Tag Archives: art

Pictured in the Stacks…

Jessica    December 23, 2016    Comments Off on Pictured in the Stacks…

Look at this beautiful art left on one of our study room whiteboards! We just had to snap a pic before it was erased.

Entwined by Joyce Wallace Scott

Amy B.    July 12, 2016    Comments Off on Entwined by Joyce Wallace Scott

Entwined tells the stories of twin sisters Judith and Joyce Scott (b. 1943). Judith was born with Down Syndrome. As a young child, she developed profound deafness as well. The twins’ parents, who felt ashamed of Judith’s disabilities and overwhelmed …

The Curse of Beauty by James Bone

Amy B.    June 14, 2016    Comments Off on The Curse of Beauty by James Bone

Even if you are unfamiliar with the name Audrey Munson (1891-1996), you’ve no doubt seen her face and figure. In the early years of the twentieth century, Munson was the best-known non-pornographic American model to make a career out of …

The Vanishing Velázquez by Laura Cumming

Amy B.    May 10, 2016    Comments Off on The Vanishing Velázquez by Laura Cumming

Author Laura Cumming combines what little is known about renowned Spanish court painter Diego Velázquez (1599-1660) with what little is known about John Snare, a nineteenth century British bookseller. Snare acquired what he believed to be a long-missing Velázquez portrait …