Since the mid-1990s the sculptor El Anatsui has dazzled viewers all over the world with his monumental wall hangings made of aluminum bottle caps and tops and copper wire. Before that, in a thirty year career of creating and teaching, the artist who was born in Ghana and lived in Nigeria for much of his life, worked in wood, stone and other media. But it is with his metal hangings that his sculpture has gained...Read More
Are you working on a research topic of national cultural interest or relevance? You might try any number of national libraries to browse the rare and unique items that they have digitized and made accessible to the public online. A few of our favorites include the Biblioteca Digital Hispanica of the Biblioteca Nacional de Espana and Gallica of...Read More
Fine Arts Library staff members are eager to assist you with your end of the semester research needs during Crunch Time. As you enter the Fine Arts Library, look for a table of handouts with helpful tips to find information. There are...Read More
Tantalizing glimpses into the vast holdings of the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin may be viewed at http://hrc.contentdm.oclc.org/#nav_top The Harry Ransom Digital Collections site includes digital images of manuscript pages, art, posters, photographs and maps which are arranged by collections and include the Circus Collection, the...Read More
Friday, November 1, 2013 - 6:00pm
What: “Films in Person” films series featuring Moolaadé. This event is free and open to the public.
When: 6 p.m., Friday, November 1, 2013.
Where: Fine Arts Library (DFA 3.200), The University of Texas at Austin.
Background: The Fine Arts Library is introducing a faculty-curated film series with a Senegalese feature...Read More
The Vogue picture records occupy a brief chapter in the history of recorded sound, from 1945 to 1947, when post-war optimism and a replenishing of formerly scarce materials rejuvenated the recording industry. Each pressing featured colorful, occasionally campy illustrations, visible through the clear vinyl coating. Musical offerings ranged from popular, jazz, country, Latin, and spoken word. Fewer than 100 discs...Read More
Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fine Arts Library, Room 3.200
Explore copyright and open access issues at a screening of RIP: A Remix Manifesto, a 2008 open source documentary film about “the changing concept of copyright”directed by Brett Gaylor.
Following the film, a discussion session will consider how these copyright, intellectual property and related issues affect education at the...Read More
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Curious about what exactly fair use is?
Have you ever wondered if you can use an image in your academic work?
Not sure about the restrictions on performing a piece of music?
Copyright attorney Georgia Harper discusses these issues and answers questions.
... Read More
Monday, October 21, 2013 - 8:00am to Friday, October 25, 2013 - 5:00pm
The University of Texas Libraries is promoting the movement for unimpeded accessibility to scholarly research in a series of events marking international Open Access Week 2013.
Open Access Week — now in its 7th year — carries the theme “Open Access: Redefining Impact” and features events worldwide meant to inform the public about the potential...Read More
Saturday, October 19, 2013 - 6:00pm
an ongoing concert series features work by
Hector Villa-Lobos and Elliot Carter
and university composers and performers
When: 6 p.m., Saturday, October 19, 2013
Where: Fine Arts Library (...Read More
The University of Texas at Austin’s ’ John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies is currently hosting an exhibition of Haitian painting that spans five decades entitled “Five Decades of Haitian Painting: Selections from the Green-Christian Collection.” The exhibition features paintings selected from the collection of Rudy Green and Joyce Christian by curator, Lise Ragbir.
Cover of the Pogues’
Rum, Sodomy & the Lash (1985)
The 8th Annual David O. Nilsson Lecture in Contemporary Drama and Literature presents a Dylan Thomas musical redux memorializing the 60th anniversary of the Welsh poet’s death
THIS IS WEDNESDAY
Please come!Read More
ARTstor images are now discoverable in ScoUT. Limit by relevant Content Types such as art, image, painting, etc. to see the image results.
The Fine Arts Library is now the proud owner of a KIC scanner. This is a no funds required scanner. Scan right to a usb drive or email the scan to yourself. Here’s how: http://wiki.lib.utexas.edu/hdi/pmwiki.php/Main/HowDoIUseTheKICScanner.Read More
Thursday, April 19, 2012 - 6:00pm
Event: The Fine Arts Library at The University of Texas at Austin hosts a screening of “The Typewriter in the 21st Century.” The event is free and open to the public.
When: 6 p.m. Friday, April 19
Where: Fine Arts Library, Doty Fine Arts Building (DFA 3.200) at The University of Texas at Austin.
Background: ...Read More
The Brooklyn based artist Alyson Shotz is the Fall 2013 Artist in Residence at UT’s Visual Arts Center. She will create and have on display a site-specific work entitled Invariant Interval in the Visual Arts Center Gallery from September 27 – December 7, 2013. Shotz uses materials such as plastic, beads, staples, Q-tips and surgical wire to create sculptures that reflect and change...Read More
This is a touring exhibit wich will be on display in the Fine Arts Library throughout November 2008.
Winners of the 2008 Paul Revere Award, presented by the Music Publishers Association of America. Each year outstanding examples of graphic design are selected to be honored by the Paul Revere Award. The award acknowledges publishers for their efforts in creating art for the music industry.Read More