MORRIS MUSEUM OF ART

Center for the Study of Southern Art Bulletin Board


Recent Acquisitions

Here are acquisitions in the library for the week of June 1, 2009. Periodical articles of possible interest to museum staff are noted.

BOOKS

The End of Eden: Writings of an Environmental Activist, by Thomas Rain Crowe; illustrations by Robert Johnson.

PERIODICALS

Art & Antiques (June 2009).

Art + Auction (June 2009).

ARTnews (June 2009). "Reshaping the Art Museum," by Robin Cembalest.

ArtVoices (June 2009). John Barnes, Jr. Jennifer Odem.

Carolina Arts (June 2009). Corrie McCallum. Johnson Hagood. Benny Andrews: The John Lewis Series at Burroughs-Chapin Art Museum in Myrtle Beach.

The New Yorker (June 8 & 15, 2009).

Here are acquisitions in the library for the week of May 25, 2009. Periodical articles of possible interest to museum staff are noted.

BOOKS

13 Days to Glory: The Siege of the Alamo, by Lon Tinkle.

Black Mountain College: An Exhibition Series: Its Time and Place; Experiments in Material and Form; Collaborations and Interdisciplinary Dialogues, by Eva Diaz. Three exhibitions at the Asheville Art Museum, 2006–2007.

Charlotte: Life or Theater? An Autobiographical Play, by Charlotte Salomon.

Dorothea Rockburne: Astronomy Drawings, by Ann H. Murray. Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center, exhibition starting July 10.

Emerson Woelffer: At the Center + at the Edge, with an essay by Brian E. Butler. Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center, 2008 exhibition.

Handbook of the Colby College Art Museum.

Hazel Larsen Archer: Black Mountain College Photographer. Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center, 2006 exhibition.

In Rodin's Studio: A Photographic Record of Sculpture in the Making, by Albert E. Elsen.

Message through Time: The Photographs of Emma D. Sewall, 1836–1919, by Abbie Sewall.

Paul Jenkins in the 1960s and 1970s: Space, Color, and Light, with an essay by Sandra H. Olsen. D. Wigmore Fine Art, current exhibition.

The Shape of Imagination: Women of Black Mountain College, by Connie Bostic and others. A series of three exhibitions at Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center (Sphere, Triangle (current), and Point) through November 7, 2009.

Starcarbon: A Meditation on Love: A Novel, by Ellen Gilchrist.

Taps: A Novel, by Willie Morris.

PERIODICALS

Antiques & Fine Art (Early summer 2009).

Aperture (Summer 2009). "William Eggleston: Democratic Camera," review by Carlo McCormick.

Augusta (June–July 2009).

Blind Spot (Number 40).

The Chronicle of Philanthropy (May 21, 2009).

Modern Painter (Summer 2009).

The New Yorker (June 1, 2009).

Southern Cultures (Summer 2009). "Memorial Observances [monuments]," by Catherine W. Bishir.

The Southern Literary Journal (Spring 2009).

Southern Living (June 2009).

The Southern Register (Spring 2009). "Literary Exhibition Features Walter Anderson."

Friends of the Library

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Donations

The library welcomes donations of books, videos, and CDs throughout the year to help raise funds at our annual book sale. Relevant items will be added to the collection. Contact the librarian for more information.

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