Come by and checkout the exhibit across the street from us, at the Mid-Manhattan Library. “Reading Room: A Catalog of New York City’s Branch Libraries” is a large-scale photographic mural depicting the interiors and exteriors of the NYPL’s 86 neighborhood libraries by photographer Elizabeth Felicella.
Come join us on Saturday, June 1st at 2pm for “Exploring Library Way: the intersection of public art & literature”. The Andrews/LeFevre Studios will lead a tour and discussion of “Library Way”, a series of 96 illustrated bronze panels installed along the sidewalks of 41st Street between Park and 5th Avenue that lead to the Schwarzman Building.
Yesterday afternoon students from the High School of Fashion Industries came to the Art & Architecture Collection! They were there to get inspiration from our collection for the designs of their costumes for Prom. The theme this year will be “Commedia del’Arte”, a masked ball of Harlequin and his comrades.
Today they were going shopping for fabric, jewels, lace and materials to create their costumes and masks.
Michael “KAVES” McLeer, Billy Burke, Sacha Jenkins - Skin Graf - Design and Style Series Event, will be held tomorrow (Wednesday, April 24, 2013, @ 6pm) at the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, in the Margaret Liebman Berger Forum, room 227.
Acclaimed graffiti artist turned tattooist Michael “Kaves” McLeer discusses his groundbreaking new book Skin Graf.
In late March, the artist Fotis Flevotomos and a film crew visited the Art & Architecture Division in the Schwarzman Building. This photo captures the artist working with his iPad and books on Matisse and Hockney.
Check out these wonderful cake designs: 30 Gorgeous and Delicious Literary Cakes
Starting July 1st, the Metropolitan Museum of Art will be open 7 Days a Week!!!
United Photo Industries announces a call for submissions for THE FENCE 2013! Two summer-long public photography installations taking place in New York City and Boston. Our very own Stephen C. Pinson, Curator of the Photography Collection, will be joining the exhibit as a juror.
Photographers of all levels are invited to submit images that capture the essence of “COMMUNITY!” For details go to: http://fence.photovillenyc.org/
Check out MoMA curator Paola Antonelli on the The Colbert Report discussing the exhibit “Applied Design!”
Today, on February 22, 1925, American humorist artist, illustrator, engraver, set and costume designer Edward Gorey was born.
George W. Bush the Painter? Checkout the article: from Jerry Saltz in ‘Vulture’
Today, on February 2, 1913, Grand Central Terminal was opened to the public, making it 100 years old…Happy Centennial!!