Visualizing the Body: Celebrating 500 Years of Andreas Vesalius, Renaissance Art and Medical Revolution
On view August 4, 2014 – May 8, 2015. This exhibit commemorates the 500th anniversary of Vesalius (1514-1564), and draws upon the Wangensteen Historical Library’s strong holdings in the history of anatomy. It explores Vesalius’s achievements, other benchmarks of anatomical illustration, and themes such as acquiring bodies, anatomy theaters, and 3-dimensional anatomical models.
On view April 1 – July 18, 2014 at the T.R. Anderson Gallery, Wilson Library. This exhibition includes artist zines, posters, and other forms of aesthetically derived text/image formats that explore issues of social justice and promote social change. The materials on exhibition are from the Francis V. Gorman Collection of Rare Art Books, the Social Welfare History Archives, and the University Libraries’ Special Collections.
Through Aug. 31, 2014 What: The Papers of Alexander Granovsky. When: June 11 through Aug. 31, 2014 Who: Immigration History Research Center & Archives Where: Elmer L. Andersen Library, hallway exhibit case outside of Andersen 311. The Immigration History Research Center Archives is hosting an exhibit of selections from the papers of Professor Granovksy, which reflect […]
On view June 24-September 1, 2014. The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum is the first stop in the Midwest for the traveling exhibit “The Highgrove Florilegium: A Celebration of Contemporary Botanical Art.” Don’t miss this unique opportunity to see 40 prints of exquisite botanical watercolors featuring plants from the Highgrove gardens of His Royal Highness Prince Charles.
On view June 9 – September 17, 2014. Photochroms–a photographic form of chromolithography that produces colorized images from black-and white negatives–were immensely popular in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Millions of prints were produced depicting thousands of scenes from around the world.