We own hundreds of advertising posters from the early 1900s. So we asked legendary, real-life ad man George Lois to provide a running commentary on some of the most intriguing.
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To say Honus Wagner is a baseball immortal is an understatement. And yet when people think of him today, the first thing they usually associate him with is a baseball card.
Written in Jefferson's hand, the manuscript is one of five fair copies he made between July 4 and July 10, 1776, to send to friends and colleagues.
Anyone who hasn't been living on the far side of the moon knows and acknowledges that success today depends on information: access to it and the skills to exploit it.
From silent-screen sirens to the fetching "mermaids" of Brighton, England, from New York's Rockaway Beach to vintage swimsuits, summertime has never looked more inviting.
Born in Canada, raised in the South, and now living in the writer's paradise of Greenpoint, Brooklyn, Wells Tower offers a fresh ear for dialogue and well-researched characters drawn from seemingly anywhere and any time.
A picture is worth a thousand protestations, as this NYPL gallery of Kenn Duncan photographs of Tony nominees and winners past and present makes clear.
Over his long and prolific writing career, Christopher Hitchens has targeted Bill Clinton, Mother Teresa, Princess Diana and God, but on Friday he tac...
Improv Everywhere aims to "cause scenes of joy in public places." We want people to remember that the Library is a place of joy, and community, and discovering the unexpected.
Clearly, the city is struggling. Clearly, the economy is still recovering. And that's exactly why the city must clearly restore funding to save libraries.
Remember the artistry and beauty of the late Lena Horne (1917-2010) through the photography collections of The New York Public Library for the Perform...
With the New York Public Library, the arts organization Creative Time has put together a zinger of a conference, with the Yes Men, Thomas Hirschorn, Suzanne Lacy, Dara Greenwald and more.
Last night, the New York Public Library held its annual Library Lions dinner, followed by the Young Lions benefit party.
This year, in a break from t...
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