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Destined to Be Known: The James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection at 75

African American literary and artistic achievements are showcased in a new exhibition, “Destined to Be Known: The James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection at 75,” at the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University. The exhibition runs Sept. 23 – Dec. 10 in the library, 121 Wall St., which is always free and open to the public.

Eye on the West: Photography and the Contemporary West

The North American West has been inhabited for millennia, but our vision of its history and cultures has been shaped, perhaps disproportionally, by the modern invention of photography. Eye on the West showcases photographs made since 1960 and encourages viewers to consider the continuing relationship between the region and the medium, to think about the ways that photographers influence our understanding of the contemporary West, its people and its places.

"In___We Trust" selected as winning entry in "Lipstick, Revisited" competition

Yale architecture students Evan Sale and Davis Butner (top row) with their winning entry "In___We Trust" for the competition "Lipstick, Revisited" juried by Kevin Repp, Curator of Modern European Books & Manuscripts at the Beinecke Library; Craig, Buckley, Assistant Professor of History of Art; Eeva-Liisa Pelkonen, Associate Professor of Architecture; Deborah Berke, Dean of the School of Architecture; and Marta Kuzma, Dean of the School of Art.
Background
The work unveiled on May 4, 2018, is the winning entry in a juried competition, open to Yale art and architecture students, in conjunction with the course, 1968@50: Art, Architecture, and Cultures of Protest.
May 5, 2018
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