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Archive | April, 2010

Picasso and Oldenburg

Picasso and Oldenburg

Here’s a couple fun pieces by Claes Oldenburg that poke fun at Picasso’s famous Chicago sculpture “Soft Version of Maquette for a Monument Donated to the City of Chicago by Pablo Picasso”1968 “Picasso Cufflinks”1973 lithograph (shown above is the lithograph used for an Art Institute of Chicago exhibition)

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how to search all Illinois libraries at once

how to search all Illinois libraries at once

The other day I realized that four of the five libraries in my vicinity are on different catalog systems. Elmhurst is in the SWAN network. Glen Ellyn and Villa Park are in the LINC network. Wheaton and Lombard look to be completely independent. Weird. The way to search all public libraries in one search engine […]

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