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36/50 Special Collections has three books with fore-edge paintings. A fore-edge painting is a scene painted on the edges of the pages of a book usually in the opposite side to the spine. Fore-edge painting is an art form that dates as early as the 10th century in ...
March 29, 2017 • Kevin Miller
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27/50 Frequently requested by Design and Art classes, Josef Albers’ Interaction of Color is an oft-used instruction piece held in Special Collections and is this week’s highlight for our 50 Features of Special Collections series. Color is not static. It is constantly in flux due to the perceptions ...
January 20, 2017 • Jenny Hodge
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26/50 Special Collections holds one of the largest English language Chinese cookbooks collection in the U.S. – second to Stony Brook University’s Dr. Jacqueline M. Newman Chinese Cookbook Collection. The collection at UC Davis, established in 1991, of over 1,100 books was donated by Gardner Pond ...
January 13, 2017 • Christine Cheng