Arts-Area News

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...
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...
[Detail of slipcase textile], Negative Entropy (2015) by Mika Tajima. Image copyright Mika Tajima. Used with permission.
April 9, 2018
April 9–August 6, 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...
Pati Scobey, [Torso detail], A Printer's Exquisite Corpse (1992). Image copyright Pati Scobey. Used with permission.
January 8, 2018
January 8–March 31, 2018 Though damaged and incomplete, the marble figure in Rainer Maria Rilke’s poem “Archaic Torso of Apollo” still commands a powerful presence “from all the borders of itself” (trans. Stephen Mitchell). With such anthropomorphic anatomy as spines, heads, fronts, and backs,...
Fashion Photography Archive
November 30, 2017
Yale Library now provides access to the Fashion Photography Archive, searchable through the Bloomsbury Fashion Central platform (which includes the Berg Fashion Library). This means that 250,000 fashion photographs spanning the 1970s-2000s will now appear in searches alongside encyclopedia entries...
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,...

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