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Engraved in Wood: The Work of John DePol (1913–2004)

John DePol, Self-Portrait, 1989

This online exhibit, "Engraved in Wood: The Work of John DePol (1913–2004)," serves as an introduction to the incredible wood engravings of this American master. From March 3, 2014 until June 5, 2014 (postponed from an earlier date), the accompanying physical exhibition will be the inaugural…

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Artist Books from the Women's Studio Workshop

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This online exhibition is a gathering place for collections of artists' books from the Art, Architecture, and Engineering Library(AAEL) Special Collections. The artists' books exhibitions are created to provide users with alternative ways to experience the artists' books collection as well as to…

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Leonard B. Willeke Postcards

Leonard B. Willeke

The postcard was initially marketed as a convenient and inexpensive alternative to a telegram or letter, as it required neither extensive writing nor paper and envelope. While early cameras were too cumbersome for every traveler and too new to be affordable, travelers could easily purchase a…

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Language Comes after Artist: A Selection of Books by Lynne Avadenka

Book Artist Lynne Avadenka 2013

Detroit artist Lynne Avadenka has produced small-run, fine press books at her own Land Marks Press for 25 years. The books shown here are a selection of her work and celebrate her skill in merging the visual and textual. All make use of fine paper, binding and printing, and the author is Avadenka…

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From General Library to Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library

The Old Library before 1917

From General Library to Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library is an exhibit of photographs of the establishment and evolution of the University of Michigan Library and its major building, the Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library. The Organic Act of March 18, 1837, established the University of Michigan. In…

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