| 121. A January Anniversary |
As winter blows outside the windows, my thoughts turn to the painting in our collection that perfectly encapsulates the solitude of mid-western life in this, the bleakest of months. Grant Wood's January turns seventy years old this year.
| 122. Ingalls Library Digest - New Chair, Resource Updates, Hit the Links, Canadian Invasion |
Hello and welcome to the second edition of the Ingalls Library Digest, please make a note if it.
| 123. Happy Birthday Norman Rockwell |
Reference librarians talk to many people. My day is often predicated, punctuated even, by little conversations. By telephone, email, and in person, I answer questions. Often, those questions are directional.
| 124. Fabulous Beasts and Imaginary Places |
Though the library perches atop the Breuer Building, our clerestory windows peaking out into Wade Oval, off the Art Detour unless you make a wrong turn, we manage to attract quite a few tourists.
|125. Burning Houses Draw a Crowd|
| 126. Love, Actually… |
Exchanging love tokens appears to be a timeless tradition. A new book in Recent Acquisitions, Masterpieces : Medieval Art, displays a number of them from the British Museum in great detail.
|127. Dr. Nelson's Boxwood Casket|
| 128. This is not Spiritual America |
Paging through Pop Life: Art in a Material World, a casual reader might not even notice the beige sticker affixed to page 123, that blithely states, "This image has been obscured on legal advice."
|129. Horace Walpole and the Strawberry Hill Sale of 1842|
| 130. A Book By Its Cover: A Treatise On Etching |
Let us discard now the old adage about books and their covers. This new series entitled A Book By Its Cover will present the art of the book, from the cover and binding, to the plates and type.