About the Reading Nook
The Blaffer Art Museum now hosts the Reading Nook in collaboration with the William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library. It is a companion reading space within the museum to complement exhibits. On a rotating basis, the museum features selected books which viewers are invited to read during visits. Books that complement the current exhibits are selected to provide museum visitors with a way to deepen their perspective of the exhibitions' concepts, philosophy, and aesthetics.The Reading Nook may contain recommendations by exhibition curators, museum and library staff, and exhibiting artists. The complete selections are featured here, and are categorized, so that you can easily find topics that match your interests.
Saturday, Sep 26, 2015 to Saturday, Dec 12, 2015: TIME/IMAGETime / Image is an international group exhibition investigating sustained artistic and cinematic engagements with questions of time, asking how, when, and why we can perceive time, and to what ends. Taking Gilles Deleuze’s term “the time-image” as a
Saturday, Sep 26, 2015 to Saturday, Dec 19, 2015: Zina Saro-Wiwa: Did You Know We Taught Them How To Dance?Did You Know We Taught Them How to Dance? is the first solo museum presentation of new works by British-Nigerian artist and filmmaker Zina Saro-Wiwa. Featuring video installations, photographs, and a sound installation produced in the Niger Delta region o
Still Alice by Lisa Genova
Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children and a house on the Cape, is a celebrated Harvard professor at the height of her career when she notices a forgetfulness creeping into her life. As confusion starts to cloud her thinking and her memory begins to fail her, she receives a devastating diagnosis: early onset Alzheimer's disease.