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Jean Lurçat (1892-1966): a singular surrealist

In 2016, I was lucky enough to visit an exhibition presenting some of the most striking works of art I had ever seen: monumental pieces, several square metres each, all bursting with incredibly vivid colours. 490 more words


The British Art Show 8


If you haven’t already visited the British Art Show 8 (BAS8) then now is the perfect time to escape the sales and explore the best of British contemporary art. 393 more words

Art Galleries

Louis XIV: The king is dead... but not in our collections

Just in time for the final episodes of Versailles on the BBC, the University Library has received Le roi est mort : Louis XIV, 1715… 304 more words

Historical Collections

Paper Art

Having just completed an origami workshop and installation at Larmer Tree Festival, I thought I’d write something about our fabulous paper art resources in the library! 584 more words

Special Collections

Book Review: Gothic to Goth

Review by Mary Manning

In Gothic to Goth: Romantic Era Fashion & Its Legacy (Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 2016), Lynne Zacek Bassett tracks trends of historicism, naturalism, and emotion in fashion from the early nineteenth century through the present day.   647 more words

Book Reviews