Arts-Area News

Bookplate of Alfred Fowler by Antonio de Guezala, 1920, 15.1 x 8.8 cm.
October 14, 2013
Spanish painter and printmaker Antonio Guezala y Ayrivié (1889-1956) was active in Bilbao. This ex-libris, which Guezala designed for Alfred Fowler in 1920, was exhibited the following year at the Grolier Club as part of the American Bookplate Society’s Sixth Annual Exhibition of Contemporary...
Dress, Evening, by Irene, ca. 1935
October 9, 2013
The Berg Fashion Library brings together scholarly books and journals as well as reference works and critical writings on fashion history and theory. Search or browse more than 8000 images by place, garment type, theme, etc. The August 2013 update includes new journal content, entries on steampunk...
Love in The Time of War - Robin Price, Publisher
October 1, 2013
Robin Price, Printer & Publisher, recently released her latest finely printed book. Love in The Time of War contains 25 poems by Pulitzer Prize winner Yusef Komunyakaa. The poems are printed letterpress with silver ink onto individually painted, hand-dyed silk. Watch a video about the silk-...
American architects Michael Meredith and Hillary Sample, founders and directors of MOS
September 23, 2013
OnArchitecture is a new subscription online audiovisual database now available to the Yale Community featuring 100 videos of building projects, and 50 interviews with contemporary architects. It is a global scale project produced by Chilean architects embedded in 1086 architecture schools and...
A Centennial of Independence, Henri Rousseau, 1892
September 18, 2013
In August, the Getty released approximately 4,600 high-resolution images for public use. It is the first release in their Open Content Program and follows a trend in the museum world towards opening up access to digital reproductions of works in the public domain. Patrons can download any of the...
Painting of Master Betty as Hamlet, before a bust of Shakespeare by James Northcote
September 5, 2013
As of spring 2013, the Yale community has access to a new resource called Drama Online. This database is produced by Bloomsbury Publishing and includes content from publishers like Faber & Faber, Arden Shakespeare, and Methuen Drama, with images from the V&A Museum’s Theatre and Performance...
Image for Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon
August 28, 2013
Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon Online / Artists of the World Online is the world's most contemporary, reliable and extensive reference work on artists. Content includes Thieme-Becker/Vollmer1 encyclopedia, the Nürnberger Künstlerlexikon and the Lexikon der Künstlerinnen into the database. You will...

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