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Monthly Archives: September 2017
Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland and Through The Looking Glass, by Lewis Carroll with illustrations by A.H. Watson, Collins 1939.
The ever elusive British street artist known as Banksy has confirmed via Instagram that two new artworks on the walls of London’s Barbican Centre are his creations. One image is of a ferris wheel with people lining-up at the ticket … Continue reading
“The mind loves the unknown. It loves images whose meaning is unknown since meaning of the mind is itself unknown.”
Poland’s Zaczytani Foundation recently completed the installation of a series of benches modeled on open books. The colorful seating, which can be found in the center of Warsaw, Gdansk, Kracow, Poznan, and Wroclaw, references works by famous Polish writers, such … Continue reading
Roughly translated: Spend your money wisely, buy a book.
Placing ordinary objects such as globes, books, lights, and furniture in wilderness locations, Norwegian artist and photographer Rune Guneriussen creates unusual narratives and surprising stories. The video below explores his artistic process in the creation of these extraordinary installations.
Anyone who has experienced a wet book will appreciate this primer on rescuing water damaged books. The video from Syracuse University Library provides a practical action plan to rescue that paperback you dropped in the tub or your rain-drenched textbook. … Continue reading