It is my great pleasure to welcome Lindsay King to Stanford Libraries as the new Head of the Bowes Art & Architecture Library. Lindsay's first day was Monday, August 1st. Prior to joining Stanford, Lindsay served as the Associate Director for Access and Research Services at the Robert B.
Blog topic: Art
Climate change, covid, and textile design are some of the themes explored in this exhibition. Our collaboration continues with Prof. Gail Wight as her labels not only describe the unique features of each work but include how these objects will be used in teaching and learning.
Special Collections is pleased to announce that the Dennis Witmer collection of Alaska as the Measure (MSS PHOTO 0660) is open for research. The collection consists of the 75-plate photograph portfolio “Alaska as the Measure,” a digital version of the same portfolio, and a series of 41 digital artist books made by Witmer.
Stan Brakhage (1933-2003) is regarded as one of the most significant figures in the post-war history of experimental filmmaking in the United States. A special one night only triple-play viewing was held last week to celebrate Stan Brakhage, these new acquistions, and the donor, Prof. Margaret Cohen. These silent films are from the Songs cyle (1964-1969) including 23rd Psalm Branch (1966-1967), which is anomalous in its length and content.
The last assigment from the Couture Culture class was to create an exhibition in the library vitrines with plates from Bowes Art & Architecture Library's extensive collection of early French deluxe edition fashion journals.
Check out a webinar featuring work from the Cantor Arts Center and the Bowes Art & Architecture Library
Virtually join graduate student curator, Jennie Waldow, to discuss her online exhibition, Art/Object: Contemporary Works between Mediums. You will receive a Zoom Link for the event after registering on Eventbrite here.