Monthly Archives: October 2013

GRAPHIC DESIGN II CLASS – DONATES THEIR HANDMADE BOOKS TO TETI LIBRARY

Joe Vivilecchia,  Sunday Mornings, Graphic Design ll, 2013

Joe Vivilecchia, Sunday Mornings, Graphic Design ll, 2013

NHIA’s Graphic Design II class led by Lara McCormick,  visited the Teti Library on Wednesday, October 30th to help us celebrate their donation of handmade artists’ books.  15 books displaying original designs, photography, artwork, prose and other unique features, were donated to the library to be added to our Special Collections.  The books, predominantly accordion books, centered on the topic of “The Nature of Place”and its meaning to each artist.

Image courtesy of Emily R. Bradley

Image courtesy of Emily R. Bradley

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MUSEUM HAUNTINGS – ARTnews REPORTS

Ghosts - By Borisov-Musatov, Viktor Elpidiforovich (1870-1905) - Russia - Symbolism - tempera on canvas - 1903 - State Tretyakov Gallery / Culture Images / Universal Images Group

Ghosts – By Borisov-Musatov, Viktor Elpidiforovich (1870-1905) – Russia – Symbolism – tempera on canvas – 1903 – State Tretyakov Gallery / Culture Images / Universal Images Group

Stephanie Strasnick’s recent article, Zombies Take Over the Museums features interesting museum tales and exhibitions from the dark side.  The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art is mentioned with their Witches and Wicked Bodies exhibition as well as a chilling tale of a ghostly visitor at
the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.Click here for the full report:
Zombies Take Over the Museums

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GRAPHIC DESIGN II CLASS DONATES TO TETI LIBRARY

NHIA’s Fall 2013 Graphic Design ll class has donated a number of hand crafted artists’ books to our Special Collection.  The common theme that runs through this diverse collection is “The Nature of Place,” and each artists’ interpretation of place.

Homefield by Daniel Mauri, Graphic Design ll, 2013

Homefield by Daniel Mauri, Graphic Design ll, 2013

The collection will be officially received on October 30th at 11:30 am with an artists’ reception at the library.  Join us in celebrating this unique collection or make an appointment to see all our artists’ books!

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YOU MUST REMEMBER THIS – POEMS ABOUT AGING AND MEMORY

The Poetry Society of New Hampshire has received over 500 new, unpublished poems from poets around the world for an anthology they are publishing titled: You Must Remember This: Poems About Aging and Memory. The Society is now looking for two-dimensional artwork to embellish the proposed publication. Artists who are interested in submitting their work can supply unpublished greyscale images to poetsintheattic@gmail.com. Works should be in PDF format, greyscale, 300dpi, and no larger than 8″ x 10″.  Exceptional color images will also be considered for the cover of the anthology. Contact the Poetry Society of NH with your questions at info@poetrysocietyofnewhampshire.org

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GIRL WITH THE PEARL EARRING – BACK IN TOWN

Not since 1984 has New York seen the likes of Johannes Vermeer’s Girl with the Pearl Earring, but she returns this week for an exhibition at the Frick Collection. The New York Times announces the arrival of Vermeer, Rembrandt and Hals: Masterpieces of Dutch Painting from the Mauritshuis, features Girl with the Pearl Earring, along with other paintings from Mauritshuis, as the Dutch museum prepares for renovations.

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E-BOOK FOR ETSY

One of the latest acquisitions for the Teti Library (and Gmilcs Consortium) is an e-book titled, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Selling Your Crafts on Etsy, by Marcia Layton Turner.  Take a look at this book for tips and ideas on how to get your art noticed in Etsy!
Made possible by a grant from the Samuel P. Hunt Foundation, e-books can found in our library catalog and can be downloaded for free by Teti Library patrons with a Teti Library card.   E-books are easily down-loadable to e-readers, as well as smart devices such as tablets, phones and laptops with the proper e-read application.  Download the app here: 3M Cloud Library and start reading and selling today!

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GETTY’S OPEN CONTENT COLLECTION GROWS BY 5,400 IMAGES

Lantern design in Kangxi dengtu (Kangxi-era lantern patterns), Chinese, 1790. Ink and watercolor, 29.7 x 24 cm. The Getty Research Institute, 2003.M.25

Lantern design in Kangxi dengtu (Kangxi-era lantern patterns), Chinese, 1790. Ink and watercolor, 29.7 x 24 cm. The Getty Research Institute, 2003.M.25

Earlier this year, the Getty Research Institute opened access to 4600 images from their collection to be shared and used without restriction.  To add to that number, the Getty recently added another 5400 images building an open content collection of over 10,000 images.  The images in this collection are high-resolution and span centuries focusing on a variety of artistic movements.  Click here to see the Getty’s recent posting of this news on their online Magazine, Iris.

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