Arts-Area News

Image from Mare Blocker. Used with permisson.
March 19, 2015
Illuminated Printing: William Blake and the Book Arts Monday, March 2, 2015 - Friday, September 18, 2015 William Blake (1757-1827) was a British poet, painter, engraver, and printer. Blake developed an unorthodox method of printmaking called relief etching, which he referred to as “illuminated...
Electronic Arts Intermix
March 16, 2015
Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI) is now offering educational streaming video, a new service from the not-for-profit organization specializing in preservation and distribution of video and media art from the 1960s to the present. EAI has an extensive catalog of videos by contemporary artists as...
OntheBoardsArtists
February 10, 2015
On the Boards, a company founded in 1978 and based in Seattle, focuses on contemporary theater, dance, and performance. OntheBoards.tv is a database that brings together high-definition streaming videos of full-length performances by an international range of artists, including Young Jean Lee, Jan...
Photo of Rollins from Carl Purington Rollins Papers, Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library
January 7, 2015
Two talks at the American Printing History Association (APHA) annual conference addressed inspired teaching around printing and paper at Yale. Katherine M. Ruffin (Simmons College) discussed her doctoral research about the origins of the bibliographical press movement in academia in the early 20th...
[Evert J. Bancker] by Henry Dawkins, circa 1754-1767, approximately 9.5 x 7.5 cm. Pearson-Lowenhaupt Collection of English and American Bookplates (BKP 30)
December 8, 2014
Evert J. Bancker (1721-1803) was a New York City merchant and later became speaker of the New York State Assembly. His Chippendale-styled armorial bookplate, engraved by Henry Dawkins (active circa 1753), includes a shield with a figure resembling the number 4. Merchants, masons, and other artisans...
Yale University Art Gallery
November 24, 2014
Book Fair: Art Books/Book Arts Today December 5, 2014, 1:30 pm 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 printed in...
Digital Theatre Plus interviews
October 27, 2014
Beyond the full-length filmed performances it offers, Digital Theatre Plus includes numerous interviews with cast and creative team members--including actors, directors, playwrights, producers, costume, lighting, and sound designers--in the Making Theatre section of the site. The newest additions...

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