Friday, 27 August 2010

New books

The following books are now on display and will be available for loan Monday 6 September. If you would like to borrow them see library staff. Note that The Primacy of Drawing is on Special Reserve 2 Day Loan Only. Click on the call no. to check current availability.


British Studio Ceramics
738.0941/RICE





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The Primacy of Drawing
741.01/PETH



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Minimalism and After
709.046/WIEH


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Thursday, 26 August 2010

Artist Commission

Artist Commission - Installation Project, City of Sydney

The City is seeking a qualified artist/designer to design, construct and install a large scale Rabbit sculpture installation with recycled single use water bottles/recycled vessels, to accompany the Live Green House for Art & About Sydney 2010 and the 2011 Chinese New Year Festival. In keeping with the City’s Sustainable Sydney 2030 plan, Live Green features as a key component at City produced events. The Live Green House will feature at Art & About Sydney 2010 and the 2011 Chinese New Year Festival. The Live Green House is a self-contained environmental transportable home, designed to showcase sustainable living in practice. For Art & About 2010 the City is interested to engage an artist/designer to design, construct and install a large scale Rabbit sculpture/installation to accompany the Live Green House and then to install recycled single use water bottles/recycled vessels to the Rabbit structure in situ over the course of the 4 day event. The general public will be invited to participate by bringing along their own plastic bottles, to contribute to the installation. The Rabbit sculpture will subsequently join the 2011 Chinese New Year Festival to promote the celebration of the Year of the Rabbit.

Salary: $6,000 - 8,000, plus GST
Applications close: Friday, 3 September 2010
Further information: http://www.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au

Monday, 16 August 2010

Art History Images now available on Art History blog

All images for Art History core lectures can now be downloaded from the new Art History blog...


NAS Art History & Theory blog can be found here: http://nasarht.blogspot.com

...thank you to the library staff for allowing us to use their site while we established our own space.






Even more new books!

Check out these great new books, available to borrow from 26th August 2010.





Painting light: the hidden techniques of the Impressionists












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Revolution on paper : Mexican prints












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Deborah Butterfield











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Donald Hamilton Fraser
759.2/FRAS











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Grayson Perry
738.092/PERR













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Magdalene Odundo
738.092/ODUN











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Manet and the object of painting
759.4/MANE









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Pictures of the body









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Modern British potters and their studios











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Friday, 6 August 2010

Art History and Theory Downloads

During this semester Art History & Theory will be adding links to the NAS Library blog allowing easy access to their powerpoint presentations.

How to download material in 6 easy steps…

1.) Click on the link for the material you wish to access
2.) A new window will open to allow you to download this material from the rapidshare file-sharing site
3.) Click “free user” (unless you have a rapidshare account)
4.) Wait patiently while the clock counts you down
5.) Click download
6.) The powerpoint will then download to your desktop

Enjoy…


1st year

Course Outline
http://rapidshare.com/files/411298709/NAS_1st_year_2010.doc

Week 16. 26 July. Reformation and Counter Reformation – Caravaggio and Carracci
http://rapidshare.com/files/411298278/100_ref_and_caravaggio.ppt




2nd Year

Course outline
http://rapidshare.com/files/411298794/AHT200_guide_sem_2.doc

Week 2 - Cubism and Futurism http://rapidshare.com/files/411299006/1_cubism_and_futurism.ppt



3rd Year

Course Outline
http://rapidshare.com/files/411299228/oz_art.doc

Week 3 - Architecture
http://rapidshare.com/files/411299342/Oz_2_Architecture.ppt

Thursday, 5 August 2010

New books for August

The following books are now on display until Monday 16 August. If you would like to borrow any of them when they come off display, see library staff! Otherwise click on the call no. link to see if they are available.



Understanding paintings: Bible stories and classical myths in art
704.9484/RYNC



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Art and representation: new principles in the analysis of pictures
701.82/WILL



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The Printed Image in China from the 8th to the 21st Centuries
769.951074/PRIN




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Intaglio: complete safety-first system for creative printmaking
765/ADAM








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More new books for August...

The following books are now on display until Monday 16th August. If you would like to borrow any of them when they come off display, see library staff! Otherwise click on the call no. link to see if they are available.




William Kentridge: trace
709.2/KENT




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Graham Crowley
759.2/CROW


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Art + Science Now
701.05/WILS




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Barbara Hepworth




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