Rice University
Rice Magazine| The Magazine of Rice University | No. 3 | 2009

Arts:

No Barriers

No Barriers
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During the two years that Brazilian artist Henrique Oliveira pursued his master’s degree at University of São Paulo, the scenic view from his studio window was of a plywood fence surrounding a construction site across the street.

Billboard Art
Another Roadside Attraction
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Everything is big in Texas, and that includes Rice student art. This past summer, original work by five Rice students was displayed in heroic scale on a series of billboards in and around College Station.
Mexico Art
Deep in the heArt of Mexico
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High in the rugged central region of Mexico, about 185 miles northwest of Mexico City, lies the unlikely destination of a group of Rice art students: the former ghost town of Mineral de Pozos.
Bass
Walk Softly and Carry a Big Instrument
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Two Shepherd School of Music bassists don’t have to go around begging for either respect or an audience. They earned both this past summer at the 2009 International Society of Bassists Double Bass Competition, the field’s most prestigious competition.