Piranesi Day 2013

Avery's annual exhibition of prints, drawings, and books by Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778) was held this year on Thursday, September 26, from 4:00pm-5:30pm. It combined favorites like the rare first and second states of the Carceri series with a selection of highlights on this year's special theme: infrastructure. Held in the Wallach Seminar Room and […]

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Featured Research Resource: International Bibliography of Art (IBA)

If you are in search of scholarly publications that cover the global region and span the of subject Fine Arts and Architecture, ProQuest's International Bibliography of Art (IBA) is the resource for you. IBA covers European art from late antiquity to the present, American art from the colonial era to the present, and global art […]

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Roberto C. Ferrari speaks at Oxford conference

Roberto C. Ferrari, Curator of Art Properties, recently represented Columbia University Libraries at Oxford University, where he was a speaker at the conference Pre-Raphaelitism: Past, Present and Future, held at the Ashmolean Museum and St. John’s College on September 13 and 14, 2013.  The conference was a response to the exhibition Pre-Raphaelitism: Victorian Avant-Garde, which […]

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Avery Art Properties in “Breath of Heaven, Breath of Earth” exhibition

The Art Properties Department has loaned three significant works from the Sackler Collection to the exhibition "Breath of Heaven, Breath of Earth: Ancient Near Eastern Art from American Collections," which opened on August 31 at the Hallie Ford Museum of Art, Willamette University, in Salem, Oregon. The exhibition brings together 64 objects related to the […]

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