Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Archival collections

Although Avery Library is closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our librarians and archivists are still busy at work providing reference services, supporting teaching, and processing collections. Most recently, Archivist Pamela Casey in Avery’s Drawings & Archives department published the finding aid for the Project Photographs collection in the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Archives. This […]

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Connections in Collections

February 10 – April 15, 2020 Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Wallach Study Center for Art & Architecture, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library Now open in Avery Library’s Wallach Study Center for Art and Architecture is the new exhibition “Connections in Collections: Modern and Contemporary Art and Architecture.” Co-curated by Roberto […]

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Clodion and “Clodion Mania” Exhibition

September 24 – December 13, 2019 Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Wallach Study Center for Art & Architecture, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library Now on view in Avery Library is the new exhibition Clodion (1738-1814) and “Clodion Mania” in Nineteenth-Century France. This exhibition is the third in a series curated by […]

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Avery Art Properties in 20 and Odd Exhibition

Art Properties is pleased to be among the lenders to the current exhibition 20 and Odd: The 400-Year Anniversary of 1619, now on view in the Leroy Neiman Gallery, Dodge Hall, on the Morningside campus until September 30, 2019. This exhibition commemorates the 400-year anniversary of the first documented arrival of Africans landing at the […]

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Animalia

June 17 – September 13, 2019 Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Wallach Study Center for Art & Architecture, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library Now on view in Avery Library is a new summer exhibition called Animalia, which celebrates the essence of animal life as depicted in sculpture, decorative arts, and cultural heritage objects, all […]

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Hoppner, Beechey, Fisher, Lavery: Researching Columbia’s Portraits.

February 11 – May 10, 2019 Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Wallach Study Center for Art & Architecture, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library Now on view in Avery Library is the exhibition Hoppner, Beechey, Fisher, Lavery: Researching Columbia’s Portraits, curated by Roberto C. Ferrari, Curator of Art Properties, with Mateusz Mayer, Ph.D. student, Department […]

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Celebrating the publication of New York Rising

New York Rising : An Illustrated History from the Durst Collection The Monacelli Press, 2018 Published in association with The Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation and Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University From the first European settlement in the seventeenth century through the skyscrapers and large-scale urban planning schemes of the […]

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An Evening with Avery: Karl Friedrich Schinkel

Kurt Forster & Barry Bergdoll in Conversation Reception and book signing following Thursday, December 6th 2018 6:00 – 8:00 PM Stronach Center 8th Floor Schermerhorn Hall Please join us for a very special Evening with Avery celebrating our recent acquisition of Karl Friedrich Schinkel’s Werke der höheren Baukunst. REGISTRATION REQUIRED Professors Kurt Forster (Professor Emeritus, […]

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Transportation Alternatives

  TRANSPORTATION ALTERNATIVES Curator: Lena Newman, Special Collections Librarian November 9, 2018 – February 8, 2019 Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Avery Classics Reading Room, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library In April 2019, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority will shut down the Canarsie Tunnel, a vital underground link that carries L-train riders between Manhattan and […]

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