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South Asian Heritage Month display

July 18th -August 17th is South Asian Heritage Month, and to celebrate we have put together a display of books at Aldgate library, focusing on textiles from the area, in particular India. “The month aims to amplify and celebrate British … Continue reading

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Summer Show In Real Life!

After 2 years of happening mostly online, the School of Art, Architecture and Design summer show is back in real life for 2022! Students from all art, architecture and design courses will exhibit their work from 22 June – 2 … Continue reading

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World Book Night Giveaway!

This week we were delighted to be taking part in World Book Night once again! This is the fist year we have been able to properly take part with giving out books, as the previous two years we have taken part … Continue reading

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Photography exhibition in Aldgate Library

Aldgate Library has been turned into a temporary exhibtion space for ‘Full Plié‘  the photography exhibition for Women’s History Month by our 2nd year BA Photography students. It is currently on in the Library Lounge and all around the Aldgate … Continue reading

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New image resource ARTSTOR at London Met

ARTSTOR contains millions of images from some of the world’s top photo archives,  museums, libraries and artists, (including rare materials not available anywhere else), which you can use in your assignments, as all content is rights-cleared for education and research. … Continue reading

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Artists’ Books online and Symposium

A selection of artists’ books has been launched online on VADS from the bookRoom collection at the University for the Creative Arts (UCA). bookRoom is an experimental post-digital research and publishing platform within the School of Fine Art and Photography … Continue reading

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National Art Library to re-open

Great news for art book lovers and researchers, the National Art Library has re-opened! The National Art Library is held at the V&A Museum in South Kensington, and holds the UK’s most comprehensive public reference collection of literature on the fine … Continue reading

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Open access photography archive of British art now online

An open access photography archive of British art and architecture collected by the Paul Mellon Centre from 1964 is now available to browse online. It consists of photographs of works that were often behind closed doors of private houses and … Continue reading

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Plant data

Plants of the World Online is an online database of digitised data of flora gathered over the last 250 years of botanical research. It was set up by Kew Gardens and contains data from them and their partners, including the … Continue reading

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Textile structures and resources

Knitting is not just for woolly jumpers, did you see the amazing talents of Margaret Seaman earlier this summer, who knitted an incredible version of the Queen’s Sandringham House ? Or how about an architectural structure? This impressive project is created … Continue reading

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