Arts-Area News

[Ex libris Crispin & Jan Elsted at Barbarian Press] by Barbarian Press, [2015], 3.2 x 2.4 cm. Barbarian Press Bookplates (BKP 147), Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library, Yale University.
June 1, 2016
Founded in 1977, Barbarian Press is an exclusively letterpress operation producing fine press editions of literary works as well as a book series focused on wood engraving. In 2009, Barbarian Press acquired the Curwen Press archive of Monotype borders and ornaments. This bookplate features a...
Yale Center for British Art, fourth floor, Long Gallery following reinstallation, photograph by Richard Caspole
May 12, 2016
The Yale Center for British Art reopens this week after a multi-year project to conserve its iconic building designed by Louis I. Kahn. The galleries have been refreshed and new spaces for study and teaching have been created. Accessibility of the building has also been improved. The collection has...
Participants, judges, and guests viewing the [Lohmann] submissions. Image by Cindy Hwang, used with permission of the photographer.
May 5, 2016
On April 29, 2016, the Haas Arts Library hosted the awards ceremony for the annual Lohmann & Van Sinderen Prizes for Excellence in Undergraduate Printing and Design. The contest features digital and letterpress pieces planned and executed in the past academic year by current Yale undergraduates...
Mark Rylance in Twelfth Night
April 29, 2016
Coinciding with the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death and the worldwide celebrations of his work, we now have streaming access to seventeen Globe on Screen videos via Drama Online. These productions are filmed live at the Globe Theatre in London, and most are new to us in streaming form. A...
Zaha Hadid, from Archivision
March 31, 2016
Six thousand new images from Archivision are now available for search and download, including Herzog & de Meuron’s DeYoung Museum, Taos Pueblo, and the Japanese Tea Garden in Golden Gate Park. These images, purchased by the Arts Library as a supplement to Artstor’s architecture holdings, are in...
Image of a carnation from The Language of Flowers
March 22, 2016
The Getty Research Portal™ is a free online catalog of publications about art, artists, cultural history, and theory and criticism of art. Drawing from numerous art libraries and institutes, the portal contains over 86,000 titles. Included among these are publications from the Online Scholarly...
[Susan Janney Allen] by W.F. Hopson, 1912, 2.4 x 3.2 cm. Collection of Bookplates by William Fowler Hopson (BKP 47), Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library, Yale University.
March 15, 2016
Susan Janney Allen was among the 102 members listed in the first issue of The Bookplate, the journal of the American Bookplate Society. As of January 1914, she had commissioned this bookplate by William Fowler Hopson (1849-1935) and another by Sidney Lawton Smith (1845-1929). Hopson, a New Haven-...

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