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Happy Chinese New Year!

2016 is year of the Monkey, with celebrations across London this weekend. Have you seen the magic Lantern festival at Chiswick house?  Filled with jaw droppingly beautiful life size sculpted lanterns, don’t miss out! The library has books on Chinese culture, … 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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Second Sitters exhibition in the Parker Gallery at Commercial Road

Second Sitters  a new exhibition by Upholstery alumni of The Cass reveals that the traditional craft is increasingly attracting a new breed of more experimental artist and design-maker. The exhibition, curated by Jude Dennis and Hannah Stanton show-cases aspects of the craft … 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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Art for Social Spaces: e-learning resource

Public Sculpture and Urban Regeneration in Post-war Britain, by Gillian Whitely. This illustrated learning resource is available from the VADS (Visual Arts Data Service) database. Designed for postgraduate level – of interest to students of fine art, art history, theory … Continue reading

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“Hang on a minute lads I’ve got a great idea…”

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Richard Wilson Hang on a minute lads I’ve got a great idea at the De La Warr Pavilion until the 1st October

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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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Timeline of Art History

The Metropolitan Museum of Artprovides a useful Art History timeline,  funded by the Heilbrunn Foundation. It includes world art maps, thematic essays and contextual  links to art works in the Met’s collections. The Timeline is indexed by chronology, geography, theme, … Continue reading

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Cardboard for designers

Outside the Box: cardboard design now An intriguing look at the creative potential of a humble material. This book illustrates examples of the innovative use of cardboard by leading artists, designers and architects. Over 200 informative and stimulating pages; borrow … Continue reading

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New book on Italian Renaissance art

A New History of Italian Renaissance Art; Stephen J. Campbell and Michael W. Cole New to Commercial Road Library, this volume is impressive in size, content and illustrations. The chronology of the flowering of the Renaissance in Italy is presented … Continue reading

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