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Library Installation

Beast, Bird and Fish: An Animal Alphabet
Books in the Wild: Animals in Print
Through September 1, 2017
This installation rounds up animal-related books, prints, and photographs from our Library and Archives. Explore animal studies by John James Audubon and a version of Aesop’s Fables by Alexander Calder as well as archival images of Marcel Duchamp, Constantin Brancusi, and other artists with their furry friends.

Books in the Wild: Animals in Print complements the special exhibition Wild: Michael Nichols, on view in the main building June 27 through September 17, 2017.

The Library Reading Room, second floor, Perelman Building

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