Arts-Area News

October 16, 2015
As part of Open Access Week at Yale (10/19-10/24), Kress Fellow Alexandra Provo will be presenting "Open Access Images for Arts and Humanities" on Monday, 10/19 at 12 in Bass L06. The presentation will introduce ways to find open access images, particularly those cleared for publishing. Along the...
Josef Albers' Interaction of Color in Arts Library Special Collections
October 12, 2015
Friday, October 16, 2015 ‘Search Versus Re-Search: Josef Albers, Artist and Educator’: A symposium exploring the impact of Albers’ art and teaching Yale School of Art, 36 Edgewood Ave, New Haven, CT Symposium is from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. Free and open to the public. The symposium and related...
Illustration from The Song of Songs (Book Club of California, 1922)
September 24, 2015
Exhibition on view September 28, 2015 – February 19, 2016 The Song of Songs, also known as the Song of Solomon or Canticles, is a book of the Bible that is more lyrical than other parts of the Bible, containing poems about love.  For over a century, modern fine printers have been inspired by these...
CAA Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for the Visual Arts
September 21, 2015
Part of each of the orientation sessions we conduct in the Arts Library touches on finding images, but what happens when you want to use an image you've found? Published in February of this year, the College Art Association's Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for the Visual Arts is an essential...
1975 Yale University Press edition of Interaction of Color
September 14, 2015
The new exhibition of the Yale School of Art focuses on Josef Albers, influential 20th century painter, designer, and teacher. Visitors can see “Search Versus Re-Search: Josef Albers, Artist and Educator” at the School’s 32 Edgewood Avenue Gallery from September 8 to November 28, 2015. Albers’...
Arts Library inside Rudolph/Loria
August 31, 2015
Our librarians have already met many new students through orientation sessions, and look forward to meeting more of you in the next few weeks. Regular academic year hours resume on Wednesday, September 2, for both the Arts Library and Arts Library Special Collections. Here is the Arts Databases...
[Ex Libris RT] by Allan Wyon, 1894, 8.38 x 6.96 cm. Pearson-Lowenhaupt Collection of English and American Bookplates (BKP 30), Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library, Yale University.
July 8, 2015
Allan Wyon, F.S.A. (1843-1907) engraved this bookplate in 1894. The design features a classical figure holding an open book that reads Ex Libris R T. In 1901 this bookplate was the subject of an interesting case of mistaken identity in the pages of the Journal of the Ex Libris Society. A feature...

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