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Art Library

Spotlight

  • Art Librarianship Class Curates New Exhibit

    The Kohler Art Library is excited to feature a new artists’ book show curated by graduate students from LIS 855: Art Librarianship. […]

  • KAL 50 Poster Exhibition

    Last fall students from Henrique Nardi’s Basic Graphic Design class were challenged to create a 50th-anniversary poster for the Kohler Art Library. […]

  • Those Crazy Fakirs!

    In this era of fake news, deepfakes, and the blurring of truth and fiction, it may come as a surprise to learn […]

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Kohler Art Library Instagram

  • This #Repost from @wood_sconsin makes us so happy! “In an attempt to incorporate some kind of woodwork substitution into the curriculum we arrived at #HealthyJoints.
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Students were instructed to comb the internet for two #woodworking joints that they found interesting and to reproduce them in food stuffs.
They were also instructed to eat them, but only AFTER documenting them. No "#dogatemyhomework" allowed.”
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#furniture #food #coronacurriculum #creative #craft #cooking #practice #precision #precise #putittogether #joinery #knife #pairing #pairings #playwithyourfood #woodworking
  • You might recognize the next artist who shared her home studio with us: @seliasalzsiederart is one of our talented student employees at the art library, and many of our graphics are her creations. “My work space is filled with art supplies and a million to-do lists as I try to balance online teaching and staying creative! However, my favorite part of my studio is the makeshift Zoom background that I’ve created with my own tapestries and weavings. Being surrounded by artwork helps to keep me motivated and inspired while working from home!” We miss you, Selia, and also YOU and YOU and YOU! #artathome #smallspaces #homestudiosetup #homestudio #madisonartists #wfh
  • Artists and makers: what does your home studio look like? @uwgraphics professor @henriquenardi gave us a peek into his #wfh setup. “As a graphic designer, my laptop is my main tool. While I’m confined in my living room, at least I have a cozy couch, my books, and the view.” #artathome #smallspaces #studio #uwartdept
  • Pandemic or no, Oxford Art Online is our fav online art encyclopedia. So authoritative, up-to-date, and omg those scholarly bibliographies! Definitely swipe right on this one (you know, figuratively). https://bit.ly/2y3qewD 
Graphic by @seliasalzsiederart 
#artlibrary #artresearch #uw_artdept #uwmadlibraries #uwmadisonls #studystrong
  • Here’s a face to our virtual art research consultations service! Anna Simon, Kohler Art Library Reference and Instruction Librarian, is standing by to assist with your research or project questions. No query too small! Email askart@library.wisc.edu.  Props to @seliasalzsiederart for the illustration! @uw_artdept @uw_arthistory #uwmadlibraries #studystrong
  • We love these displays of support from artists for NYC healthcare workers. There’s now a public Google Drive available for artists to upload their work so any artist and hospital can participate—see the article link. And speaking of help, don’t forget the art library is still here to assist with research, projects, and professional planning! bit.ly/3eiswZ8 #artcanhelp #thankyouhealthcareworkers #callingallartists
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