Avery at AASL

Chris Sala and Jeffrey Ross attended the Association of Architectural School Librarians Annual Meeting, San Francisco March 21-24. Jeffrey was on the Discussion Panel: Archizines, Blogs, Web Portals, Oh My! Current Architectural Publishing Trends and Information Access Challenges for the Educational Market. He represented the Avery Index and presented our perspective on the challenges of […]

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Avery in MoMA’s Labrouste show

Avery Library is pleased to have contributed a wide selection of architectural materials to Henri Labrouste: Structure Brought to Light, which is opening at the Museum of Modern Art on March 10. Organized by Barry Bergdoll, The Philip Johnson Chief Curator of Architecture and Design, The Museum of Modern Art; Corinne Bélier, chief curator, Cité […]

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THATCamp CAA

Follow the THATCamp CAA blog and Twitter feed to learn more about the exciting two-day pre-conference to the College Art Association’s annual meeting here in New York. THATCamp CAA program included: ·         17 sessions on topics chosen by attendees on pedagogical, research and scholarly publishing topics. ·         3 workshops on open platform technologies: OMEKA, VIEWSHARE, […]

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Avery @ CAA

Avery Library staff participated and attended the College Art Association (CAA) conference this week in NYC. Carole Ann Fabian, Avery Director, participated in  "CAA THATCamp: What Happened and What’s Next." The Humanities and Technology Camp, is an open, inexpensive meeting where humanists and technologists of all skill levels learn and build together in sessions proposed […]

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Janet Parks Delivers Keynote at Construction History Society Meeting

Janet Parks, Avery's Curator of Drawings and Archives will deliver the keynote address at the 3rd biennial meeting of the Construction History Society of America, November 2-3, 2012. The meeting is being held in Boston concurrent with the “Palaces for the People: Guastavino and America’s Great Public Spaces” exhibit curated by John Ochsendorf and on […]

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MoMA Century of the Child exhibition

The Museum of Modern Art exhibition  Century of the Child, has 5 drawings from the Avery Library Drawings and Archives department. 3 drawings from the Spanish Children's Drawings and 2 drawings by Otto Wagner, probably never exhibited before for a Haus des Kindes of 1917. Wagner died in 1918 and the project was never built. […]

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Urban Fabric exhibition

GSAPP Professor Andrew Dolkart's exhibition on the Garment District will open at the Skyscraper Museum in Battery Park on Tuesday, July 24th, from 6-9 pm.  Avery Library Drawings & Archives is lending 5 drawings to the exhibition: 4 drawings by Buchman and Kahn and 1 drawing by Emery Roth of buildings in the garment district […]

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Avery at ARLIS/NA Annual Conference

Avery staff will attend the ARLIS/NA annual conference in Toronto, Mar. 29- Apr. 2, 2012. Carole Ann Fabian, Avery Director, is the Conference Co-Chair for Programs and will also present an update on the Built Works Registry (BWR) — a collaborative Avery, ARTstor and Getty project. Now in its second year of development, the BWR […]

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AVERY at AASL

Avery staff will attend the Association of Architecture School Librarians (AASL) annual conference in Boston, March 2, 2012. Jeff Ross (Avery Index) will present an update on the Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals at a Friday morning session. Congratulations to our colleague Thom Freedman (Built Works Registry Librarian) who has been awarded the AASL Frances […]

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Avery Classics books in The Greatest Grid exhibition

This week marks the opening of "The Greatest Grid: The Master Plan of Manhattan, 1811-2011" at the Museum of the City of New York This show features two works from the Avery Classics collection: Simeon DeWitt’s Elements of Perspective  (1813) and Le Corbusier’s  Quand les cathédrales étaient blanches: voyage au pays des timides (1937). Located […]

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