Category Archives: Library e-resources

Olympic design resources

If the Olympics has got you all fired up and inspired, but in an artistic rather than a running kind of way, then check out the new theme in Bloomsbury Design Library: ‘Olympic Design: Visual identity, activism and designing to … Continue reading

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New online library resources

London Met Libraries have been able to buy more online resources, due to the ongoing pandemic, and our physical libraries currently being closed again (January 2021). You can find more information in our library news section, but a few highlights … Continue reading

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Adore Dior

With the record breaking Christian Dior exhibition currently wowing V & A visitors, (all sold out for its entire run!) we thought we would pay homage with a display of some of our Dior items in Aldgate Library, which has … Continue reading

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Bauhaus 100

2019 sees the centenary of the visionary art school, The Bauhaus, which opened in 1919. As Cass lecturer Patrick Brill (AKA Bob and Roberta Smith, who teaches Fine Art here), once described the Cass as the ‘Aldgate Bauhaus’, we couldn’t let … Continue reading

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Film posters galore!

Monday 28th of January sees  a talk at the BFI Reuben library about film posters and whether they inspire watching films. There will be a slideshow to explore examples of fantastic film posters, from classics to obscurities, presented by BFI … Continue reading

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The Greatest Show on Earth!

2018 marks the 250th anniversary of the modern circus, and throughout most of April CircusFest is happening in London, which ‘…celebrates the future of circus: daring and diverse, punky and poetic’. The Round House is hosting most of the events, … Continue reading

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Humphry Repton 200

24th of March marks the 200th anniversary of the English Landscape Gardener Humphry Repton’s death, and to celebrate his life and work the Gardens Trust and other organisations are putting on events throughout 2018, including walks, cycle rides, exhibitions and … Continue reading

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Year of The Dog

February the 16th saw the new Chinese New Year begin, and 2018 is the year of the dog – a great excuse for a display about dogs in Aldgate Library! From paintings by George Stubbs to David Hockney,  photography by … Continue reading

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Artists and Archives talks in January

January sees a couple of interesting talks coming up at BFI and Tate Britain libraries about artists and archives: BFI Reuben Library, Monday 15th January, 18:30 The Artist in the Archive and the Library + Q&A with Luke Fowler Turner … Continue reading

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Cycle September

Cycle September is here, and there’s only one thing for it – look at some books on bicycle design or consider how the bicycle can be a work of art. Marcel Duchamp managed famously with one of his first readymades … Continue reading

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