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Photo of the Week: Reality from “Channeled” Negatives

For his senior art portfolio, artist Pascal Raymond recycles deteriorated negatives of car wrecks to create a diptych evoking a spiritual and economic reality. The artist is using 4 x 5 inch negatives of 1960s automobile accidents originally photographed by … Continue reading

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Darwin’s Impact – A Georgia State University Library Exhibit

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When was the last time you got a good look at a Neandertal’s skull? Well check out the Georgia State University Library’s Exhibit on “Darwin’s Impact.” This display is part of the university’s commemoration of the 200th anniversary of Charles … Continue reading

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World’s Largest Monastery Library Restored To Baroque Splendour

“Hidden in the Austrian Alps some 250 kilometres (155 miles) southwest of Vienna, Admont’s Benedictine monastery, which was founded in 1074 and spreads over 270 square kilometres (66,720 acres), has always striven for opulence. “During expansion work in the 18th … Continue reading

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A Compendium of Beautiful Libraries

The Curious Expeditions weblog issue of September 6 carries images of cathedrals of the book from all over the world. Click here to start.

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