Does the Library provide interlibrary loan services?
Borrowing Information: The Ryerson & Burnham Libraries provide interlibrary loan services for museum staff only.
Lending Information: The Library is a memeber of SHARES, the Research Libraries Group Shared Resources Service. As such, we do lend some materials through interlibrary loan to other SHARES institutions.
Students, members, and outside researchers should contact their local libraries for all interlibrary loan requests.
Do SAIC grad students have any access privileges?
After the completion of an orientation, SAIC graduate students and faculty have access to the Library stacks and reading room MTWF, 10:30-5 and Thursdays from 10:30-8: Please contact the Libraries for more details.
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What does "fair use" mean?
The term "fair use" relates to the right to copy any copyrighted materials. The right to make copies without the permission of the copyright owner is subject to some limitations. For more information, please see: www.copyright.gov.
57 min 6 sec ago The Art Institute of Chicago COMING SOON—Hélio Oiticica: To Organize Delirium
Explore the relentlessly innovative works of Brazilian artist Hélio Oiticica, arguably the most influential Latin American artist of the post–World War II period.
Oiticica’s adventurous works on paper paved the way for increasingly immersive large-scale installations that inspired Tropicália, a powerful movement in all the arts and a political position against both the right’s conservatism and the left’s desire for a purely Brazilian art. Throughout his brief but energetic career, Oiticica seamlessly melded formal and social concerns in his art, seeking to be internationally relevant and, at the same time, specifically Brazilian.
Opening February 18—http://bit.ly/2kevQIM
1 day 8 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago “Every new painting is like throwing myself into the water without knowing how to swim.”
Happy birthday to accomplished swimmer Édouard Manet.
See ten works by Manet now on view—http://bit.ly/2jpR5X2
1 day 1 hour ago The Art Institute of Chicago THURSDAY at 6:00—Join us for a lecture with photographer and
MacArthur fellow LaToya Ruby Frazier as she discusses her work—personal, incisive explorations of issues surrounding race, representation, and social justice in places such as Flint, Michigan and her hometown of Braddock, Pennsylvania.
Free to IL residents—http://bit.ly/2jRrhpV