Art

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“On Fire” Exhibition to Close with Lecture by Photographer Larry Schwarm

Photographs in Wilson Library capture dramatic views of controlled agricultural burns in the Midwest. Continue reading

UNC Librarian Opens Up the World of Australian Aboriginal Art and Culture

Will Owen has devoted nearly a quarter century to research and writing about the art that is his passion. His expertise has brought recognition from the Australian government. Continue reading

UNC Librarian Will Lead Grant To Ensure Future of Artists’ Archives in North Carolina

A grant of $491,908 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) will help a team of UNC researchers prepare future librarians and archivists to identify, organize, and care for the complex records of visual artists in North Carolina. Continue reading

Art Library to Highlight Artists’ Books and Photobooks April 10

Nearly 100 recent additions to the collections of UNC’s Sloane Art Library will be on view during a free public event there on Thursday, April 10, at 5:30 p.m. Continue reading

Lard Have Mercy! 30 Years of Southern Culture on the Skids

Rock through the band’s history with an exhibit in Wilson Library through Aug. 29, 2014. Continue reading

Expert Arthur MacGregor to Discuss “Rooms of Wonder” Feb. 20

Free public lecture marks the opening of the exhibition “Rooms of Wonder: From Wunderkammer to Museum, 1565-1865″ in Wilson Library. Continue reading

Rooms of Wonder: From Wunderkammer to Museum, 1565-1865

Three centuries of “cabinets of curiosities” from the collections of Florence Fearrington (UNC class of 1958) and the Rare Book Collection in Wilson Library. Continue reading

Cracking Open Artists’ Books at Sloane Art Library

UNC’s Sloane Art Library offers books that are printed on paper towels and that include a rusted hunk of metal from a shipwreck. On Nov. 18, the Art Library hosted a trunk show of artists’ books from Vamp & Tramp, Booksellers as part of the library’s efforts to collect and promote the form. Continue reading

Southern Scenery in 3D: 19th-Century Stereographic Photography

The Wilson Library exhibit explores the popular 19th- and 20th-century practice of stereographic photography. The technique gives the impression of a three-dimensional image. Continue reading

Art of Pop-Up Books Is Topic of Oct. 29 Program

Collectors will discuss the art and educational value of pop-up books in a program Oct. 29 at Wilson Library. Continue reading

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