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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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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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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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International Women’s Day resources

8th March is International Women’s Day, so a great reason to promote some of the online resources you can use to discover  information about inspirational women, not just in art and design, but across other subjects. As London Met students … Continue reading

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Artists and Archives

South London Gallery At time of writing The South London Gallery, along with other galleries in the UK, is closed due to the pandemic, however you can find some great information and events online around their exhibition  An archive by … 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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Studio Ghibli resources

Last Tuesday, 5th of January, marked the 80th birthday of Japanese animator, director, producer, screenwriter, author, and manga artist Hayao Miyazaki. He is the co-founder of the world-famous film and animation studio Studio Ghibli, which boasts an array of award … Continue reading

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The Social Art Library

The Social Art Library  is a new collectively-built archive and resource library for and about social art practice by AXIS. It is one of the outcomes of  a project with Manchester Metropolitan University, in recognition that increasing numbers of Axis … Continue reading

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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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