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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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CASS Summer Show

Cass students from a variety of disciplines will take part in the CASS Summer Show 2017 and will display their showcases in Central House from: Friday 23 June – Saturday 8 July 2017 The opening hours will be: Mon-Fri: 10am – … Continue reading

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Government Art Collection

Did you know the UK Government own a collection of art? The role of the collection is ‘to promote British art while contributing to cultural diplomacy’, and pieces are selected to be displayed in government buildings in the UK (including … Continue reading

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War Artists

As Remembrance day approaches, and the Paul Nash exhibition at Tate Britain opens, we can consider the role artists take in war time. War artists depict aspects of war through art, exploring aspects of violence and social changes, often not … Continue reading

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Green Themed Display – “Painting the Modern Garden” Exhibition at Commercial Road Library

  Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse at the Royal Academy 30th January – 20th April 2016 Green-themed book display to mark our London Met “Green Week” Monday 7th March – 11th March See the London Met for details … Continue reading

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New Titles in Fine Art in the Library

Please have a look at our new titles in Fine Art purchased this academic year 2012-2013. The list with cover illustrations is available here.

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Matthew Macaulay paintings: Commercial Rd Library

Matthew Macaulay’s richly painted abstracts are on show in the Library Gallery space 8 – 26th April 2013. Matthew is the artist-in-residence at Aberystwyth Arts Centre and the Director of the artist-run Pluspace Gallery. More  paintings and information here  

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Season’s Greetings

To all CASS students and academics. Best wishes for a good Christmas break and a happy and productive 2013 from all at Commercial Road Library. The Christmas illustration is from the Bridgeman Education image database. You can access this rich … Continue reading

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Rijksmuseum: 125,000 artworks digitally free

Good  copyright news from The Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. The freshly-launched  Rijks Studio makes more than 125,000 objects from the collection digitally accessible, free of charge for personal or educational purposes. This includes theses, educational material, projects, lectures. Images may be used … Continue reading

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Free National Portrait Gallery images

“The National Portrait Gallery now provides free downloads of a large range of images from its Collection for academic and non-commercial projects through a new web-site facility. Over 53,000 low-resolution images will now be available free of charge to non-commercial … Continue reading

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