January 14, 2014 - Thousands of vintage and rare vinyl records and tens of thousands of compact discs have found a new home at the Fine Arts Library at The University of...Read More
As you return to the Fine Arts Library this January, please take note of the fine new doors that greet your arrival. As part of a modest facilities upgrade, the old, visually obstructing doors were replaced with these new ones which provide clear sight lines into the Richard T. and Jan J. Roberts Reading Room...Read More
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
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
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
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.
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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