Wednesday, February 8, 2012

The Art of the Library

I will only say this...I'm proud to be from a city that does such dope art work on the side of it's main library. The first picture (real) is from the Kansas City Library in downtown KC, MO.

Kansas City, Missouri




Abbey Library, St. Gallen, Switzerland


Atheneum Library, Boston


Cambridge Library Room, England


Candida Hoefer, Portugal


Chateau de Chantilly, Paris


Jose Vasconcelos Library, Mexico City


Reading Room, British Museum, London


Strahov Monastery, Prague


Trinity College, "The Long Room," Dublin


Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Room, Yale


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4 comments:

  1. every one of them, beautiful.

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  2. Chicago State University. Its robotic stacks of pre-1990 material. I wish I could embed the image. I recently got a chance to see this one in person and behind the scenes.

    http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/15.01/images/ST_33_bibliotech_f.jpg
    http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/15.01/start.html

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  3. Wow, that's an incredible set up!

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  4. good lookin out, dave. i saw that one, but didn't see where it was from AND wasn't sure if it was an actual library or not.

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