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The Path to Paradise

From her start in the 1980s, Judith Schaechter (b. 1961) has stretched the medium of stained glass into an incisive art form for the twenty-first century, boldly paving her path in the diverse arena of contemporary art. With deep respect for history, a provocative rebelliousness, and a feminist sensibility, Schaechter has aptly been called a “post-punk stained-glass sorceress.” This catalog accompanies The Path to Paradise: Judith Schaechter’s Stained-Glass Art, the first survey and major scholarly assessment of this groundbreaking artist’s 37-year career.


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North by Nuuk
North by Nuuk
North by Nuuk
North by Nuuk
North by Nuuk
North by Nuuk
North by Nuuk
North by Nuuk
North by Nuuk
North by Nuuk

North by Nuuk is an intimate, contemporary look at the people and the social and primal geographic landscapes of Greenland. Photographer Denis Defibaugh presents his journey from Nuuk to the settlement of Illorsuit, 300 miles north of the Arctic Circle, following Rockwell Kent’s earlier footsteps and offering a fresh look at timeless Greenland.


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Coming of Age
Coming of Age
Coming of Age
Coming of Age
Coming of Age

Coming of Age describes the formation of RIT’s Center for Imaging Science (CIS) from its inception in the early 1980s to its current reputation as a nationally recognized research facility. CIS awarded RIT’s first Ph.D. in 1993. The program helped transform RIT from a teaching university to a research institute. Dr. John Schott narrates the history of the Center for Imaging Science, accompanied by archival photographs, and highlights significant milestones in CIS history.


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Finding Our Place in Nature

Finding Our Place in Nature argues that Aristotelian philosophy provides a much needed ethical foundation for the environmental sciences and for our daily commitment to practices of sustainability. Shearman challenges previously held interpretations of Aristotle’s value to the grounding of environmental ethics. He demonstrates that Aristotelian philosophy is a valuable and under-appreciated resource for any student-citizen who requires ethically persuasive reasons—both for pursuing environmental science in the first place and for grounding our social practices as citizens.


Letters from a Doughboy
Letters from a Doughboy
Letters from a Doughboy
Letters from a Doughboy
Letters from a Doughboy
Letters from a Doughboy
Letters from a Doughboy

In the years after World War I, Robert Truesdell never spoke of his war experience, but he wrote more than 100 letters to his parents describing the details of his life in the service. The letters span a period of time starting with his arrival in the Fall of 1917 at Camp Wadsworth, South Carolina and concluding with his participation in the Victory March up Fifth Avenue in New York City in 1919. After Truesdell’s death, his daughter discovered the letters and carefully transcribed each one. The letters are accompanied by commentary on World War I prior to U.S.


Crafting Democracy
Crafting Democracy
Crafting Democracy
Crafting Democracy
Crafting Democracy
Crafting Democracy
Crafting Democracy

Crafting Democracy: Fiber Arts and Activism calls upon craft, during an era of political disruption, as a creative force to voice dissent, express hope, critique the curtailment of civil rights, and to restore dignity to the human experience. The essays and artwork featured in this exhibition catalogue are framed within the context of American democracy and disclose how we, as individuals and as a culture, “craft democracy” and ultimately question what democracy means today.


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The Aries Press of Eden, N.Y. (Deluxe Edition)
The Aries Press of Eden, N.Y. (Deluxe Edition)
The Aries Press of Eden, N.Y. (Deluxe Edition)
The Aries Press of Eden, N.Y. (Deluxe Edition)
The Aries Press of Eden, N.Y. (Deluxe Edition)
The Aries Press of Eden, N.Y. (Deluxe Edition)
The Aries Press of Eden, N.Y. (Deluxe Edition)
The Aries Press of Eden, N.Y. (Deluxe Edition)
The Aries Press of Eden, N.Y. (Deluxe Edition)
The Aries Press of Eden, N.Y. (Deluxe Edition)
The Aries Press of Eden, N.Y. (Deluxe Edition)
The Aries Press of Eden, N.Y. (Deluxe Edition)

The Aries Press was an American private press founded by Spencer Kellogg, Jr., in the 1920s. A second-generation millionaire and supporter of the arts, Kellogg was influenced by the Arts and Crafts movement. Though little known today, the Aries Press produced exceptional examples of fine printing. Richard Kegler documents its colorful history accompanied by fine illustrations and samples from the Press.


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The Comics Scare Returns

 The popularity of horror comics in the 1950s was curtailed by a suppression of popular horror stories by those concerned with juvenile delinquency and bad taste. Thirty years later, creators Alan Moore and Neil Gaiman produced popular and artful comics like Swamp Thing and The Sandman that took advantage of the new shape of American culture in the 1980s. Terrence Wandtke details the history and re-shaping of horror comics and its relevance to popular series such as HellboyThe Goon, and The Walking Dead


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Test Targets 11

As part of School of Media Sciences (SMS) administrative chair Bruce Myers’ Lithographic Process class, students produced a new edition of Rochester Institute of Technology’s Test Targets publication in the spring of 2018. Each student enrolled in the class wrote a technical article and collected the images, as well as gathered articles from other SMS majors at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.


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