Avery Library open on MLK

  Please note that Avery Library will be open on Monday, January 16th with the following exceptions: Avery Classics, Drawings & Archives, Art Properties, Avery Index and Bibliographic Services will be closed. We will operate with minimal public service staff levels to accommodate researchers for the day. See our hours. […]

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Outsider Art books at Avery

In addition to traditional subjects in Art History, Avery Library also collects books on the strange, unsettling world of Outsider Art.  Outsider art is a term used to describe art created by untrained artists who create works outside the boundaries of official culture. Here are a few examples of some current titles we have received: […]

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New Caravaggio books at Avery Library

To celebrate the 400th anniversary in 2010 of the death of the great early Baroque Italian painter, several new publications were issued which Avery Library has recently acquired. A select sample is presented.  The work of Michaelangelo Mersi da Caravaggio (1571-1610) is noted for its blend of realism and naturalism, strengthened with his use of […]

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Avery Library Welcomes Students!!

Welcome to Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library!  The Avery Library  homepage has a lot of useful information including hours, services, subject and research guides, and information on our departments including Drawings & Archives, Avery Classics Collection (Rare Books) and the Avery Index . We are also on Facebook and Twitter so "like" us and […]

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Avery Library New Architecture Journals

Title: An Architektur. Published: Berlin : An Architektur. Began in 2002. Subject heading: Architecture Avery location: Avery Classics AB An1 Location: EJOURNALS Title: Candide : journal for architectural knowledge. Published: Bielefeld : Transcript. Began in 2009. Subject heading: Architecture-Philosophy Avery Location: AB C1665         Title: CTBUH journal : tall buildings, design, construction […]

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Current Publications Featured in the Avery Library Display of Recent Acquisitions

Judy Chicago with Frances Borzello. Frida Kahlo: face to face. Munich; London; New York: Prestel, c2010. At once deeply personal and brilliantly perceptive, this dynamic reconsideration of the life and work of Frida Kahlo is curated by the prominent feminist artist Judy Chicago, who helped introduce American audiences to Kahlo’s paintings. In this volume Chicago, […]

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