Seven years after Susanne Slavick’s exhibition Unloaded, the curator continues to update a Facebook page dedicated to artworks and texts that examine the impact and proliferation of firearms.
A Little Corner of Heaven in East Los Angeles
Guadalupe Rosales’s East of the River is an exhibition of memory, chance, and grief, all encased in nostalgia.
Toni Morrison’s The Black Book Was a Groundbreaking Archive, Anthology, and Scrapbook
Hilton Als’s collection of materials, art, and ephemera isn’t meant to elucidate Morrison’s work but ponder the novelist’s impact on American culture.
“Is it Possible to Enjoy John Cage’s Music?” and Other Art Questions on Yahoo Answers
We rounded up the best art-related questions on the iconic platform, which is shutting down permanently next month.
How Does the Vatican Protect Its Digitized Collection From Hackers?
The Vatican Apostolic Library says it experiences an average of 100 cyber threats every month since it started its digitization project in 2012.
See Newly Digitized, Public Archives on Recitalist Marian Anderson’s Life and Work
The University of Pennsylvania Libraries launched its publicly accessible archives of renowned contralto and Civil Rights activist Marian Anderson.
Archive of Martha Graham’s Life Acquired by New York Public Library
Highlights from the collection include Isamu Noguchi’s set drawings for Seraphic Dialogue and an extensive photograph collection of Graham’s canon.
The Watercolour World Documents the Planet Before Photography
The initiative has already digitized 80,000 images, categorized and made searchable to the public.
Why a Herbarium of 7.8 Million Plants Is One of New York’s Most Valuable Resources
The New York Botanical Garden is home to the world’s second-largest herbarium, a vital archive in an era of vanishing botanical collections.
New York Public Library Releases 180,000 Images, and Invites Users to Remix Them
This week, the New York Public Library announced the release of over 180,000 public domain images available in high resolution.
British Library Rejects Taliban Archive Donation
It isn’t every day that one of the world’s biggest cultural institutions refuses to host a massive digital archive of great historical significance.
The Freaks and Fascinations of 18th-Century Entertainment
Last week, the Bodleian Libraries at the University of Oxford launched an online portal to over 115,000 open-license images from their collections.