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Summary: The free-spirited UglyDolls confront what it means to be different, struggle with their desire to be loved, and ultimately discover that you don't have to be perfect to be amazing because who you truly are is what matters most.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE UGL

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD UGL

Flynn, Sarah Wassner

Summary: "Information about why certain people, animals and things are considered "cute" and the scientific background, for children"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Kids 2019

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Summary: George- The Story of George Maciunas and Fluxus is a feature documentary as mercurial as its subject, George Maciunas, impresario of the international avant-garde art movement Fluxus (1962-78). Contradictory interviews with artists, including Yoko Ono, Jonas Mekas, and Nam June Paik, and inventive sound and screen design, shape this rich portrait of a visionary artist. Dedicated to cooperative...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Williamson, Jack.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cranbrook Academy of Art 1997

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: NEL RM 715 Design

Summary: Michigan Modern: Design That Shaped America is an impressive collection of important essays touching on all aspects of Michigan’s architecture and design heritage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gibbs Smith 2016

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 745.2 ARN

Cole, K. C.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 510 COL

McAnulty, Stacy.

Summary: Spirited girls offer a quirky take on traditional advice of how beautiful girls should behave, showing how their own individuality and talent make them beautiful.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Running Pr Book Pub. 2016

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Steele, Valerie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 1985

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 391.2 STE

Stockland, Patricia M.

Summary: Do you need to get something done fast? Maybe you can use loops to get it done! Learn about the codes all around us in Loops: Repeat, Repeat! Sing along as you learn to Code It! This hardcover book comes with CD and online music access.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Cantata Learning 2018

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1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J WHITE LOO

Summary: Explore the long, fascinating life and complicated career of architect and designer Eileen Gray, whose uncompromising vision defined and defied the practice of modernism in decoration, design, and architecture. Making a reputation with her traditional lacquer work in the first decade of the twentieth century, she became a critically acclaimed and sought-after designer and decorator before...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2017

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC GRA

Oliver, Mary

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: A collection of essays follows the author as she contemplates the pleasure of artistic labor; her boundless curiosity for the flora and fauna that surround her; and the responsibility she has inherited from the great thinkers and writers of the past.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2016

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814 OLI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 814 OLI

Rand, Ayn.

Summary: "Originally conceived as a novel but then transformed into a play by Ayn Rand, Ideal is the story of beautiful but tormented actress Kay Gonda. Accused of murder, she is on the run, and she turns for help to six fans who have written letters to her, each telling her that she represents their ideal a respectable family man, a far-left activist, a cynical artist, an evangelist, a playboy, and a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC RAN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION RAN

Summary: Enlightening documentary about the Russian avant-garde and the role art played in the Russian Revolution. Explores the works and careers of important Russian artists, including Chagall, Kandinsky, Rodchenko, Malevich, and many others. Includes historical reenactments.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC REV

Aristotle

Summary: Contains two works by ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle, including "Poetics," a critique of the literature of his time with reference to the plays of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides; and "Rhetoric," a discussion of the role of language in achieving precision and clarity of thought.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Franklin Library 1981

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 808.5 ARI

Arnosky, Jim.

Summary: Provides drawings of landscapes, plants, animals, and other aspects of nature, accompanied by comments from the artist on how and why he drew them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books 1988

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 743.83 ARN

Reibstein, Mark.

Summary: Wabi Sabi, a cat living in the city of Kyoto, learns about the Japanese concept of beauty through simplicity as she asks various animals she meets about the meaning of her name.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE REI

Summary: Follows Andy Goldsworthy's bohemian free spirit all over the world as he demonstrates and opens up about his creative process. From his long-winding rock walls and icicle sculptures to his interlocking leaf chains and multi-colored pools of flowers. Goldsworthy's painstakingly intricate masterpieces are made entirely of materials found in Mother Nature - who threatens and often succeeds in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2004

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC RIV

Alexander, Stephon

Summary: "A theoretical physicist and jazz musician combines his two loves to present a new theory of the universe: sound as the link between Einstein's relativity with quantum mechanics,"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books, a member of Perseus Books Group 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 523 ALE

Cheng, Franȯis

Summary: Five meditations on the role of beauty in human life and its direct connection with the sacred--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Inner Traditions 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 844.914 CHE

Dunn, Stephen

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.54 DUN

Filipacchi, Amanda

Summary: "Meet the Knights of Creation, a group of artistic friends struggling with society's standards of beauty. Barb, a stunningly beautiful costume designer, chooses to don a fat suit in hopes that it will help her meet the man of her dreams--a man who can see beyond her looks. Lily, Barb's brilliantly talented, unfortunate-looking musician friend, goes to fantastic lengths to attract the shallow...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FIL

Gay, Peter

Summary: Historian Gay explores the modernist rebellion that, beginning in the 1840s, transformed art, literature, music, and film with its assault on traditional forms. Beginning his epic study with Baudelaire, whose lurid poetry scandalized French stalwarts, Gay traces the revolutionary path of modernism from its Parisian origins to its emergence as the dominant cultural movement in world capitals...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2008

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

Indiana, Gary.

Summary: From the Publisher: In the summer of 1962, Andy Warhol unveiled 32 Soup Cans in his first solo exhibition at the Ferus Gallery in Los Angeles-and sent the art world reeling. The responses ran from incredulity to outrage; the poet Taylor Mead described the exhibition as "a brilliant slap in the face to America." The exhibition put Warhol on the map-and transformed American culture forever. ...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 759.13 IND

Masterfield, Maxine.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Watson-Guptill Publications 1984

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 751.42 MAS