Arts-Area News

Brit Bein HaBetarim [The covenant between God and Abraham] © Avner Moriah
November 2, 2017
On Thursday, November 9, from 4:00-6:30 PM in the Sterling Memorial Library International Room, the Israeli painter and book artist Avner Moriah MFA ‘83 gave a talk about his project "Creating an illuminated Torah" (the first five books of the Bible). He has already completed the first 2 books,...
Jesse Marsolais, Proprietor, Marsolais Press & Lettercarving
September 22, 2017
On Thursday, September 28, the Arts Library hosted letterpress printer and stone carver Jesse Marsolais. He spoke about his work and gave a stone carving demonstration in the Great Hall of the Arts Library. Marsolais maintains a “commitment to the original tools and methods of production,” and...
Soldier –(oil on canvas)- approx.. 24”x36”
September 18, 2017
On Monday, September 18, the Haas Arts Library will be the first of several campus venues for a weeklong traveling showcase of artwork sponsored by the Yale Veterans Network (YVN). YVN is an affinity group designed to create a Yale community of veterans and to support career development and growth...
Letter A detail from Desideratum… (1874) by F.W. Devoe & Co. Arts Library Special Collections call number AOB 55
September 16, 2017
September 25–December 15, 2017 A letter is the smallest unit in an alphabetic system of writing, though this is only one of many systems for recording and transmitting language. Letterforms also have meaning beyond the speech sounds they represent. Their formal and material qualities bear witness...
Ensemble at Yale homepage
May 5, 2017
Decompress from end-of-the-year stress by helping create a database of Yale theater history with Ensemble@Yale! This new tool leverages the power of crowdsourcing to identify and transcribe titles and dates of plays as well as the names of actors, directors, playwrights, set and costume designers,...
Image by Peter Malutzki. Used with permission.
April 3, 2017
April 10 - May 26, 2017 Photographs have had a home in the book format since the earliest days of photography. However, the interest in and study of the ‘photobook’ as a form is a more recent phenomenon. The definition of a photobook is still fluid in critical discussions, and perhaps it is this...
LibraryStack.org
March 30, 2017
The Arts Library's trial access to LibraryStack.org runs through April 30. Library Stack is a growing database of born-digital books, audio, videos, apps, and documents related to contemporary art and design, with intersections into cultural criticism, media studies, architecture and philosophy. ...

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