Tag: art

The polar bears made me do it…

Students at another university have for decades complained about the painting of polar bears savaging the sinister blood red sails of a wrecked ship that stares down at them from the exam room wall.  They claim it has caused all students who

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New York Met releases art images into the public domain

One of New York’s most prestigious art galleries, the Metropolitan Museum of Art has begun to share 375,000 images of its artworks under a Creative Commons CC0 license, effectively waiving all copyright restrictions and making these images available for anyone to copy,

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Delight by design

We believe that quality and not just quantity of study space is important, and we have sought to better display both your stunning artwork and other projects in the Library, exhibiting two fascinating CCI displays this year and numerous examples

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Free trial: Intellect art and architecture journals

We now have trial access to ten visual arts journals published by Intellect until 20th April 2017, all available here.  Click below for access to sample content from individual titles: Art, Design & Communication in Higher Education Craft Research Critical Studies in

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Intellect visual arts journals free trial

Are you into Art?  A comic aficionado?  A self-confessed computer graphics nerd?  None of the above but just enjoy pretty pictures?  If you answered “maybe” to any of the above, this trial is for you!   We now have trial access

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Well-Come refuge sketchbooks on show in Area 1B

We are delighted to present the work of BA Illustration students – a collection of concertina artists’ books from the Well-Come Project, now on display in Area 1B. Read more about these artists’ books and the fascinating project they came from

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Introduction to the Library’s Special Collections

Rare architectural works, illuminations by William Blake – book now for an introduction to our Special Collections, 2-4 pm on Tuesday 13 December, and find out how they can take your studies and research to the next level.  Click to

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Artist of the week: Pablo Picasso

“Art is a lie that makes us realise the truth.” So spake Pablo Picasso, whose highly original work has left an indelible mark on the world of art.  Famous in his own lifetime, his first famous painting was painted when he was

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Creative Arts Book of the Week: Special Guest Reviewer: Cat Askew

French Art Deco, Jared Goss, London: Thames and Hudson, 2014. I was invited by Greta to select a book of my choice (from Creative & Cultural Industries) and as I’m about to pick a topic for my Dissertation I thought

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#ColorMyArtstor postcards

ArtStor has launched a set of five downloadable #ColorMyArtStor images for you to download, print and colour.  Colouring is a popular stress relieving pastime, while concentrating for five minutes in every 30 on something very different from your work is an established

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