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Exhibition: Ian Fleming: From Bibliophile to Bond, October 16-March 2, 2017
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Exhibition: The Book Art Movement in Germany, 1890-1930,September 15 - December 15, 2017
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Recent posts from the blog: Lilly Library News & Notes

The (Extra)ordinary Activism of Isabel de Giberne Sieveking
By Miranda Wojciechowski Miranda Wojciechowski is a PhD Candidate in the Department of English at Indiana University. She recently curated an online exhibition on Isabel de Giberne Sieveking, a project which began as part of Professor Christoph Irmscher’s course on “The Modern Archive,” taught at the Lilly Library in the Spring of 2017. Isabel de Giberne Sieveking … Continue reading "The (Extra)ordinary Activism of Isabel de Giberne Sieveking"

Remembering Eliena Krylenko Eastman: Painter, Dancer, Poet
by Christoph Irmscher When I was writing my biography of the writer, ex-socialist, and poet Max Eastman, one character kept pushing herself into the foreground—his second wife Eliena Krylenko.   There was a reason.  Eastman, one of the most flamboyant figures among the Greenwich Village radicals, had plenty of charisma.  But everyone who met Eliena agreed … Continue reading "Remembering Eliena Krylenko Eastman: Painter, Dancer, Poet"

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