Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Artists' Books and Multiples...

Looking for a bit of inspiration or maybe some contextual research relating to Artists' Books? Look no further than the Artists' Books and Multiples blog hosted by Dave Dyment. It's a mine of resources, articles and features on Artists' Books and includes lots of images for your pleasure!


Dave Dyment is an artist, writer and curator based in Toronto, Canada. He is the co-editor of "One for Me and One to Share: Artists Multiples and Editions" (YYZ Books, 2012). He has been keeping this blog since 2008 and built it up to be an undeniable resource on the topic of Artists' Books. 


Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Intellect Journals: Art, Design & Communication in Higher Education

As previously announced, the GSA Library are now taking an electronic subscription to the ground breaking collection of Intellect Journals. We'll be telling you about the various journals included in the subscription over the coming months and today we're highlighting Art, Design & Communication in Higher Education:

How can art, design and communication aid teaching? Do these teaching methods work better in certain fields of study? Focusing on arts and media-based subjects, and encompassing all areas of higher education, this journal reveals the potential value of new educational styles and creative teaching methods.

This journal has had 30 issues published to date and it's a great new resource for anyone interested in Art Education as well as other disciplines. It's accessible electronically through our catalogue, following this link. Access off-campus will require an institutional login using your GSA login and password.

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

Intellect Journals: Craft Research

As previously announced, the GSA Library are now taking an electronic subscription to the ground breaking collection of Intellect Journals. We'll be telling you about the various journals included in the subscription over the coming months and today we're highlighting Craft Research:


The aim of Craft Research is to advocate and promote current and emerging craft research, including research into materials, processes, methods, concepts, aesthetic and style. This may be in any discipline area of the applied arts and crafts, including craft education.


This journal is currently in its 6th publication and a great new resource for anyone interested in Craft and Process-based Work as well as other disciplines. It's accessible electronically through our catalogue, following this link. Access off-campus will require an institutional login using your GSA login and password.

Friday, May 02, 2014

Blown glass by Bocci

We came across this video today of Canadian lighting company Bocci's creative director Omer Arbel describing the process of glass blowers making the bubbles in some of the company's recent creations and we simply had to share it with you... Bocci are famous for their glass designs including the masterful chandeliers exhibited in museums such as the Victoria and Albert in London. We hope you enjoy the show!


Thursday, May 01, 2014

Home Within Home Within Home Within Home Within Home

A stunning feat of aerial architecture, Do Ho Suh continues to explore the themes of home, displacement and cultural exchanges with his latest work at the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea.
In this piece, he has created an exact architectural replica of his LA home in fabric and placed within it a replica of his family's traditional Korean home, creating a surreal juxtaposition. Follow this link to read more about the installation.

Home Within Home Within Home Within Home Within Home

Home Within Home Within Home Within Home Within Home

Home Within Home Within Home Within Home Within Home

Home Within Home Within Home Within Home Within Home