Blog topic: Art

Chinese landscape painting

Chinese landscape paintings exhibited at East Asia Library

May 9, 2019
by Joshua Capitanio

From May 11 to May 17, the East Asia Library will host a pop-up exhibition of Chinese landscape paintings produced by students in ART228: The Art of Chinese Landscape Painting, taught by Dr. Felix Chan Lim and Dr. Bobbi Makani-Lim.  The paintings will be displayed in the exhibition cases on the 3rd floor landing.

Snow plow at Cisco

Spotlight on the transcontinental railroad

The completion of the transcontinental railroad on May 10, 1869 marked an important milestone in the history of the United States with the joining of the populated east with the growing cities and towns of the west. Stanford University, with its connection to Leland Stanford and Timothy Hopkins, holds in its libraries an impressive array of materials related to this monumental achievement including the often overlooked contributions of the Chinese railroad workers.

Modernist Jewish Design: The Bauhaus at 100 poster

Modernist Jewish Design: The Bauhaus at 100; exhibition at the Bowes Library

April 8, 2019
by D. Vanessa Kam

Modernist Jewish Design: The Bauhaus at 100

Bowes Art & Architecture Library
Stanford University

April 8 through May 31, 2019

Curated by Eitan Kensky, Reinhard Family Curator of Judaica and Hebraica Collections and D. Vanessa Kam, Head Librarian, Ute & Bill Bowes Art & Architecture Library

Poster exhibition

"Religion in Manga and Anime" poster exhibition at East Asia Library

March 8, 2019
by Joshua Capitanio

From March 15 - May 3, the East Asia Library will be displaying an exhibition of posters on the topic of "Religion in Manga and Anime" created by students in IntroSems RELIGST 6N, taught by Prof. Michaela Mross of the Dept. of Religious Studies.  An opening reception will be held at the East Asia Library on Thursday, March 14.

Installation of objects from the Carolee Schneemann archive at the MoMA PS1, 2018

A Tribute to Carolee Schneemann, (1939-2019)

March 7, 2019
by D. Vanessa Kam

Carolee Schneemann, painter, performance artist, filmmaker, installation artist, and visionary feminist has died at the age of 79.  Schneemann’s groundbreaking work wove themes of sexuality, sensuality, and embodiment into a visceral, inimitable and bold art practice.  Her work uprooted staid notions of gender while unflinchingly confronting societal taboos. 

Warhol, AI, and the Idea of the Archive

AI and the Andy Warhol Photography Archive. Contact sheets as big data.

Monday, March 4, 2019 from 4:00 pm - 5:30 in the Bender Room at Green Library, Peggy Phelan and Maneesh Agrawala will join the library's digital research architect, Nicole Coleman to discuss the
Andy Warhol Photography Archive, Contact Sheets: 1976 - 1987 and how technology is changing our relationship with media.

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