For her tattoo designs, Doreen Garner mined the Reanimation Library, a collection of obscure books, finding hand signals and “the occasional escalator going up into a vagina.”
Does an understanding of professional collecting, as is done in libraries, give us a better understanding of what’s happening on Tumblr, or at least help us better understand how we define curation? I turned to the founder and organizer of the Reanimation Library, artist and professional librarian Andrew Beccone, for his thoughts.
Yesterday marked the beginning of MoMA’s newest educational program Print/Studio. The printmaking studio and workshop program plans to engage visitors with various processes of printmaking, and it was organized in conjunction with the museum’s upcoming Print/Out exhibition.