Arts-Area News

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...
Odds and Ends Art Book Fair at YUAG
December 2, 2015
Save the date! Friday, December 11 Art Book Fair "Odds and Ends" - Books by artists and art-book makers will be on display and for sale. The fair includes books from small independent publishers who focus on art, architecture, photography, and design; rare and limited-edition books and zines ...
November, from the Tres Riches Heures du Duc de Berry
November 23, 2015
Although the Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library will close at 5 pm this Wednesday, November 25th and reopen at 2 pm on Sunday, November 29th (for more details, see the building hours page), Yale affiliates still have access to all of our electronic resources during November recess. You can find...

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