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Paolozzi and Pop

We are lucky enough to be based just around the corner from the fantastic Whitechapel Gallery, who are currently hosting a fabulous exhibition by Eduardo Paolozzi the ‘godfather of pop’. Earlier this year his famous mosaics at Tottenham Court Road … 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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The Architecture Programme at the RA

The Royal Academy hosts talks, performances, exhibitions and debates about architecture’s relationship with film, history, art , gender and more. See the new programme of events for February – April here, including talks on concrete fetishes and everyday modernism. If you … 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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Art For Change

‘Protest art is avowedly activist, seeking to achieve a tangible political impact by mobilizing opinion against a powerful adversary. Protest art turns state propaganda on its head, creating a subversive counter to official iconography.’ (taken from 100 ideas that changed Art via Credo Reference on The … Continue reading

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Menswear book display

A collection of books from Commercial Road library is currently on display in the display case outside the library inspired by the current exhibition at the Jewish Museum ‘Moses, Mods and Mr Fish’. The exhibition looks at menswear, with a focus … Continue reading

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Shakespeare’s anniversary

As well as The Bard’s birthday, April the 23rd this year marks the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. This cultural milestone is being marked all across London and the U.K., from walks and talks to exhibitions and celebrations. See http://www.shakespeare400.org/for a … Continue reading

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Information Visualised book display at Commercial Road Library

Graphs, tables, charts and maps are some of the ways artists and designers visualise data and information. Inspired by the current ‘Big Bang Data’ show on at Somerset House, which explores the issues surrounding the datafication of our world through … Continue reading

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Library Book Exhibition in Memory of David Bowie

                          Commercial Road Library Book Exhibition in Memory of David Bowie 8 January 1947 – 10 January 2016 His influence in music, fashion, gender, style, song writing, record … Continue reading

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Art of the Self Portrait

  Commercial Library is celebrating the Art of the Self Portrait Simon Schama’s TV programme The Face of Britain can be watched anytime from any device via Box of Broadcasts The exhibition at The National Portrait Gallery Books at Commercial … Continue reading

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