through Children’s Eyes

IN MARCH, THE RICE MEDIA CENTER will display photographs and artworks created by schoolchildren who participated in the Pozos Art Project, an ongoing artistic collaboration between Rice photographer Geoff …
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Top Five: Seats With a View
2 years ago

Top Five: Seats With a View

1. The Hangout

New swaddling hammocks outside Fondren Library draw students (and faculty) in search of a cozy perch.

2. SI and Susie Morris Lounge

A shaded and …
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“Rainbow Room”: A Study of Color
2 years ago

“Rainbow Room”: A Study of Color

Some claim the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. However, for artist Emily Fens’ “Rainbow Room,” both the whole and the individual parts are integral to understanding …
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Things Fall Apart

“CUBICLE,” ARTIST JONATHAN SCHIPPER’S newest time-based, kinetic installation, opened Oct. 6 at the Rice Gallery. Schipper’s works reveal the flow of time as imperceptible until, as in life, we …
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From Houston to LA : Art Shows to See Now
2 years ago

From Houston to LA : Art Shows to See Now

LOS ANGELES Hauser Wirth & Schimmel Revolution in the Making: Abstract Sculpture by Women, 1947–2016 Through Sept. 4, 2016

See a historic flour mill transformed into a museum-caliber place …
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