Illinois Wesleyan University
Ames Library
1 Ames Plaza PO Box 2899
Bloomington, IL 61702
Alliance Library System
Shepley Bulfinch Richardson and Abbott, architects
Opened January 9, 2002
105,000 SqFt


 

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Previous Library Homes

Buck Memorial Library

Opened 1923


Postcard Collection

   


Art in the Library

Kristy White
Untitled, 4/16/05
Decorative Art - Ceramics
Various h
Rick Harney
Minor Myers, Jr., 2004
Sculpture - Bronze
Rick Harney
John Wesley Powell, ca. 2001
Sculpture - Bronze
Gale Carter
Ariel II, November, 1975
Sculpture - Stone
10.25h x 20w x 14d
Dongik Lee
Untitled, 2001
Graphic Art - Architectural Rendering
15h x 8w
Wei Li
Untitled, October, 1998
Painting - Watercolor
14h x 25.5w
Anais Acuna
Courting, 4/4/1998
Painting - Acrylic
47.75h x 36w x 1d
Alan Thorn
Young Suburbanites, 4/7/2001
Painting - Oil
72h x 51w
Katherine Ogden
Blowfish, 04/20/2002
Print - Monoprint
16.75h x 13w
Katherine Ogden
Flower Story, 4/20/2002
Print - Monoprint
17h x 13w
Katherine Ogden
Forgotten, 4/20/2002
Print - Monoprint
18h x 14w
Anne Wirtz
Artic, 4/12/2003
Sculpture - Ceramic
Laura Kesselring
Documents (II), 4/13/1997
Mixed Media
40h x 17w x 1.75d
Vince Fournier
Untitled, 4/17/1999
Painting - Oil
23.75h x 16w
Kristen Carstensen
Voodoo Banner: Pattern, 4/17/2004
Print - Woodcut, 1/6
4h x 3w
Kristen Carstensen
Voodoo Banner: Space Monkey with Hat, 4/17/2004
Print - Woodcut, 1/5
4h x 3w
Kristen Carstensen
Voodoo Banner: Mini Snake Charmer, 4/17/2004
Print - Woodcut, 1/4
3h x 4w
Eric Snowden
Thirty-Six Weeks, 4/15/2000
Mixed Media
9h x 9w x 1d
Caroline Sachey
Part of a Whole, 4/21/1996
Painting - Oil
59.75h x 84w
Untitled
Sculpture - Metal
27.5h x 34.5w x 24d
Untitled, 1969
Sculpture - Metal
70.5h x 2.5w x 2.5d
Fred Brian
Cami, 1962
Painting - Oil
33.5h x 40.5w
Miles Bair
Cedars on the Bluff, 2004
Painting - Acrylic
49.5h x 40w
Fred Brian
Evelyn Chapel, 1984
Print, 1/100
8.75h x 10.25w
Rupert Kilgore
Apostle of Prejudice, ca.1970
Print - Woodcut, 3/5
19.5h x 15w
Rupert Kilgore
Escape, ca.1970
Print - Woodcut, 1/5
19.5h x 15w
Rupert Kilgore
Hypocrisy, ca.1970
Print - Woodcut, 1/5
20h x 15.25w
Rupert Kilgore
Kachinas Waiting, ca.1970
Print - Woodcut, 7/7
21.25h x 15w
Rupert Kilgore
Revelation, ca.1970
Print - Woodcut, 1/4
19.75h x 15w
Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn
Self Portrait, Leaning on a Sill, 1639
Print - Etching
8h x 6.5w
Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn
The Artist's Mother, 1631
Print - Etching
5.75h x 5w
Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn
The Virgin with Instruments of the Passion, 1652
Print - Etching
3.5h x 4.5w
Alvaro Suman
Tlaloc, 1999
Print - Woodcut
Persian Tray, ca. 1900
Decorative Art - Tableware
Circle, 1965
Sculpture - Bronze
17h x 17w
Edward Hemingway
Damaged
Painting - Oil
5.5h x 6w
Untitled
Sculpture - Wood
37.75h x 15.75w x 21.25d
Mixed Media
13h x 75w
Indonesian shield
Joseph Contave
Vers Le Marche, 1999
Painting - Oil
29.5h x 23.5w
Kevin Strandberg
John Wesley Powell with Student in Colorado, 2002
Sculpture - Bronze
18h x 20.5w x 11.5d
John Asaro
Warm Embrace
Print - Serigraph
47.5h x 38w
Pembroke Windows, ca.1850, 2001
Decorative Art - Stained Glass
Quinton Green
Turning Over a New Leaf, 4/8/2006
Painting - Oil
30h x 48w