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Bush, George W. (George Walker)

Summary: aA vibrant collection of oil paintings and stories by President George W. Bush honoring the sacrifice and courage of America's military veterans. With Forewords by former First Lady Laura Bush and General Peter Pace, 16th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Growing out of President Bush's own outreach and the ongoing work of the George W. Bush Institute's Military Service Initiative,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 757 BUS

Myers, Tadd

Summary: "A collection of portraits of the people and products made in small workshops all over the country, with ... descriptions of what they make, who they are, and the tradition embedded in their trade ... A celebration of the handmade at a time when it's being embraced by a new generation of DIY and local-focused consumers who are averse to the mass-produced"--Dust jacket flap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 770 MYE

Rainey, Jenna

Summary: "A contemporary paint-every-day watercolor guide that explores foundational strokes and patterns and then builds new skills upon the foundations over the course of 30 days to create finished pieces"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Watson-Guptill 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 751.42 RAI

Pilcher, Alex

Summary: "Over the last century, many artists have made works that challenge dominant models of gender and sexuality. The results can be sexy or serious, satirical or tender, discreetly coded or defiantly outspoken. This book illustrates the wide variety of queer art from around the world -- exploring bodies and identity, love and desire, prejudice and protest through drawing, painting, photography,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tate Publishing 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 700 PIL

Limón, Ada

Summary: "Vulnerable, tender, acute, these are serious poems, brave poems, exploring with honesty the ambiguous moment between the rapture of youth and the grace of acceptance. A daughter tends to aging parents. A woman struggles with infertility--"What if, instead of carrying / a child, I am supposed to carry grief?"--And a body seized by pain and vertigo as well as ecstasy. A nation convulses: "Every...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Milkweed Editions 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811 LIM

Shugei, Neko

Summary: A collection of handmade projects featuring cats. Shugei has included a little embroidery here, a bit of knitting there, and a whole variety of other techniques to help you make your kitty projects unique. -- adapted from introduction.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tuttle Publishing 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 745.5 SHU

Bollmann, Stefan

Summary: "A compendium of more than 70 iconic works of art featuring women who read, from the Virgin Mary to Marilyn Monroe"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abbeville Press Publishers 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 704 BOL

Summary: "Explores the visual history of American labor through portraiture by major American artists"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 SWE

Summary: "As familiar as we are with images of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, the charming former first lady, fewer know the dynamic woman who called New York City home. Shortly after JFK's assassination in 1963, Jackie moved to Manhattan and lived there for the next three decades. This intimate collection of photographs celebrates her life in the city as a mother, book editor, style icon, and most of all,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ONASSIS, JACQUELINE KENNEDY NEW

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Geddes, Hannah

Summary: Dragons, fairies, unicorns, and other fantastical beasts come to life with the magic of Zentangle in this detailed guide. Readers will master basic Zentangle patterns they can mix and match to create unique mythical beasts. Up-close visuals break down dizzying patterns into simple parts. Step-by-step instructions help readers divide creature outlines into smaller shapes and fill them in with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 741.2 GED

Geddes, Hannah

Summary: The animal kingdom is full of fascinating textures, patterns, and shapes. This Zentangle guide teaches readers how to tap into nature s beauty through simple design. Readers will learn basic Zentangle patterns they can mix and match to create uniquely tangled animals. Up-close visuals teach readers complex patterns in small, easy chunks. Step-by-step instructions show readers how to divide...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 741.2 GED

Summary: "Delving into the heart and soul of more than 225 cities around the globe, The World's Best Cities is a glossy, glorious tribute to cosmopolitan life. In photos and words, this irresistible volume showcases long-established great cities like Paris, Rome, New York, London, and Tokyo, as well as exciting up-and-comers, including Denver, Asheville, Oslo, and Abu Dhabi. As readable as it is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Society 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 910 WOR

Stanton, Brandon

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "In the summer of 2010, photographer Brandon Stanton set out on an ambitious project: to single-handedly create a photographic census of New York City. Armed with his camera, he began crisscrossing the city, covering thousands of miles on foot, all in his attempt to capture ordinary New Yorkers in the most extraordinary of moments"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Hicks, Deron R.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Art and Camille team up once again to solve a large museum theft, using one of the biggest heists in history to help them solve the case"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

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Edsel, Robert M.

Summary: "As the most destructive war in history ravaged Europe, many of the world's most cherished cultural objects were in harm's way. The Greatest Treasure Hunt in History recounts the astonishing true story of eleven men and one woman who risked their lives amidst the bloodshed of World War II to preserve churches, libraries, monuments, and works of art that for centuries defined the heritage of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 EDS

Forbes, Rob.

Summary: This accessible handbook from design guru Rob Forbes uncovers the beauty in the commonplace and reveals how visual thinking can enrich our lives. In friendly text complemented by photographs taken on his travels around the world, Forbes explains how to appreciate the design elements that surround us in the built environment. Linking broad concepts such as composition and materiality to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 715 FOR

Friesen, Jeff

Summary: "United States of LEGO takes readers on a journey across America that has never been seen before. Photographer Jeff Friesen composes artful LEGO brick dioramas, each revealing a scene with a witty caption that celebrates what makes every American state unique, incorporating toy-scale monuments, colorful citizens going about their daily lives, and new spins on state history. Here is a fresh...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Publishing 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 FRI

Olson, Neil

Summary: An old-money East Coast family faces the suspicious death of its patriarch and the unsolved theft of a Goya painting rumored to be cursed. There are four cousins in the Morse family: perfect Kenny, the preppy West Coast lawyer; James, the shy but brilliant medical student; his seductive, hard-drinking sister Audrey; and Teresa, youngest and most fragile, haunted by the fear that she has...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hanover Square Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OLS

Newbold, Amy

Summary: Introduces a variety of nineteenth and twentieth century painters--including Picasso, O'Keefe, Seurat, and Jacob Lawrence--and their distinctive styles, through paintings of snowmen as each artist might have portrayed them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Ormond, Richard

Summary: Many of the sitters in this collection were John Singer Sargent's close friends. They are posed informally, sometimes in the act of painting or singing, and it is evident from the bold way they confront us that they are personalities of a creative stamp. Brilliant as these pictures are as works of art and penetrating studies of character, they are also records of relationships, allegiances,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The National Portrait Gallery 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 702 SARGENT ORM

Gleeson, Janet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GLE

Lange, Allison K.

Summary: "For as long as American women have battled for equitable political representation, those battles have been defined by images--whether drawn, etched, photographed, or filmed. Some of these have been flattering, many of them have been condescending, and some have been scabrous. They have drawn upon prevailing cultural tropes about the perceived nature of women's roles and abilities, and they...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.6 Lange

Warren, Harry

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Leo. Feist Inc. 1942

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

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