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Category: Art Library

A Brutal Beauty

When the plans for University Library were being developed in the 1960s, one concern was how a new, modern library would relate to the...
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Art Library keeps ‘Watch’ over Rembrandt restoration

This year marks the 350th anniversary of the death of Rembrandt van Rijn, one of the most extraordinary artists of the Dutch Golden Age. Although...
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Patron and painter: The friendship of Deering and Singer Sargent

An exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago highlights a connection between the preeminent portraitist of the early 20th Century and Charles Deering, the...
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Stephen Shore and The Book of Books

By Perry Nigro, Art Library Assistant At 6, he received a home darkroom kit for his birthday. At 14, he had sold some of...
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Fair play: coloring books and copyright

By Liz Hamilton, Copyright Librarian, and Rachel Cole, Transportation Public Services Librarian Coloring books are said to have benefits that include reductions in stress, anxiety,...
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Vivian Maier: A Photographer’s Life and Afterlife

In late 2008, an elderly woman slipped on the ice and hit her head near Sheridan and Juneway Terrace, on the southern border of...
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