Arts-Area News

Yale Celebrate Sustainability logo
October 4, 2018
October 8-12, 2018 See examples of eco-friendly design at the Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library. Our temporary display case on the main-level bridge will feature books on fashion, architecture, and packaging. Additional related materials are available for browsing in our New Books area. Stop by...
Cultural Heritage Crawl poster
August 23, 2018
Come one, come all to the first ever Cultural Heritage Crawl!    The Arts Library Special Collections (ALSC) hosted an open house from 3-5 pm on Thursday, August 23, as part of a campus-wide Cultural Heritage Crawl. All Yale instructors were encouraged to visit our space, meet the Arts Librarians...
Loculus of Archimedes (Cutler Solution 17, reflected) by Harriet Bart. From the book 13 [divided by] 14 (2004).
August 7, 2018
September 17-December 14, 2018 Douglas R. Hofstadter writes in his 1979 book Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid that “there is something clean and pure in the abstract notion of number, removed from counting beads, dialects, or clouds” (p. 56). And yet, numbers are necessarily bound up...
Awards Ceremony and Reception for the 2018 Lohmann & Van Sinderen Prizes
May 8, 2018
Winners of the 2018 Lohmann & Van Sinderen Prizes for Excellence in Undergraduate Printing and Design were announced at an April 27 awards ceremony in the Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library. The entries this year included a diverse range of pieces made for personal, academic, and...
Call for Entries poster, The Lohmann & Van Sinderen Prizes for Undergraduate Printing and Design
April 19, 2018
The Lohmann & Van Sinderen Prizes aim to recognize and celebrate the broad range of interest in planning, craft, and invention that gives undergraduate design and printing at Yale its singular character. The judges are eager to see printed works of all kinds in order to reward skill, discipline...
[Detail of slipcase textile], Negative Entropy (2015) by Mika Tajima. Image copyright Mika Tajima. Used with permission.
April 9, 2018
April 9–September 7, 2018 Text and textile are linked far beyond their shared linguistic origin in the Latin verb texere, meaning to weave. Both are situated at intersections of the material and the cultural. Craft, content, and context determine their use values and multiple meanings over time. A...
Poster for screening of "Jane Davis Doggett: Wayfinder in the Jet Age"
April 9, 2018
If you enter an airport today, you will almost certainly see the design concepts of Jane Davis Doggett ’56 MFA in action. Doggett attended what was then called the Yale School of Architecture and Design in its modernist heyday, studying with the likes of Josef Albers, Louis Kahn, and Alvin Eisenman...

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