News from the Director

Art and the Book Students Lectured at the Library of Congress

June 8, 2012

Congrats to Art and the Book students, Elizabeth Curren and Whitney Stahl, who recently provided a lecture at the Rare Book Reading Room at the Library of Congress. 

On June 7, Elizabeth Curren explored two contemporary represenations of Jorge Luis Borge's fictional Second Encyclopedia from Tlön.  By examing the expansive encyclopedias creared by Barbara and Markus Fahrner and by Ines on Ketelhodt and Pter Malutzki, Curren places the modern artist's book in the continuum of the history of the encyclopedia.

Corcoran Students Selected To Exhibit Work In Italy!

April 12, 2012

The Watercolor Prize competition in Fabriano, Italy is a biennial exhibition held at the Museo della Carta e della Filigrana and traveling within Europe. As the American juror among several Italian jurors for the 2012 competition, Lynn Sures, Fine Art Chair, selected four mid-career artists to represent the USA. Fine Arts students Jihee Katelyn Kang and Daesik Kim were selected to represent the Corcoran.