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Adam Zagajewski, a leading poet of the Polish New Wave of 1968 and winner of numerous international awards, read selections from his various books.
Audio Lecture: Reading: Adam Zagajewski
Journalist Benjamin Wallace recaps highlights from his book on the rarefied and intriguing world of wine and connoisseurship. This lecture was presented in support of the exhibition A Case for...
Audio Lecture: The Billionaire's Vinegar: The Mystery of the World's Most Expensive Bottle of Wine
Exhibition curator Judy Barter discusses the history of the Arts and Crafts movement and provides an overview of the exhibition Apostles of Beauty: Arts and Crafts from Britain to Chicago.
Video: Overview of <em>Apostles of Beauty</em>
Books of Hours were the most popular book of the Middle Ages and Renaissance; more of them were produced from c. 1250–1550 than any other type of book, devotional or otherwise. This example has been...
Turning the Pages: Ghent Privileges Manuscript
Julia Margaret Cameron’s son, Henry Herschel Hay Cameron (also a photographer), produced this album of 26 photogravures original negatives of his mother’s photographs as well as his own.
Turning the Pages:  Julia Margaret Cameron (English 1815–1879), Lord Tennyson and his Friends, 1893
Sun Artists was a series of portfolios produced in London between 1889 and 1891. The fifth issue, featuring the work of Julia Margaret Cameron and an essay by the noted photographer and writer Peter...
Turning the Pages:  Julia Margaret Cameron (English, 1815-1879), Sun Artists, Number 5, October 1890
California-based artist, publisher, and antiquarian bookseller Ben Kinmont (born 1962) will give a lecture entitled “Being and Power, or strategies for an alternative practice.” Often characterized...
Video: Lecture by Ben Kinmont
Kazimir Malevich put a Cubist and Neoprimitive spin on Russian Futurist books from 1912 to 1914. This one illustrates a poem on the exploits of the devil attempting to trap sinners via the title...
Turning the Pages: Kazimir Malevich (Russian, Born Ukraine, 1878-1935), <em>A Game in Hell: A Poem</em> (<em>Igra v adu</em>), 1914
Pablo Picasso's The Unknown Masterpiece is an exuberantly illustrated rendition of Honoré de Balzac's nineteenth-century short story about the power and potential tragedy of artistic...
Turning the Pages: Presentation copy of Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973), <em>Le Chef d'oeuvre inconnu</em> (<em>The Unknown Masterpiece</em>), 1931
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