General Modern Collection
“Descriptions of Literature”: Texts and Contexts in the Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas Papers Exhibition on view October 8–December 14, 2012 “Gertrude Gertrude Stein Stein: What are the Questions?” by Joan Retallack, poet, essayist, critic, and professor at Bard College Exhibition opening lecture, Friday, October 26 at 5:00 pm Gertrude Stein Society Meeting Friday October 26, 2012
October 19, 2012
Images of birds from a compilation of engraved plates: Eillars, Giovanni. Varii Et Diversi Uccelli Cavati Dal Naturale Et Intaglate ["sic"] in Rame ... Dno Francisco, Dni Marii Piccolominei Filio, Joan. Eillars D. D. S.l: s.n, n.d.. which may be variant or copied plates from a more widely-known work:
August 29, 2012
More portraiture by Pierre et Gilles, of an artfully made up Iggy Pop, an assortment of club-goers - and a characteristic shot of Karl Lagerfeld.
August 13, 2012
More images from Façade - five glam shots for an article titled "Are You Bionic" styled and shot by Pierre et Gilles!
August 10, 2012
Pages from Façade, a magazine published approximately twice yearly in Paris between 1976 - 1983. Taking inspiration from Interview Magazine, Façade covered cultural high life in france, documenting night clubbing, music, fashion, and general fabulousness.
August 8, 2012
Beinecke Library archivist Matthew Mason has identified the photographer of an important photograph documenting Sigmund Freud's 1909 visit to Clark University; though the image is well known, until now the photographer has been unidentified.
July 13, 2012