Category Archives: External archives and libraries

Russian Revolution

2017 is the centenary of the Russian Revolution, and has seen numerous exhibitions and events commemorating this extraordinary period in history. “The Russian Revolution stretched from February to October 1917 (Julian calendar), and it was one of the most significant … Continue reading

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Talwin Morris on VADS database

VADS (Visual Arts Data Service) is the online resource for visual arts, and they have just launched one of the world’s largest collections of Art Nouveau designs for book covers by Talwin Morris. The collection is held by Glasgow School of Art … Continue reading

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Animals and nature display

To coincide with the current exhibition at the Wellcome Collection, ‘Making Nature: How We See Animals’, we have collated a display of animal themed books in Aldgate Library. It includes books on artists and illustrators who depict animals or use … Continue reading

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New Zealand too far to go for an exhibition? Well look online!

For those of you interested in Artists’ Books/Book Art/ Letterpress etc this exhibition in the University of Otago Library Special Collections looks great! A bit far to go? Well most of the content is shared on line. The exhibition is … Continue reading

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Visual Arts Data Service (VADS) at University for the Creative Arts

  The Visual Arts Data Service (VADS) at the University for the Creative Arts (UCA) has released over 1300 newly researched records of old master paintings. The 1,306 paintings, which come from four of the UK’s most important regional collections, … Continue reading

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ProBE Architecture and Building Labour Symposium on 15th July

ProBE Centre for the Study of the Built Environment University of Westminster – Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment (fABE) and Westminster Business School (WBS) ARCHITECTURE AND BUILDING LABOUR: AFTERWORD OR PROLOGUE? DATE: Friday 15 July 2016, 10.30am-5.30pm VENUE: … Continue reading

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Maps Online David Rumsey Historical Map Collection

David Rumsey Map Collection free online database and blog at Stanford University The historical map collection has over 67,000 maps and images online. The collection includes rare 16th through 21st century maps of America, North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Pacific and the World. Popular collection categories are celestial, antique … Continue reading

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UK Hague Agreement for Industrial Designs and EU Trade Mark regulation 2016

  European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) Regulation (EU) No 2015/2424 of the European Parliament and the Council amending the Community trade mark regulation has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union. The Amending Regulation will enter … Continue reading

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Survey of London Blog

  Survey of London The Survey of London provides essential reading for anyone wishing to find out about the capital’s built environment. The Survey of London has explored London districts in its 120-year history, from Soho, Mayfair and Covent Garden … Continue reading

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Paul Mellon Centre is Now Open

Concrete and Controversy: The Architecture of Connell, Ward and Lucas Paul Mellon Centre in London, Bedford Square is now open Exhibition now showing Until 29 Jan 2016 A display of material from the Dennis Sharp Archive Drawing Room, Paul Mellon … Continue reading

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