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Archive for November, 2010

The League of Moveable Type

By L ( Elizabeth ) Lawes, on 30 November 2010

blackout-13.jpgThe League of Moveable Type is a collection of open source fonts available for web designers to download.

Library Acquisitions October / November 2010

By L ( Elizabeth ) Lawes, on 30 November 2010

faithfull-liverpool.jpgRecent additions to the collections include:

Simon Faithfull. Liverpool-to-Liverpool. Liverpool University Press, 2010. ART ME 19 FAI
Lisa Le Feuvre. Failure (Documents of Contemporary Art). Whitechapel Gallery, 2010. ART BE LEF
Salomé Voegelin. Listening to noise and silence: towards a philosophy of sound art. Continuum, 2010. ART PX 20 VOE
Martin Creed: works. Thames & Hudson, 2010. ART ME 29 CRE
Marsha Meskimmon. Contemporary art and the cosmopolitan imagination. Routledge, 2010. ART BG MES

For the full list visit LibraryThing.

The Trouble With Painting

By L ( Elizabeth ) Lawes, on 30 November 2010

ica1.jpgThe ICA has a number of talks available on YouTube, including this recent debate on the value of painting, The Trouble With Painting:

‘Why do artists continue to paint? Does painting have an intrinsic value? In the lead up to Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2010 at the ICA, Bruce McLean, Vanessa Jackson, Margarita Gluzberg and Mark Leckey take part in this discussion, considering the current state of painting today. Chaired by ICA curator David Thorp.’

Andy Warhol on Ubuweb

By L ( Elizabeth ) Lawes, on 26 November 2010

ubuweb.jpgTaped discussions between Andy Warhol and Edie Sedgwick, Man Ray, Mick Jagger, and others are now avalable at Ubuweb Sound, as well as David Cronenberg’s lecture on Warhol, recorded at the Art Gallery of Ontario in 2006.