Good Neighbors

  • Posted on Aug 19, 2010 by

It is important for the staff of the Frick Art Reference Library and the other New York Art Resources Consortium (NYARC) libraries to work collaboratively and with other institutions. With this mandate in mind, the reference staff of the Frick recently visited their colleagues at Yale University to learn about the collections held at the Robert B.


Catalog Card Creations

  • Posted on Aug 06, 2010 by

In case you were wondering, searching a card catalog is officially an obsolete skill.  As most librarians and researchers know, this is not exactly the truth as there still remain pockets of very valuable cards out there that have yet to be converted to an online format and provide the only access into historically important collections, but I digress … Most card catalogs are obsolete and stand as artifacts to our pre-Internet past, but we (i.e., librarians) love card catalogs and are always excited to see the cards that our predecessors painstakingly crafted take on a new life as a work of art.


When Old News is Good News

  • Posted on Aug 03, 2010 by

TEN TONS OF ART ARRIVE AT MUSEUM OF MODERN ART. MUSEUMS ANNOUNCE PROJECT FOR FIRST COMPUTERIZED ARCHIVE OF ART. FIRST MORTGAGE LOANS OBTAINABLE ON HOUSE IN THE MUSEUM GARDEN. SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON ARTISTS’ RELATIONS FORMED. LECTURE ON ART UNDER THE DICTATORSHIPS. CHILD JURY SELECTS PRIZE-WINNING PICTURES AT MUSEUM OF MODERN ART.

Recent Tweets? No—these are MoMA press releases from the past half-century.


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