Tag Archives: printmaking

Lightboxes and Lettering exhibition and display

Just up the road from our Aldgate campus, Bow Arts Nunnery Gallery has an exhibition on about the history of east London’s print industry. ‘Lightboxes and Lettering‘ tells the story of the print industry across the 20th century, focusing on the … Continue reading

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Daylighting event at Wellcome Collection

Daylighting is a 4 day event at the Wellcome Collection, London, exploring the interconnections of art, activism, performance, politics, health and print, and challenging  existing archives and systems of knowledge. The programme of events, which takes place 18 – 21st October  … Continue reading

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The Met Museum adds thousands of copyright free images online

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York has released thousands of its works of art online to the public domain, in a new ‘Open Access’ initiative, in collaboration with Creative Commons (a non-profit organisation that aims to promote the … Continue reading

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Russian Revolution

2017 is the centenary of the Russian Revolution, and has seen numerous exhibitions and events commemorating this extraordinary period in history. “The Russian Revolution stretched from February to October 1917 (Julian calendar), and it was one of the most significant … Continue reading

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Art For Change

‘Protest art is avowedly activist, seeking to achieve a tangible political impact by mobilizing opinion against a powerful adversary. Protest art turns state propaganda on its head, creating a subversive counter to official iconography.’ (taken from 100 ideas that changed Art via Credo Reference on The … 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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Danny Flynn: Print items collection

Letterpress, fonts, print-ephemera and humour are the key ingredients of an intriguing exhibition at Commercial Road Library. Danny Flynn, visiting lecturer in Graphic Design at The CASS is showing his own graphic designs and collection of printed items. Many of … Continue reading

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Season’s Greetings

To all CASS students and academics. Best wishes for a good Christmas break and a happy and productive 2013 from all at Commercial Road Library. The Christmas illustration is from the Bridgeman Education image database. You can access this rich … Continue reading

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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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David Skingle exhibition

David Skingle Absolute Silence from the Sound on the Right A memorial exhibition of prints and paintings Commercial Road Library Gallery 7 May – 25 May 2012 with thanks to Barbara Skingle curated by Nigel Oxley and Dolores De Sade

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