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Visual Spaces, Literary Places

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What: Annual Gorman Rare Art Book Exhibit
When: Friday, March 11 – Friday, May 6, 2011
Where: T.R. Anderson Gallery, Wilson Library
Free and open to the public

Opening Reception:
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at 5:00 p.m.
T.R. Anderson Gallery, Wilson Library

Selections from the Francis V. Gorman Rare and Special Art Book Collection have been highlighted in annual exhibitions since 2003. These exhibitions have focused on themes such as celebrity culture, graphic design, the history of exhibition catalogs, and the ritual of reading, to suitably and beautifully reveal the rare materials in the collection. By extending the curatorship to especially appointed graduate students, the exhibits serve as a scholarly and collaborative opportunity between faculty, students, departments, and the Libraries. These curatorial contributions will be showcased in this year's retrospective.

Student Curators: Emily Sienkiewicz & Laura Wertheim
Faculty Advisor: Gabe Weisberg
Project Coordinator: Deborah K. Ultan Boudewyns
Project Coordinator Intern: Shannon Klug
Exhibit Designer: Darren Terpstra