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Thursday, February 21, 2013

The Art & Architecture Library is pleased to present the latest exhibition in its "Permanent Rotation: Works from the Locked Stacks" series: "Four Works by Man Ray." In his repeated engagements with the book as media object, the American artist Man Ray extended the Surrealist fascination with ephemerality into the book form and firmly established it as an acceptable and readily available medium for modern artists.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Istanbul, Turkey

"ISTANBUL: History, Memory and the City" is the title of the latest poster display in Green Library. The posters, located in Green's east lobby, feature beautiful photographs and narratives, reflecting a 3-week long travel to Istanbul Turkey. Led by Professor Ali Yaycioğlu from the History Department, a number of Stanford Students travelled to Istanbul for a Bing Overseas Seminar.

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Portrait of Beethoven composing the Missa Solemnis (1820)

In support of the Beethoven Project, a series of events celebrating the opening of the Bing Concert Hall, the Music Library offers a Beethoven Resources web page, a digital slideshow, and a display of facsimiles of Stanford’s original Beethoven manuscripts.

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Book display in Green Library featuring Presidential Inaugural Speeches and history.

On Monday, January 21, 2013, President Barack Obama will once again take the oath of office marking the 57th formal Presidential Inaugural ceremony since 1789. That Monday is also Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, a federal holiday.