Arts-Area News

S.F. Gore, Ballet Scene from "On the Sands," 1910, Yale Center for British Art
June 9, 2014
Even if you are away from campus this summer, Yale Library’s resources are available to you via VPN with your NetID. Met Opera on Demand has added some new recordings from the just-finished season, including William Kentridge’s production of THE NOSE and great new productions of FALSTAFF (Robert ...
Poetry Lock by Job Koelewijn
June 4, 2014
Poetry Lock by Job Koelewijn will be included in the fall exhibit Beyond the Codex: Sculptural Book Objects from the Arts of the Book Collection. This is a companion exhibit to the student-curated exhibit at the Yale University Art Gallery, Odd Volumes: Book Arts from the Allan Chasanoff Collection...
[Ex Libris Dr. Lucian Pfleger] by Eug. Moßgraber, 1907, 30.8 x 29 cm.
May 14, 2014
Arts Library Special Collections recently acquired this original ink drawing of a bookplate design for Dr. Lucian Pfleger by Eug[en] Moßgraber. Owls are a popular bookplate motif, and here two huddle close together at the base of a tree. This drawing is part of the Collection of Original Artwork...
Panty Pulping Manifesto by Margaret Mahan and Drew Mattot
April 21, 2014
Saybrook College and the Yale University Library present a conversation with Margaret Mahan of Peace Paper Project on papermaking and social activism. Tuesday, April 22 at 4pm. Saybrook College Master's House, 90 High Street, New Haven.  Free and open to the public.  Doors open at 3:45pm. Margaret...
[Ex Libris Vogel] by Anna Macková, 1920, 17.7 x 12.4 cm.
April 10, 2014
Anna Macková (1887-1969) was a Czech painter and printmaker. Early on her work was influenced by traditional folk art as well as Art Nouveau, though over time she developed her own style and was known for her skillful depictions of nature—especially animals. A stylized peacock dominates the...
Georges Méliès, Le Voyage dans la Lune, 1902
April 2, 2014
Silent Film Online, one of several streaming media subscription databases from Alexander Street Press, recently added more videos to their library. This database includes access to full recordings of films by Fritz Lang, D.W. Griffith, Charlie Chaplin, F.W. Murnau, Georges Méliès and many others,...
Broadside printed at The Bibliographical Press, 1928
March 27, 2014
A broadside printed in 1928 by the first University Printer, Carl P. Rollins, in honor of Russell Leffingwell, who gave funding to start The Bibliographical Press. From the AOB 9 Carl Purington Rollins Papers.