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Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Intaglio: The Art of Incision
by Anna M. Fishaut

The first in a series of exhibitions on printmaking processes is now on view in the reading room of the Art & Architecture Library. Woodcut and relief printing, intaglio, lithography, and screen printing have all been used to produce book illustrations at various points in printing history. Intaglio is one of the oldest of these processes and is the focus of the current exhibition, "Intaglio: The Art of Incision."

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Image from the Dragmaticon manuscript, Italy, ca. 1475. MSS Codex M0412
by Becky Fischbach

The secular side of Stanford’s medieval and early modern manuscript collections will be on display in The Circle of the Sun, opening in Green Library’s Peterson Gallery and Munger Rotunda on Feb. 3. The exhibit follows on last year’s Scripting the Sacred and is the concluding half of a two-part exhibit designed to show the full spectrum of manuscripts  available for teaching and research.

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Call for entries poster
by Becky Fischbach

After Hours | Creative Pursuits of Stanford University Libraries Staff

Call for entries: Summer 2014 exhibit in Green Library
In your non-work time, do you photograph, draw, paint, print, throw pots, weave baskets, write creatively, work with textiles, wood, or metal, make jewelry, design artist’s books, practice calligraphy, or engage in other creative activities or skilled crafts? You’re invited to submit work for a curated exhibit in Green Library’s 2nd floor galleries this summer.

Friday, November 22, 2013

iPhone app, Albert Camus exhibit
by Sarah Sussman

The lobby in Green Library is one of the stops of a new, multimedia exhibit on Albert Camus, the most translated French author, in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of his birth. The seven-poster display offers visitors an intimate peek into his life and work through a series of QR codes linked to copyrighted material.

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