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  • Warren Neidich

    Aug 28| Lectures

    Warren Neidich is a Berlin and Los Angeles based post-conceptual artist, theorist and writer who explores the interfaces between cultural production, brain research and cognitive capitalism. “Art Before Philosophy not After”. His interdisciplinary works combines photographic, video, internet downloads, scotch tape  and noise installations.


  • Rendering female models and celebrities on large-scale canvases and with quick, expressive brushstrokes, painter Katherine Bernhardt examines representations of beauty in mainstream media and fashion photography. She paints her subjects with severe, exaggerated features and emaciated limbs that sometimes morph into abstraction, recalling the works of Pablo Picasso. “Some people ask if I hate the models I paint,” she says. “I say no, I don't hate them.

  • UpCycle Day 2014!

    Sep 03| Special Event

    Join us for the 3rd Annual UpCycle Day!

    Learn about the Resource Exchange

    Bring your excess supplies and materials to share and trade. 

    Stock up for the school year with Free supplies and materials. 

    Help divert our collective waste from ending up in landfills.


  • Jan Brandt

    Sep 04| Lectures
  • Joel Kyack

    Sep 09| Lectures
    JOEL KYACK Lives and works in Los Angeles.


  • A dynamic portrait of the life of computer prodigy Aaron Swartz who championed free speech and data sharing, this must-see documentary premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah and was the opening night film at the 2014 Hot Docs International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada. 

    We're excited the film’s director Brian Knappenberger will be our special guest speaker for the Q & A moderated by Movies that Matter series producers Judy Arthur and Perri Chasin after the screening. 

  • Koenraad Dedobbeleer lives and works in Brussels.



New Books List


This is a list of books added to the Otis Library in the last month, and is updated nightly. To change the order in which the books appear, click on a heading to sort by that field.

Date Added Title Call Number Location Item Type Item#
8/22/14 Maximum occupancy 10 : [2014 Otis Fine Arts BFA degree exhibition]. Special Collections Special Collections 67911
8/6/14 Entries (Maximalism) : art at the turn of the decade / Robert Pincus-Witten. N6493 1970 P56 1983 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 67917
8/6/14 Readings in American art since 1900 : a documentary survey / edited by Barbara Rose. N6512 R64 1968 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 67914
8/6/14 Existed : Leonardo Drew / Claudia Schmuckli. N6537 D73 E95 2009 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 67915
8/6/14 George Auriol / Armond Fields ; catalogue raisonne by Marie Leroy-Crevecoeur ; foreword by Phillip Dennis Cate. N6853 A84 F5 1985 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 67916
8/6/14 Book power redux : artist books addressing our social and political world / 23 Sandy Gallery, [juried by Jane Carlin and MalPina Chan ; Laura Russell, Gallery director] N7433.3 B6576 2014 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 67899
8/6/14 An ambiguous case / [ed. by Emily Pethick ... et al. ; texts Agency, Gregory Bateson ... et al. ; final ed. Emily Pethick and Marina Vishmidt]. NX180 C65 A43 2008 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 67918
8/1/14 Herbert Bayer, 1900-1985 : works from the Arco collection. N6537 B24 A4 1986 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 67883
8/1/14 The airship / written and illustrated by Todd M. Thyberg. N7433.4 T569 A73 2012 Special Collections Special Collections 67885
7/29/14 Cycladic art / J. Lesley Fitton. N5899 C9 F58 1990 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 67876
7/29/14 Peter Alexander : L.A.X., October 21 through November 18, 1989. N6537 A453 A4 1989 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 67875
7/28/14 Luigi Ontani : CapoDioMonte. N6923 O57 A4 2010 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 67873
7/28/14 The new Suyuan stone catalogue / Wang Zhan. NB1049 Z43 A4 2011 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 67874