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Commemorating the Madison Reunion and the 50th anniversary of 1968, the Kohler Art Library’s summer show focuses on the poignant moments that defined a decade. The turbulence of the 1960s […]

Join artist (and former UW-Madison photography faculty) Matthew Bakkom as he shares Collective Investigation, a collaborative method through which groups explore collections of printed material and discover shared affinities. In a […]

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  • Looking for something to read while on a cruise (or the couch)? Then you’ve come to the right place! Read about the unrelenting power of addiction, posession and love in the passionate affair between #suzannemallouk & #jeanmichelbasquiat Find “Widow Basquiat” and other amazing titles at the Kohler Art Library! #Shelfie #CantSitWithUs #TGIF #WeekendReading #JenniferClement #widowbasquiat
  • Get messy at @madisonpubliclibrary’s  #Papermaking Workshop! Artist-in-residence @hohareb will teach you how to transform fabrics and raw materials into real paper📜 See you tonight at the Central Branch from 5-7PM! For more details, visit: #openstudio
  • Can you guess who would’ve turned 120 last Sunday? Let us know in the comments below! If you need a hint, check our catalog here: #woodcut #lithography #mezzotint #hbd #mcm
  • Still not feeling like summer? We can help! with an artistic road trip. Browse this and other amazing landscapes by David Hockney at the Kohler Art Library, in person or online!

Image: A Bigger Grand Canyon, David Hockney, 1998. This large-format painting is composed of 60 smaller canvases based on a photo-collage of the same subject. "With its many viewpoints and shifting timeframe, A bigger Grand Canyon suggests what it is like to be in a landscape, to travel around it, to view tiny details as well as dramatic vistas, to see changing light and to trample the earth underfoot. "

#ABiggerGrandCanyon #DavidHockney #KohlerArtLibrary #Summer #Arizona 
  • Exploding fish? Artworks as fire hazards? Find out why Lee Bul