Big Air Package, Christo, 2013

Big Air Package, new work by Christo

Big Air Package, the newest project by the renowned artist Christo is on display this year at the Gasometer in Oberhausen, Germany.

Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer

Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I

“The Lady in Gold” by Anne-Marie O’Conner is a wonderfully written tale of suspense. O’Connor divides this book between art patron, Adele Bloch-Bauer, the artist Gustav Klimt and his unforgettable masterpiece, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I.

video game post

Are video games art?

Are video games art? The Museum of Modern Art in New York says “Yes”.

sketchbooks

Sketchbooks: What’s in yours?

To each artist a sketchbook is a way of capturing ideas – there are no rules. What do you capture in your sketchbooks?

tunnel books

Tunnel Books: An Easy Step-by-Step

With the help of various how-to books in the library’s collection (and my determination to keep trying), I present to you… my simple step-by-step photo essay: Zan and the three paged tunnel book.

Meet the Artists

Lean more about paper cuts from the five amazing artists featured in the 11th Annual Art Exhibit for Children, A Cut Above.

my museum addiction

My Museum Addiction

Museums are my hobby. I love visiting as many as I can whenever I travel. They tell the stories of our communities. However deep in recesses of their gift shops and bookstores lurks my undiagnosed addiction.

Sparrows, Yen Pa-lung

Chinese Decorative Arts

Discover some of the many symbols found in Chinese decorative arts on display at the Alice C. Sabatini Gallery in the Hirschberg Gallery from April 6 through May 18.

Collection Storage

Where the art is stored at Your Library

Have you ever wondered where the library keeps all its art? Let’s take a look at Special Collection Storage down in the basement of the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library.