Searching within term: Rare Books

The items below have been associated with the term listed above. The type of content is listed below each row and links to either a searchable interface for that collection (e.g., May Show Database, Exhibition History Database) or a browsable listing of all content of the same type.

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1.  Matisse and Verve
In 1937 art critic and publisher Tériade contacted his longtime friend Henri Matisse for help with his latest project, an art magazine he called Verve. High-quality lithographic color reproductions of artworks would set Verve apart from Tériade’s other publications Cahiers d’art and Minotaure.
Collection/Type: Blog entry
2.  Duchamp and Chess
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3.  Signatures: Original and Electronic
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4.  Skeletons Stalk Stacks
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5.  Van Gogh's Sketchbooks
Vincent van Gogh, the influential Dutch Post-Impressionist painter, left one of the world’s greatest artistic legacies. A fundamental component of this legacy is his sketchbooks. They contain a dazzling variety of drawings, some quick and incomplete, some as polished as anything that hangs in a gallery.
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6.  T.R. Ericsson's Crackle & Drag, Vol. 2
Visitors to the recent CMA exhibition DIY: Photographers and Books (August- December 2012) organized by Curator of Photography Barbara Tannenbaum might remember a coming across a box housing 50 booklets revealing family portraits, documents, and other materials relating to the family of the artist, T.R. Ericsson. This is actually Volume 2 of Ericsson’s ongoing series, Crackle & Drag.
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7.  "The Night Before Christmas," Illustrated by Arthur Rackham
As one of the world's most widely read poems, C. Clement Moore’s "A Visit from St. Nicholas" (1822) has strongly influenced society's conception of Santa Claus, drastically transforming America’s perception of St. Nicholas over the past two centuries. Before the poem’s publication, St. Nicholas was portrayed as a lanky, stern bishop who visited children to dispense both gifts and discipline.
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8.  Hand and Soul Signed by Hand
Anyone familiar with art of the Victorian era will know the name of Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828 – 1882), English poet, illustrator, painter and founder of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.
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9.  The Yellow Book: An Illustrated Quarterly
Anyone who is familiar with the Ingalls Library will know that we are in the process of bringing 100,000+ books out of storage and reintegrating them into our stacks. With each box we open we find old friends that we have not seen for 5 years!
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10.  Christo and Jeanne-Claude: 75
Christo (b.1935) generously donated to the Ingalls Library a copy of this monumental work celebrating the 75th birthdays of both he and his late wife,
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