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SlideSlamApr2014

Slide Slam – from Archive to Art

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When the Library at the American Museum of Natural History was putting the final touches on its new online image database, Digital Library Special Collections, staff wondered how to let the public know about this rich and exciting new resource. At around this same time, Library Director Tom Baione was speaking with New York-based artists Mark Dion and Alexis Rockman and the three hatched a plan to share the site’s the unique resources and to give the artists an opportunity to discuss how their work has been influenced by the Museum and its vast collections of photographic images.

Tags: Alexis Rockman, art, Artists, Digital Special Collections, Image database, Images, Lectures, Library, Mark Dion, Memorabilia, Paintings, Photographic Collections, Pictures, Slide Slam, Special Collections

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