Historic Bible pages put online

Historic Bible pages put online

July 6th, 2009 | Books, Internet, Religion

BBC: “About 800 pages of the earliest surviving Christian Bible have been recovered and put on the internet. Visitors to the website www.codexsinaiticus.org can now see images of more than half the 1,600-year-old Codex Sinaiticus manuscript. Fragments of the 4th Century document – written in… Read More

Hans Ulrich Obrist interviews J. G. Ballard

Hans Ulrich Obrist interviews J. G. Ballard

May 7th, 2009 | Books, Discussions, Media

Over at Abitare – international design magazine: “This interview was conducted by fax in January 2003. It was first published for Becks Futures.”

BOOK: The Art of the Heist: Confessions of a Master Art Thief, Rock-and-Roller, and Prodigal Son by Myles J. Connor, Jr., Jenny Siler

BOOK: The Art of the Heist: Confessions of a Master Art Thief, Rock-and-Roller, and Prodigal Son by Myles J. Connor, Jr., Jenny Siler

April 7th, 2009 | Art Theft, Books

Harper Colloins: “From New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, to the Smithsonian Institution in D.C., to Boston’s Museum of Fine Art, to dozens of regional museums throughout the United States, no museum was off-limits to legendary art thief Myles Connor. He has used every technique… Read More

A published gallery

A published gallery

March 26th, 2009 | Books, Internet

apublishedgallery.com: “This book is a Platform, inspired by a fellow Artist, to allow every person, no matter their Age, Race or Religion, to display their art to an International audience, at low cost to the Artist. The selected works will be published by InnerCircle Publishing,… Read More

First Trailer for "Where the Wild Things Are" by Spike Jonze

First Trailer for "Where the Wild Things Are" by Spike Jonze

March 26th, 2009 | Books, Film, Kids

Apple – Movie Trailers: “Maurice Sendak’s classic book “Where the Wild Things Are” comes to the big screen in an adventure tale for every generation.”

Books: Our Genes Make Us Appreciate Art

Books: Our Genes Make Us Appreciate Art

February 23rd, 2009 | Books, Science

Newsweek.com: “Being seen as an ‘art lover’ may increase our status, but otherwise art is not useful. Yet art has been part of the human experience since Paleolithic man painted on the walls of caves in Lascaux, France, and Altamira, Spain, more than 30,000 years… Read More

British author Geraldine Bedell banned from Dubai book festival

British author Geraldine Bedell banned from Dubai book festival

February 16th, 2009 | Arab World, Books, Discussions, Literature, Sexuality

Telegraph: “The novelist, whose book The Gulf Between Us is set in the Middle East, was initially welcomed to the event by the organisers. But when they realised the novel featured a homosexual sheikh who had an English boyfriend and was set in the backdrop… Read More

Why you can't find a library book in your search engine

Why you can't find a library book in your search engine

January 22nd, 2009 | Books, Business, Internet

The Guardian: “Despite the internet’s origins as an academic network, when it comes to finding a book, e-commerce rules. Put any book title into your favourite search engine, and the hits will be dominated by commercial sites run by retailers, publishers, even authors. But even… Read More

Morgan Library to Digitize Gutenberg Bible

Morgan Library to Digitize Gutenberg Bible

January 17th, 2009 | Books, Technology

NYTimes.com: "Google isn’t the only organization taking steps to make important works of literature available online. The Morgan Library & Museum in New York has invited technicians and scholars to create a digital facsimile of one of its Gutenberg Bibles, the library has announced. The… Read More

Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

January 16th, 2009 | Blogs, Books

Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities features new acquisitions, unique documents, and visual and textual curiosities from the collections of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. This ongoing exhibition is curated by Tim Young, Associate Curator of the Modern Books and Manuscripts Collection,… Read More