The New York University Archives is pleased to announce the opening of its latest exhibition.
1923: Public Domain in the University Archive
The Tamiment Library & Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
Reading Room, Bobst Library
Now – May 22, 2019 Free and open to the public* during reading room hours.
Prepared by ARL/SAA Mosaic Fellow, Jasmine Sykes-Kunk, with assistance from graduate student, Lingyu Wang, features materials from collections held at the New York University Archives.
To commemorate the first release of works into the public domain since 1998, this exhibition examines works in the collection that recently moved into the public domain and their relationship to the greater University community.
The exhibition features an interactive component and users are encouraged to share their “remixes” using the hashtag, #NYUpublicdomain.
To learn more about copyright laws check out the Copyright Research Guide created by NYU’s Scholarly Communication Librarian, April Hathcock.
The Unflinching Eye:
The Symbols of David Wojnarowicz
Mamdouha Bobst Gallery | July 12th – October 11, 2018 (Extended)
Free and open daily to the public until 11 pm
The Unflinching Eye utilizes archival material to contextualize Wojnarowicz’s creative practice. Selected almost entirely from the David Wojnarowicz Papers, housed in NYU’s Fales Library, the exhibition seeks to analyze the images, ideas, and relationships that informed the artist’s work across media including painting, photography, installation, performance, and writing.
Opening Reception: Thursday, July 12, 2018, 6PM-8PM
NYU is grateful to the Keith Haring Foundation for its support of The Unflinching Eye.
THE MAMDOUHA BOBST GALLERY
70 Washington Square South | New York | NY | 10012
On Tuesday, May 28th, the second floor of Bobst Library will be closed for renovation. Please use the elevators to access floors 3-10. There will be no stair or elevator access to the 2nd floor.
A New Center for Special Collections
Over the next two years, floors 2 and 3 of Bobst Library will be renovated to create a new center for Special Collections. The new space will include a Special Collections reading room, classrooms, and galleries. A redefined North Reading Room for students and researchers will double as event space. Renovation work on floor 3 will take place in 2019-2020.
Marvin Taylor, Director of Fales Library & Special Collections, had this to say:
I’m happy to announce that over 600 videos from the Gay Cable Network, the longest running LGBTQ cable network, are now streaming via a finding aid from the Fales Library web page.
This collection is the most important documentation of LGBTQ activism, culture, entertainment, and history in existence. GCN operated from from 1982-2001. Especially important is their coverage of the AIDS pandemic. They were the first news show to talk about the disease.
I’d like to thanks Brent Phillips, Carol Kassel and all the other Fales and DLTS staff who helped make this material available.