Arts-Area News

Cover of Anthologie dada / parait sous la direction de Tristan Tzara
February 15, 2016
“Everything is Dada” opened on February 12th at the Yale University Art Gallery. Featuring works by Jean Arp, Marcel Duchamp, George Grosz, Francis Picabia, Man Ray, Kurt Schwitters, Sophie Taeuber-Arp, and Beatrice Wood, the exhibition celebrates the centennial of the Dada movement. The exhibition...
Plays list from Drama Online
February 2, 2016
Yale’s theater community has been enjoying online access to playscripts in Drama Online for a few years. Now Yale Library has added 350 new plays from Nick Hern Books to the core subscription, as well as over 350 streaming audio recordings of full-length plays from LA Theatre Works. You can see the...
A "blook"- an everyday object designed to look like a book
January 27, 2016
As part of Bibliography Week in New York City, a new exhibition at the Grolier Club looks at everyday objects that are designed to look like books. The exhibition is curated by Mindell Dubansky, head of the Sherman Fairchild Center for Book Conservation at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, from her...
Black Pulp Exhibition Poster
January 19, 2016
“Black Pulp!” opens this week at the Yale School of Art’s gallery at 32 Edgewood Avenue. The exhibition will be on view January 19–March 11, with an opening reception on Thursday, January 21 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Using printed material such as books, magazines, cartoons, and comics, the exhibition...
"Phelps Hall and Lyceum, Yale Coll., New Haven, Conn." New York Public Library Digital Collections
January 7, 2016
The New York Public Library has launched new tools to make all of its public-domain images—over 180,000—freely downloadable in high resolution. Access the full collection at publicdomain.nypl.org. Try the visual browse tool to delve into what’s available in this vast collection, play a game created...
Pieter Bruegel, I. Hunters in the Snow: Detail of ice skating and curling. 1565
December 21, 2015
Although the Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library will close at 5 pm this Wednesday, December 23rd and reopen at 8:30 am on Monday, January 4, 2016 (for more details, see the building hours page), Yale affiliates still have access to all of our electronic resources during winter recess. You can find...
[Ex Libris Herbert Edwin Lombard] by W.F. Hopson, 1915, 10.88 x 13.42 cm. Collection of Bookplates by William Fowler Hopson (BKP 47), Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library, Yale University.
December 14, 2015
Herbert Edwin Lombard (1863-1940) was a Massachusetts-born minister. He was also an avid book and bookplate collector as well as an active member of the American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, MA. One of Lombard’s collecting interests was the poet John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892), whose...

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