Arts-Area News

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-...
Kelmscott-Goudy Press at RIT. Image courtesy of the Cary Graphic Arts Collections, RIT.
March 7, 2016
The Kelmscott-Goudy Press Legacy at Rochester Institute of Technology by Amelia Fontanel, Associate Curator, RIT Cary Graphic Arts Collection 3pm Lecture in Sterling Memorial Library (SML) lecture hall 4pm Printing Demonstration in The Bibliographical Press, L&B Room, SML In 1891 a simple iron...
Yale/Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
March 1, 2016
The Arts Library will be hosting a Yale/Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on Friday, March 4, from 5-8 pm. With 5,077,437 articles in English and counting, Wikipedia is the world's largest encyclopedia. It is free and crowd-sourced, but depends on the interests of those who contribute. As a result...
Twelve Hour Admission Sketch Problem (July 1905). Shepherd Stevens Papers (MS 865), Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University Library
February 23, 2016
Exhibition on view March 1 - September 18, 2016 An American in Paris features drawings and other documents bequeathed to Yale University Library by Shepherd Stevens, a professor of architecture at Yale (1920-1947) who studied at the renowned Ėcole des Beaux-Arts in Paris in the early twentieth...

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