Special Collections is pleased to announce that the Dennis Witmer collection of Alaska as the Measure (MSS PHOTO 0660) is open for research. The collection consists of the 75-plate photograph portfolio “Alaska as the Measure,” a digital version of the same portfolio, and a series of 41 digital artist books made by Witmer.
Blog topic: Art
Stan Brakhage (1933-2003) is regarded as one of the most significant figures in the post-war history of experimental filmmaking in the United States. A special one night only triple-play viewing was held last week to celebrate Stan Brakhage, these new acquistions, and the donor, Prof. Margaret Cohen. These silent films are from the Songs cyle (1964-1969) including 23rd Psalm Branch (1966-1967), which is anomalous in its length and content.
The last assigment from the Couture Culture class was to create an exhibition in the library vitrines with plates from Bowes Art & Architecture Library's extensive collection of early French deluxe edition fashion journals.
Check out a webinar featuring work from the Cantor Arts Center and the Bowes Art & Architecture Library
Virtually join graduate student curator, Jennie Waldow, to discuss her online exhibition, Art/Object: Contemporary Works between Mediums. You will receive a Zoom Link for the event after registering on Eventbrite here.
Now open: Full of Autumnal Scent, 10 years of graduate printmaking from the Tama Art University, Tokyo, Japan
Open Nov.1-Dec. 3 in the Stanford Art Gallery. Hours: M-F 11-5. Come see a selection of wonderful works produced at one of the best art schools in Japan.