Tag: Library

Getty Library Acquires Rare Materials on African American Art – ARTnews.com

The Getty Research Institute (GRI) in Los Angeles has acquired the private collection of Lee Kaplan, a local bookseller who amassed a significant archive of eclectic published material and ephemera on Black artists. “Running the gamut from out-of-print catalogues published by long-defunct galleries to recent zines by Los Angeles artists, this significant acquisition presents a unique opportunity for the Library to collect deeply and ...

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NEWS | Plans for a library at Maylord Orchards and redevelopment of Hereford Museum & Art Gallery move forward

Plans for the Maylord Orchard Library and Learning Resource Centre, as well as the redevelopment of the Hereford Museum & Art Gallery have moved a step forward, with the expenditure required to instruct the technical project manager and design team to complete the detailed design stage of each project confirmed. The decision taken on the Hereford Museum and Art Gallery was that the redevelopment ...

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Morgan Library & Museum Exhibits Work from Souls Grown Deep Foundation – ARTnews.com

Lonnie Holley came to art via tombstones. In 1979, when his sister lost two children in a house fire, Holley managed his grief by chipping away at stone, carving headstones for his niece and nephew’s graves. Afterward, he kept making sculptures and eventually began working with other materials, like wood, barbed wire, and animal bones. Despite their formal eclecticism, these pieces share a purpose: ...

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Covid-19 art joins work at the National Library

Three pieces of artwork from the pandemic exhibition, which launched on 21 June 2021, have been chosen to join the National Art Collection Printed and digital download photos available Three pieces of artwork from an Aberystwyth Arts Centre exhibition, celebrating the value that the arts played over the pandemic, will be joining the National Library of Wales. The Oriel Lockdown exhibition launched when the ...

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Lafayette gets first mini art gallery: It’s like a little free library, but for art | News

The first of four planned mini art galleries in Lafayette has gone up at Moncus Park ahead of the Jan. 1 opening.The new mini art gallery, which artist Bob Borel proposed as part of a local art grant, operates like a little free library. Instead of swapping books in the decorated, weather-proof box, however, people are encouraged to swap tiny pieces of art."Once you ...

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Remembering talented Newlaithes Junior pupils whose art decorated Morton library

The children of Newlaithes Junior School, Morton, Carlisle, were sparing no effort in their art classes in 1966. The 10 and 11 year olds had a permanent “gallery” in the shape of the children’s section of the Morton branch library where they hung their work since it opened. Mr Bob Simons, headmaster of the school, said “We have had some very good comments passed ...

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