32,000 Pieces of UC Art at East Bay Depot

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Recycled art? One of our favorite resources for funky supplies, the East Bay Depot for Creative Reuse, has recently gotten a windfall of a donation. The UC Berkeley Art History Department has given the Depot their collection of over 32,000 professionally mounted art history prints, which the University no longer needs due to a recent digitalization project.

So what kind of art are we talking about? The EBDCR says:

“The images include color and black & white reproductions of paintings, photographs, and architectural studies. Some of the periods and genres represented in this inventory are: English 19th century, Dutch 16th century, Italian Renaissance, Spanish art, Japanese paintings, Chinese sculpture and other art, Greek architecture, Southeast Asian art, Victoria and Albert collection, male and female nudes, photography by Ansel Adams and others, and architecture by Frank Lloyd Wright.”

The collection will go on sale this Saturday, January 26th, at 11am. Remember, the EBDCR has moved to 4695 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland. Check their website for more information.