Tag Archives: printmaking

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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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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Danny Flynn: Print items collection

Letterpress, fonts, print-ephemera and humour are the key ingredients of an intriguing exhibition at Commercial Road Library. Danny Flynn, visiting lecturer in Graphic Design at The CASS is showing his own graphic designs and collection of printed items. Many of … Continue reading

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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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The Getty Research Portal

The Getty Institute has teamed up with international libraries and museums to provide free online access to art history publications in the public domain. View or download complete digital versions of books and related literature for the study of art, … Continue reading

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David Skingle exhibition

David Skingle Absolute Silence from the Sound on the Right A memorial exhibition of prints and paintings Commercial Road Library Gallery 7 May – 25 May 2012 with thanks to Barbara Skingle curated by Nigel Oxley and Dolores De Sade

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Museum removes copyright restrictions from 10,000+ images

The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore USA  has removed copyright restrictions from more than 10,000 images of works in its collections.  These  images are now licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0) The objects in the internationally renowned collection … Continue reading

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Nigel Oxley: Commercial Road Library exhibition

The Cheerful Blush  15 April – 4 May 2012 An exhibition of exquisite small-scale prints by Nigel Oxley, a lecturer in printmaking at The Cass.   It includes ‘The Swing’,  a series of aquatints inspired by cherry blossom,  coinciding with the … Continue reading

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Whistler: etchings magnified

Glasgow University has launched The Whistler Etching Project. This online  Catalogue Raisonné  explores over 490 etchings by James McNeill Whistler . Powerful zooming tools enable  a examination of every detail of the etching process; plate edges, cross-hatching, open-bites. Whistler’s  draughtmanship, … Continue reading

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Read about LondonMet academics 2: Nigel Oxley

Nigel Oxley is an internationally-renowned guru of intaglio printmaking processes. He shares his expertise with students of The Cass working in the creative maelstrom of the printmaking workshop at Commercial Road. Nigel’s ground-breaking book on colour etching is available to … Continue reading

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