Monthly Archives: February 2014

Leonardo da Vinci’s Handwritten Resume 1482 | Open Culture

in History | January 22nd, 2014 3 Comments We know that Michelangelo wrote grocery lists; now we have evidence that Leonardo wrote resumes. “Before he was famous, before he painted the Mona Lisa and the Last Supper, before he invented … Continue reading

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Inside the Grolier Club, an Upper East Side Private Club Dedicated to the Book Arts | Untapped Cities

Nestled among the beautiful townhouses of the Upper East Side is the Grolier Club, a private club dedicated to the book arts. Founded in 1884 and named for the great French Renaissance bibliophile Jean Grolier, the club hosts eight exhibitions … Continue reading

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Georgians Revealed | Georgian Exhibition at the British Library

  Tasteful and polite, or riotous and pleasure-obsessed? Discover the Georgians as they really were, through the objects that tell the stories of their lives. From beautifully furnished homes to raucous gambling dens, Georgians Revealed explores the revolution in everyday … Continue reading

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  Now in its third year, the myMETRO Researchers program offers myMETRO members an opportunity to build their research chops in a supportive environment. The first two cohorts of myMETRO Researchers have had opportunities to design full-fledged research projects and … Continue reading

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Petition | Designate 31 West 57th Street as an individual and interior landmark. |

Petitioning New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission The Rizzoli Bookstore building is an icon of New York City architecture and one of the most beautiful commercial spaces in America. It is an impressive example of adaptive reuse of a former … Continue reading

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