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The Architecture and Art Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Ricker Library 13h
It's ! Journal entry from "Private Book 2", Lee Lozano. This small 13 cm. high artists' book is a facsimile reproduction of one of painter Lee Lozano's personal journals that she kept from 1968-72 while living in SoHo, NYC.
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Ricker Library 13h
! What the Handwriting Says About the Artist via
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Ricker Library Jan 22
Today's bright yellow post is the inside of the box housing our 1969 Vault book "Arcology: The City in the Image of Man", Paolo Soleri. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
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Ricker Library Jan 19
Replying to @Hagley_Library
That's how we feel when we eat popcorn too! 😂
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Ricker Library Jan 19
"January: A Year of Good Reading Ahead", ca. 1935-41. Hazlett, Chicago, IL. Made for the Illinois Statewide WPA Library Project. Silkscreen on board. This image is in our book "Posters for the People: Art of the WPA", Ennis Carter (2016).
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Ricker Library Jan 17
Replying to @jordan_library
So pretty!!❄️
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University Library Jan 17
Brr! Looks like another cold day! Come keep warm in our libraries! You can find our hours here:
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Ricker Library Jan 17
Polar bear poster by Douglas Hall, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 1925. From our 1931 Vault book "Research Design in Nature, Second and Revised Edition...", John Gilbert Wilkins.
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Ricker Library Jan 16
"Illinois Icons" airs tonight, Jan. 16th on BTN! The documentary tells the stories of 3 Illinois legends: architect Max Abramovitz, football coach and artist Robert Zuppke, and sculptor Lorado Taft.
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Ricker Library Jan 16
Welcome back, ! We hope you have a fantastic start to Spring Semester! 📚Come escape the cold and snow with us until 10pm tonight!
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Ricker Library Jan 12
Come check out our newest exhibition installation! This exhibit on color theory is part of our "Learning to Draw: An Exhibition of Books and Manuals for Art Students" exhibition.
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Ricker Library Jan 11
We (and all campus libraries) will be closed tomorrow, Friday, January 12, from 8am to 1pm. Visitors are encouraged to plan ahead. During the closure, library digital resources will remain available at .
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Ricker Library Jan 10
Today's snowy post is a beautiful Japanese color woodblock print: "Seki, No. 48 from Reisho Tokaido", Utagawa Hiroshige (c. 1848-1849). From our new book "Hokusai, Hiroshige, Utamaro", Rossella Menegazzo, 2016.
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Ricker Library Jan 9
It's our first of 2018! From "Die Märchen vom Paradies", 1924. Written & illustrated by Kurt Schwitters & Käte Steinitz; published in Hannover, Germany. This illustrated children's book includes 3 fairy tales illustrated with unique designs.
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Ricker Library Jan 9
Pioneering Women of American Architecture:
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Artstor Dec 26
Let's celebrate the holiday season (it's not over yet!) with images from Artstor!
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Ricker Library Jan 5
? 1974 Weight Watchers Recipe Cards, photographers unknown. Which recipe is your favorite? Crown Roast of Frankfurters? Inspiration Soup? From our new book "Feast for the Eyes: The Story of Food in Photography", Susan Bright, 2017.
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Funk ACES Library Jan 4
76 years ago this week. WPA poster,1941.
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Ricker Library Jan 3
Replying to @UIarchives
The Stacks look the same! 🤣
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Ricker Library Jan 3
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