Close Read is a collection produced by Alicia DeSantis, Nick Donofrio, Gabriel Gianordoli, Jolie Ruben and Joshua Barone.
Images: Limbourg brothers, Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry, Musée Condé, Chantilly, France; Illustration of celestial spheres of Copernicus and Ptolemy, Yale University Library; Wood block chart depicting annual lunar cycles, Yale University Library; Protective astrological chart, 18th or early nineteenth century, Rubin Museum of Art; Omer calendar, 18th century, the Jewish Museum, New York; Islamic Calendar, 1891, Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Aztec calendar, Yale University Library; Aztec calendar, 1898, New York Public Library; star calendar (plintangan), 1840-60, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia; Théodule Devéria, “Elephanta Calendar,” 1859, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles; Tunisia, Sousse, archaeological museum, second-century mosaic, Tuul and Bruno Morandi/Alamy; bloodletting almanac, 1519, Yale University Library; “Bhavacakra, the Wheel of Existence,” nineteenth or early twentieth century, Philadelphia Museum of Art; calendar of the Dakota Nation embracing the interval from 1799 to 1870, 1877, Yale University Library; Sebastian C. Adams, “Adams’ Synchronological Chart or Map of History,” circa 1878, University of Minnesota Libraries; “Kalender,” 1555, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam; J.G., “Horloge Astronomique. The Strasbourg Clock,” 1866, Sepia Times/Universal Images Group, through Getty Images; Lefevre, French revolutionary calendar, circa 1794, Carnavalet-History of Paris Museum, Paris; “German Nationals and Tourists in Front of the Switch Clock of the Royal Greenwich Observatory in London,” circa 1910, ullstein bild Dtl./Getty Images; Enzo Mari, “Timor Perpetual Calendar,” 1966, Museum of Modern Art, New York; Langston Hughes Papers, Yale University Library; On Kawara, “APR. 24, 1990,” 1990, Museum of Modern Art, New York; “Untitled [Calendar], from Suite of 21 Drawings,” 1970, Estate of Philip Guston, through Hauser & Wirth; Apple calendar, Apple; Theo van Hoytema, “Kalenderblad voor april 1910 met een witte kwikstaart,” 1909, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam; April Greiman, web page from “4 typographical calendar footage for nineteen hundred and seventy two,” 1971, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York; “Hours of Henry VIII,” circa 1500, Morgan Library & Museum, New York; “The sheperd’s kalender,” Yale University Library; “Diary, 1934,” Eugene O’Neill Papers, Yale Collection of American Literature, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
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