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Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Recent Acquisitions in American Art image
by Anna M. Fishaut

The Art & Architecture Library is pleased to announce the opening of a new exhibition, "Recent Acquisitions in American Art." The theme of the show was inspired by the Department of Art & Art History's hosting of an international conference on the changing shape of American art history. All of the featured texts were written by students and faculty in the Department of Art & Art History (with the exception of one text by our own Katie Keller!). It seems a fitting way to celebrate the department's rich contributions to the field.

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Concierge Keys

The Concierge Program is pleased to offer behind-the-scenes tours of the current exhibition, Movements for Change: The Bob Fitch Photography Archive at Stanford Libraries, now on display in Green Library.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Field Reading Room, Special Collections

Sympathy for the Devil: Satan, Sin, and the Underworld is on display through December 1 at the Cantor Arts Center. Curator Bernard Barryte included a number of rare books from Special Collections, such as early illustrated editions of Milton’s Paradise Lost, in the exhibition, which celebrates the arrival on campus of Jackson Pollock’s Lucifer, one of the most important works in the new Anderson Collection at Stanford University.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

SUL Rosette

In Vintage Yosemite: Rare Black-and-White Photos of Pristine Landscapes on the Weather Channel website, author, Michele Berger embedded a slideshow and interview about the recent exhibition of the Stanford Libraries' Carleton Watkins photographs at the Cantor Arts Center: "They’re quite stunning," Roberto Trujillo, head of special collections for the Stanford University Libraries, told weather.com.

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