Exhibits

Segregation by Design Exhibition

By Alison Carrick on December 8, 2016

The Segregation by Design exhibition continues in Special Collections with a complementary exhibition of student work from the course Segregation by Design starting on December 8, 2016, through January 3, 2017. As part of the curriculum development process for the course Segregation by Design, a ...

Pike Exhibit – Strategies: Working on Site, Spring 2016 Projects

By Jennifer Akins on September 26, 2016

Professor Jeff Pike’s Strategies: Working on Site, Spring 2016 Projects will be on view in our interior case through October 21, 2016. While studying abroad in Florence, Italy, students designed and created these printed, bound books which are an analysis of a place, event or an activity. P...

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Women in Art & Architecture Exhibit

By Jennifer Akins on March 23, 2016

Women in Art & Architecture, is now on display in the Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library interior case through April 2016. This exhibit by MFA student, Brittany Jasin, features resources in our collection on women artists, architects and art critics.

Jazz Age Illustration

By Andrea Degener on January 20, 2016

A Modern Graphic History Library exhibit has been installed in the Ginkgo Room at Olin Library featuring illustrations from the Jazz Age. The reproductions on display feature illustrators John Held Jr., Henry Raleigh, Nell Brinkley, Georges Lepape, Władysław Teodor “W.T.” Benda and others. The il...

Jazz Age Illustration Exhibit

By Andrea Degener on January 20, 2016

A new exhibit has been installed in the Ginkgo Room at Olin Library featuring illustrations from the Jazz Age. The reproductions on display feature illustrators John Held Jr., Henry Raleigh, Nell Brinkley, Georges Lepape, and Władysław Teodor “W.T.” Benda and others. The illustrations...

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Irma Boom: the Book as Voyage

By Jennifer Akins on January 12, 2016

              Irma Boom: the Book as Voyage, a selection of Irma Boom designed books in our collection by MFA student worker, Brittany Jasin, will be in our interior case through Feb. 19, 2016. “Since opening her own printing studio in 1991, Dutch Designer...

Go Back to School with Two New Exhibits from MGHL

By MGHL Staff on August 21, 2013

It’s time to head back to school.  Let Modern Graphic History Library help you focus your attention back again on school life and school work with two new exhibits. Illustration by Jessie Wilcox Smith for Good Housekeeping, September 1924. At MGHL’s space at West Campus, there is an e...

Thrill Seekers Exhibit Now Available Online

By MGHL Staff on November 9, 2012

Remember that exhibit we mentioned a few weeks ago? Well, in case you aren’t able to visit Olin Library, you can now view Thrill Seekers: The Rise of Men’s Magazines online. Like the in-person exhibit, the digital companion features the original artwork, tear sheets, and whole issues ...

MGHL’s Exhibit Thrill Seekers at Olin Library

By MGHL Staff on October 4, 2012

MGHL’s exhibit Thrill Seekers: The Rise of Men’s Magazines opens today at Washington University’s Olin Library. The exhibit charts the growth of men’s magazines from the 1940s to the 1960s, and highlights original artwork, tear sheets, and whole issues of Esquire, Playboy,...

Double Exposure: Al Parker’s Illustrations, from Model to Magazine

By MGHL Staff on April 25, 2012

This week we’ve added a new online exhibit to our site: Double Exposure: Al Parker’s Illustrations, from Model to Magazine. For mid-century illustrators, photography was a means of composing a scene, creating realism, and capturing certain effects — such as light and shading ...