Seven watercolours of the Weston Library refurbishment project, by artist-in-residence Weimin He
Watercolours by Weimin He, all signed and dated by the artist.
- Side view of the Weston roof - with red crane, 1 Feb. 2013
- Weston roof construction site, 30 May 2013
- View from the Weston roof of the Clarendong Building, Tower of Five Orders and Radcliffe Camera, 14 Jun. 2013
- Parks Road view of the Weston Library site with purple flowers, 27 Jun. 2013
- Building the facade wall of the Weston Library with distant view of the Sheldonian Theatre, 1 Aug. 2013
- Weston Library with black columns, 23 Aug. 2013
- Roof of the Weston Library site with asphalt tank and smoke, 28 Sep. 2013
- 1 Jan. 2013 - 28 Sep 2018
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CMD ID 12306
A set of seven watercolours recording the Weston Library refurbishment project, by artist-in-residence Weimin He.
Biographical / Historical
The New Library of the Bodleian Libraries underwent a significant redevelopment between 2011 and 2014. Following the refurbishnment, the building was renamed the Weston Library in honour of the Garfield Weston Foundation who provided £25 million for the project. Weinmin He, the Univeristy of Oxford's artist-in-residence was asked to document the work and the result were seven watercolour paintings.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Weimin He, December 2016.
- Catalogue of a set of watercolours painted by Weimin He during the reconstruction of the Weston Library
- Finding aid prepared by Margaret Czepiel
- Language of description