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Timeline of Art History

The Metropolitan Museum of Artprovides a useful Art History timeline,  funded by the Heilbrunn Foundation. It includes world art maps, thematic essays and contextual  links to art works in the Met’s collections. The Timeline is indexed by chronology, geography, theme, … Continue reading

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Images for Weblearn:concepts and subjects

Use the Bridgeman Education image e-resource to browse for images handily grouped by concepts and subjects. The facility could be a useful short-cut to find artworks from a particular movement, or objects made in a certain medium. Images representing abstract … Continue reading

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Read LondonMet Academics: Robert Harbison

Robert Harbison lectures on MA Architectural History,Theory and Interpretation at LondonMet.  He grew up and studied in the USA. Since he arrived in England in the 1970s he has lectured, written and published extensively on themes ranging from architecture, gardens, … Continue reading

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Old but gold? Slides at Commercial Rd Library

A rare event in the age of digital photography; last week an student borrowed some 35mm slides from the Library’s collection of c.80,000  art and design images. The borrower’s intention was to project the images to a large scale and … Continue reading

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Find images licensed for re-use

This new LondonMet Library Services  Prezi explores sources of shared images where creators have licensed their photographs, video or other media to be copied and re-used under certain conditions. The presentation includes links to tools designed for quick and neat … Continue reading

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Read LondonMet academics 4: Maurice Mitchell

Maurice Mitchell is Professor of Architecture of Rapid Change and Scarce Resources in the Faculty of Architecture and Spatial Design at LondonMet where he runs a Diploma Studio where students base their design work on research carried out during an … Continue reading

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Festive Greetings

We wish all our Library users a happy time over the Christmas break and all the best for the coming year. The humbug Christmas tree image is from the Bridgeman Education e-resource. This image database is available from the LondonMet … Continue reading

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Read LondonMet academics 3: Dr Paul Cobley

Dr Paul Cobley, Professor of Semiotics and Communications is now based at Ladbroke House but for many years he taught Sir John Cass Art Media and Design students. Read his publications to improve your understanding of the vocabulary and theory … Continue reading

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Read about LondonMet academics 2: Nigel Oxley

Nigel Oxley is an internationally-renowned guru of intaglio printmaking processes. He shares his expertise with students of The Cass working in the creative maelstrom of the printmaking workshop at Commercial Road. Nigel’s ground-breaking book on colour etching is available to … Continue reading

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Artistic research 2: Journal of Visual Art Practice

Launched in 2001, this journal broke new ground in the analysis of fine art practice as research. The editor is Chris Smith, principal lecturer and research co-ordinator for art and design at The Cass. Contributors to the journal reflect on … Continue reading

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