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British Art and Natural Forces online programme

The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art has been hosting an online programme of research events relating to British Art and Natural Forces. The events focus on the encounter between artistic and art-historical practice and the forces of … Continue reading

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65,000 photographs to browse on Ed Ruscha archive

The Getty Research Institute (GRI), had launched 12 Sunsets: Exploring Ed Ruscha’s Archive, which is an interactive website allowing you to browse through more than 65,000 photographs taken by artist Ed Ruscha between 1965 and 2007 of Sunset Boulevard in … Continue reading

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VADS images resource new website

VADS (Visual Arts Data Service) is a unique repository of images created and managed by the University for the Creative Arts (UCA) Library. They have just released a new website, and the updated VADS offers improved access to its archive … Continue reading

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Homemade banners book and online archives

A new book about banners celebrating women’s empowerment, made by artists has been published, and you can see some of the great artworks in this Guardian article, as well an online preview of the book here. Where else might you … Continue reading

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Frida Kahlo museum virtual tour

Frida Kahlo’s House in Mexico City¬†- now a museum, has a beautiful, walled garden and many paintings on display inside the building.¬† Now you can take a virtual tour of the museum from your home. You can either click on … Continue reading

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Free journal downloads

Although we have many journals available to download and read online through the library catalogue, some are still only available in print. Emigre Magazine (graphic design) is usually accessible in our Aldgate library as a print journal, however for the … Continue reading

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Argos catalogue archive online

Last month Argos announced it would stop printing it’s seminal paper catalogue (apparently once found in three quarters of British homes, and only the Bible was found in more homes!), as online shopping increases. It was first printed 47 years … Continue reading

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Judith Butler event

Judith Butler is one of those names we see constantly on books coming in and out of the library, her books cover topics relevant in so many subjects. So we were very excited to hear she would be presenting a … Continue reading

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British Art podcasts

The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art have started a new series of podcasts ‘British Art Talks‘. Each episode features new research and aims to enhance and expand knowledge of British art and architecture, including such topics as: … Continue reading

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Archives for the future

We are currently living through a historic time. When we want to research historic moments we often go to archives and museums specialising in that area or subject. In the future it is likely the extraordinary time we are living … Continue reading

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