Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Country and Landscape

A new online exhibition of early colonial views of Australian landscape and Aboriginal country by artists such as John Glover, Joseph Lycett, Conrad Martens, William Westall and S.T. Gill.
Access: Free

Design Registers

This online exhibition from the National Archives features 300 mid-Victorian ceramic designs and other curiosities registered by designers with the Board of Trade between 1864 and 1871.
The designs, illustrated by detailed line drawings or early photography, include examples of jugs and plates, including designs for companies such as Wedgwood, Belleek, Minton and Royal Worcester. A number of curiousites found in this album include needlework cases, betting books and early Clark's shoe designs. The exhibition can be viewed by object, proprietor or register date order. The registration mark is also given for each individual design.
Access: Free

Thursday, May 17, 2007

Cardiff University on COPAC

The catalogue of Cardiff University Library has now been added onto Copac. The Cardiff catalogue gives access to details of their diverse collections including the European Documentation Centre, United Nations collection, and European Union collection.
Link: http://copac.ac.uk
Access: Free

Wednesday, May 09, 2007

Fruitmarket Gallery Podcasts

The Fruitmarket Gallery website now features podcasts of artist interviews and exhibition reviews that you can download and listen to on your portable music player.
Currently you can listen to Christine Borland discussing her exhibition Preserves with Director Fiona Bradley, or Trenton Doyle Hancock discussing his exhibition The Wayward Thinker.
Access: Free

Tuesday, May 08, 2007

Digital Arts Magazine

Digit, the magazine for digital design and graphics, is now Digital Arts Magazine. The GSA Library has an active subscription to this magazine, which can be found in the first floor reading area of the Main Library.
Digital Arts provides comprehensive coverage of the art of graphic design, 3D, animation, video, effects, web and interactive design, in print and online.

Tuesday, May 01, 2007

Archives Hub: Cartography

This month the Archives Hub highlights cartography, with descriptions for collections of maps and the papers of mapmakers. Link: http://www.archiveshub.ac.uk/may07.shtml
Access: Free