Art

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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

Student Photographers To Speak about Award-Winning Projects Oct. 24

Student recipients of the 2012 and 2013 North Carolina Documentary Photography Award will present and discuss their documentary projects at an event in the Wilson Special Collections Library on Thursday, Oct. 24. Continue reading

Artist Sheryl Oring Will Discuss 9/11 Project at Art Library Oct. 23

Artist Sheryl Oring will discuss “Collective Memory,” the performance and book project she created for the tenth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. Continue reading

Hugh Morton, Tar Heel Camera Man, Remembered in Oct. 5 Program at Appalachian State University

The late North Carolina photographer Hugh Morton will be remembered by friends and colleagues in a panel discussion to celebrate a retrospective of his work at the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts at Appalachian State University. Continue reading

Daughter of “Medicine’s Michelangelo” to Discuss Biography of her Father Sept. 26

UNC alumna Francine Mary Netter will discuss her forthcoming book, Medicine’s Michelangelo: The Life & Art of Frank H. Netter, M.D., on Sept. 26 at the UNC Health Sciences Library. Continue reading

Photo Exhibit Depicts Mississippi Life, 1920s – 1970s

Photographs depicting daily life in the city of Columbus, Miss. are on exhibit in the Wilson Special Collections Library through Oct. 1, 2013. Continue reading

Librarian Receives Grant to Preserve Tibetan Religious Manuscripts

A librarian who helps to develop South Asian studies collections at UNC has received a major grant to preserve ancient Tibetan religious manuscripts. Continue reading

Rare Photos of American Roots Musicians on Exhibit in Wilson Library

Johnny Cash and The Byrds are among the musicians portrayed in “Visualizing American Roots Music,” a new photograph exhibit in UNC’s Wilson LIbrary. Continue reading

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