Bringing Comics to the Conference, a NYARC librarian’s experience with planning the 2018 Contemporary Artists’ Book Conference

  • Posted on Oct 30, 2018 by

I had the privilege of serving on the planning committee for the 2018 Contemporary Artists’ Books Conference in New York City. This event was free and open to the public. It was held in conjunction with the annual New York Art Book Fair, which is sponsored by Printed Matter. The planning committee for the conference consisted of nine art librarians from the New York metropolitan area who have an interest in artists’ books.


Art Restoration in the Early-Twentieth Century: Carel de Wild’s Transitional Role

  • Posted on Feb 20, 2018 by

Through my research as a Frick Art Reference Library intern, I was taken by the correspondence between Henry Clay Frick (1849–1919) and Carel de Wild (1870–1922), a restorer and art dealer who advised the former. Poised at an exciting, transitional moment in the history of conservation and collecting, the story of de Wild reveals the shifting role of the early twentieth-century restorer.


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