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The Architecture and Art Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Our new shelving is starting to go up! 😄
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Ricker Library Jul 9
Stephen Shore, "Merced River, Yosemite", 1979 (close up). From our book "The Open Road: Photography & the American Road Trip", David Campany, 2014.
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Ricker Library Jul 3
We hope you all have a safe and happy ! 🇺🇸🎇We will be closed tomorrow for the holiday. "Happy's Refreshment Stand, Daytona Beach, Florida", by Berenice Abbott, 1954. From "The Open Road: Photography & the American Road Trip", D. Campany.
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Ricker Library Jun 29
Replying to @giesbusiness
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Ricker Library Jun 29
Very exciting news - our new floor is done, and we love it! 🤗
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Ricker Library Jun 28
"Art + Books" includes two of Ricker Library's Bea Nettles artists' books!
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University of Illinois Jun 25
Reason #212 to : We have one of the largest university libraries in the U.S. with more than 14 million volumes.
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Ricker Library Jun 21
Happy and longest day of the year! 🌞🌛"Midsummer Eve" by the English pre-raphaelite painter Edward Robert Hughes, c. 1908. This painting appeared on the cover of our December 30, 2015 issue of "Country Life".
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Ricker Library Jun 20
Floor Renovation Update: concrete floor polishing.
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Ricker Library Jun 15
Abandoned sign in Fort Wayne, Indiana - from our book "Abandoned Signs" by Temporary Services (Brett Bloom and Marc Fischer). The photographs in this book were taken between 2015 and 2107, primarily in Indiana and Chicago.
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Ricker Library Jun 12
from our new Swedish Vault book "I Påsen: Bildpåse", Berndt Petterson. This 1965 artists' book of concrete poetry was published in conjunction with Petterson's exhibit at Stockholm's Galleri Karlsson.
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Ricker Library Jun 6
Happy Belated Birthday (yesterday) to our Library Specialist Shoshana! 🎂🎉🎈
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Ricker Library Jun 4
Floor renovation update: almost all of the old flooring has been removed!
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Ricker Library Jun 1
Happy June! 🌸"Mu-Tan, the Queen of Flowers", from our 1952 "Chinese Color-Prints from the Painting Manual of the Mustard Seed Garden; with an Introd., 16 Facsims. in the Size of the Originals". The print originally was in the 3rd vol. of the work in 1701.
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Ricker Library Jun 1
World's First 3D-Printed Concrete Housing Project to be Built in Eindhoven=
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Ricker Library May 31
7,600 Edvard Munch Drawings Now Available to Discover Online via
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Ricker Library May 29
Floor Renovation Update! The circ desk, furniture, and books have been moved out of the library and work on the floor will begin June 1st!
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Ricker Library May 25
Art Historians Discuss Strategies for Dealing with Work by Abusive Artists via
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Ricker Library May 25
We hope everyone has a wonderful weekend! 🇺🇸Our library services will not be available this Monday, May 28th in honor of the holiday (we are closed on the weekend as well per regular summer hours).
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Ricker Library May 24
Just FYI, the library space is closed this summer (), but you can still request the book online! We can also set it aside for you to look at in Architecture 210D as well - just let us know! :)
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