Be sure to look at the display cases the next time you stop by the Art & Architecture Library. Currently on display are works from the Artist Book course. Each case contains pieces from graduate final projects, undergraduate final projects, and weekly projects.
Apply for one of five research travel awards in the amount of $1500 each by April 1. Travel to works and sites, for research in archives that hold primary source material, or to attend a conference. More information is at http://www.artstor.org/news/n-html/travel-awards.shtml
Final projects from the Urban Books class taught by Zeuler Lima and Jana Harper are on view in the exhibit cases across from the Library entrance. The projects are inspired by the work of Michael Pollan, recipient of the Humanities Medal. For more information about using the Library exhibit cases go here.
Olin Library will again be participating in the
campus-wide GIS Symposium being held Nov. 18 and 19, 2008. If you have a poster using GIS that you want
to submit for display and competition during this time, please contact Scott
Horn shorn@WUSTL.EDU at 935-4148 or Aaron
Addison aaddison@WUSTL.EDU at
935-6198. Printing is available for free and you could win a $100 bookstore gift card. You can go to the University's
GIS website for registration information http://gis.wustl.edu/GIS/default.aspx
Milestones in the History of Graphic Design 1450s – 1920s
highlights the work of early typographers, printers, and graphic designers. It
shows the progression from hand-cut and set type to the explosion of graphic
possibilities after the industrial revolution as well as the influence of
modern art on graphic design.
In the exhibit cases across from the Library entrance, student projects from Urban Books are on display until December 5. These projects were inspired by Guy Debord's Theory of the Derive and other situationist writings on the city.
For information on exhibiting in the Library's exhibit cases, go here.