Category Archives: Art

Art

Waterfront First Friday Fest tonight

Posted in Art, First Friday, Music | Comments Off

Where to find good quality images? The library has done the work for you!

Do you need to use images in your research paper or presentations? Is Google Image search just not cutting it, leaving you with poor quality, low resolution copies? The library provides a list of high quality open-access image databases free … Continue reading

Posted in Art, New Resources | Comments Off

Art related iPad Apps

  Need an art fix? Here’s a list of just some of the great apps you can download onto your iPad–many are free! These mobile apps include high quality images and scholarship from journals, digital image collections from museums, and … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Art History, New Resources | Comments Off

The Getty’s new Open Content Program means free digital content for all

From the Getty blog Iris: Today the Getty becomes an even more engaged digital citizen, one that shares its collections, research, and knowledge more openly than ever before. We’ve launched the Open Content Program to share, freely and without restriction, … Continue reading

Posted in Art, New Resources | Comments Off

Josef Albers’s Color Theory App

  Albers’ now famous Interaction of Color has been an art and design school staple since its publication in 1963. In honor of the book’s 50th anniversary, Yale University Press designed a new mobile app exclusively for the ipad. The app … Continue reading

Posted in Art, New Resources | Comments Off

Cinema Collection Exhibit

Binghamton University’s cinema collection includes books, magazines and journals, DVDs, and yes, films.  The history, theory, criticism, cinematography, and social and artistic impact of popular, documentary, and experimental films are explored in depth in the collection. DVD and VHS titles … Continue reading

Posted in Art, General Information, Libraries | Comments Off

More Museums Embrace Open Access

detail, John Constable Wivenhoe Park, Essex 1816 From the New York Times: By NINA SIEGAL Published: May 28, 2013 AMSTERDAM — Many museums post their collections online, but the Rijksmuseum here has taken the unusual step of offering downloads of … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Art History | Comments Off

Artist Margaret Maugenest at the Rosefsky Gallery

Margaret Maugenest, perhaps known best for her laudable court case legalizing her rent free occupancy in her Gowanus loft, is coming to Binghamton University’s Rosefsky Gallery. Her translucent painting installations live beautifully in her spacious loft,  which you can tour … Continue reading

Posted in Art | Comments Off

United Kingdom National Art Collection is Online

The entirety of the UK’s publicly (and some privately) owned oil paintings are now online. The Public Catalogue Foundation (PCF) has partnered with the BBC to create the highly ambitious Your Paintings site, which has digitized and catalogued 212,000 oil … Continue reading

Posted in Art, General Information | Comments Off

ARTtube: Videos on Art and Design

Museums are catching on to the public desire to see artists, curators, and conservators stand next to a work of art in the flesh and speak of it’s history and methods of production. Since we can’t quite make it to … Continue reading

Posted in Art | Comments Off