Artist Ed Ruscha remembers his first visit to the Ransom Center, the University of Texas’ famed literary and photography archive.
“I got to see the world’s oldest photograph and a Gutenberg Bible, and it sort of went on from there,” said Ruscha. “It’s a remarkable place. It was really inspiring to go through it and see the vastness of their collection and their commitment to history.”
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Ruscha at the Ransom Center
When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays (Thursday until 7 p.m.), noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Dec. 1.
Where: Ransom Center, University of Texas campus, 21st and Guadalupe streets.
Information: 512-471-8944, www.hrc.utexas.edu.