Blog topic: Art

Welcome to Lindsay King

August 3, 2022
by Julie Sweetkind-Singer

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.

New exhibition: CODEX comes to the Art Library, new acquisitions 2022

August 3, 2022
by Katharine A Keller

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.

Film still from 8mm film by Stan Brakhage

New gift to the library: 8mm films by Stan Brakhage

January 27, 2022
by Katharine A Keller

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.

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