In Dean’s New Book of Dissolving Views, the scene changes on the page surface as a venetian blind slat mechanism moves into place as the tab is activated.
Month: August 2010
Although the Freer Gallery of Art is generally well-known as an Asian art museum, it also houses a no-less-important collection of a large number of paintings and etchings by James McNeill Whistler.
“ . . . his sleep brings dreams of home.”—Christopher Columbus On August 3, 1492 Christopher Columbus set sail on his first voyage. Christopher Columbus was born in the seaport more »
Twenty students and two instructors from the Catholic University of America‘s (CUA) School of Library and Information Museum Libraries Institute were hosted by the Smithsonian's two libraries in Suitland, Md. more »
Book artist Chuck Fischer and paper engineer Bruce Foster explain how the pop-up book Angels was created in a fascinating behind-the scenes peek.
In the 1890s, a time before the expediency of the internet, Charles Davies Sherborn embarked upon a meticulous and expansive research project on par with the Oxford English Dictionary—only he did it single-handedly.