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Archive for December, 2009

Women of the avant-garde

By L ( Elizabeth ) Lawes, on 22 December 2009

Gertrude SteinWomen of the avant-garde is a part of the Avant-garde all the time series of podcasts which are made up of materials from Ubuweb presented by Kenneth Goldsmith. It includes audio clips from Gertrude Stein, Yoko Ono, Kathy Acker, Laurie Anderson and many more.

Avant-garde all the time is part of the Poetry Foundation website.

Free magazines available from Google Books

By L ( Elizabeth ) Lawes, on 22 December 2009

Billboard magazineNew York magazineLife magazineLiberty magazine

There are a number of popular American magazines now available in full via Google Books. Subjects covered range from science and sport to music, lifestyle and current affairs. Also included is a complete archive of Life magazine.

Library Acquisitions November / December 2009

By L ( Elizabeth ) Lawes, on 22 December 2009

art-text.jpgItems added to the Art collections during November and December include:

Art and text. Black Dog Publishing, 2009. ART M 8 ART
Cashell, Kieran. Aftershock : the ethics of contemporary transgressive art. I.B. Tauris, 2009. ART M 8 CAS
Rexer, Lyle. The edge of vision: the rise of abstraction in photography. Aperture, 2009. ART R 5 REX
Losowsky, Andrew. We make magazines: inside the independents. Editions Mike Koedinger, 2009. ART PA 50 LOS
Ran, Faye. A history of installation art and the development of new art forms. Peter Lang, 2009. ART M 20 RAN

For the full list visit LibraryThing