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Why I Like It: Art Review of The Waiting Room

Using crochet and tear-shaped beads, artist Stephanie Lanter created a Victorian-style opera glove to complement the Melancholia chair tableau – and convey the psychological weight of depression.

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Gary Clarke's AfricA

Gary K. Clarke’s AfricA premiers at the Library!

For decades, Gary K. Clarke led photography safaris all over Africa. He collected thousands of photographs, and presents them in a limited-edition, coffee-table size extravaganza, premiering in the Library’s Marvin Auditoriu. As Director Emeritus of the World Famous Topeka Zoo, and later as President-for-Life of Cowabunga Safaris, Clarke has built a wealth of knowledge about […]

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"Tropicana", by Katerina Strakhova, was one of our most popular pieces.

Topeka Competition 30 purchases

Thanks to the Friends of the Library! Their support of the Topeka Competition 30 lets us add great art to our library’s collection. For more than 30 years, the Friends of the Library has sponsored the Topeka Competition. This is a national, juried, biennial exhibition, featuring the best in contemporary arts and crafts. It started […]

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