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Today in History: Remembering Georgia O’Keeffe 

Fittingly dressed as one's biography, it is the day to present to the classroom. Babe Ruth, Marie Curie, and Queen Elizabeth file ceremoniously through the doors, but the school greeter -- cum artist-teacher, casts his eye quickly to the back of the entrance line and smiles in surprise, recognizing, recollecting, and yes, approving the choice. She sports a …

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Data artist Laurie Frick 

New York and Austin-based installation artist Laurie Frick recently gave a talk at Pratt (where I study library & information science) entitled "The Art of Self-Surveillance" (here's a storify of some tweets about the talk). Though unfortunately I wasn't able to attend, I was intrigued by her use of "self-tracking" about things like mood, sleep …

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Creative Food for Thought 

Have you registered yet for the Department of Arts and Humanities' Creativity, Imagination, and Innovation in Education Symposium at Teachers College, April 28th-29th? The Gottesman Libraries is hosting a full calendar of events related to—and leading up to—the symposium. To spark interest in the "intrinsic value of creativity and imagination in education," we'll feature: Poetry Day, a "read …

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Legal guide for the visual artist 

Title: Legal guide for the visual artist Author: Tad Crawford Publisher: New York, NY : Allworth Press, c2010 Check it out! KF390.A7 C73 2010 From the publisher: This classic guide for artists is completely revised and updated to provide an in-depth view of the legal issues facing the visual artist today and provides practical legal …

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