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Entries by The New York Public Library from 11/2010

Languages of God: The Word as Decoration

| Posted 11.10.2010 | New York

2010-11-10-language.jpgThe veneration of text and language went hand in hand in Islam, and the emphasis on both was strengthened by an even earlier aversion to figurative art.

The Lord's Work (Slideshow)

| Posted 11.14.2010 | New York

These images, selected from the Library's Photography Collection, take a look at those hard at work in the service of God.

Recollecting an Image: Amy Arbus and Ann Magnuson Visit the New York Public Library

| Posted 11.18.2010 | New York

Integral participants of the downtown art scene in 1980's New York, photographer Amy Arbus and performance artist Ann Magnuson lived in the vortex of an edgy and fast-paced creative community.

Talking Turkey

| Posted 11.26.2010 | New York

While you're digesting yesterday's meal, feast your eyes on this: vintage Thanksgiving greeting cards from the early 20th century, along with seasonal posters and menus.