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Summary: Follows the lives and careers of a group of artists and designers who inadvertently affected the art world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Pictures 2009

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

Kuittinen, Riikka

Summary: One of the richest movements in street art has been the development of an alternative, crafts-based, three-dimensional movement, broadly identified as Street Craft. This new generation of artists is creating uncommissioned, site-specific works employing a range of art and craft techniques, including weaving, crocheting, sculpting, painting, gardening, light installation, and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thames & Hudson 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 745.5 KUI

O'Dea, Madeleine

Summary: "The riveting story of China's rise from economic ruin to global giant in the past four decades is illuminated by another, equally fascinating, narrative beneath its surface--the story of the country's emerging artistic avant-garde and the Chinese people's ongoing struggle for freedom of expression. By following the stories of nine contemporary Chinese artists, The Phoenix Years shows how...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2017

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

Summary: Since its emergence in the 1960s and early 1970s, video art has been both a hothouse and a sanctuary for radical modes of expression disparaged by the mainstream art community. This program combines film clips and interviews with artists John Wood and Paul Harrison to consider a medium that continues to fly in the face of the fine art tradition and the culture industry. Host Dave Beech argues...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: The increasing representation of trans identity throughout art and popular culture in recent years has been nothing if not paradoxical. Trans visibility is touted as a sign of a liberal society, but it has coincided with a political moment marked both by heightened violence against trans people (especially trans women of color) and by the suppression of trans rights under civil law. 'Trap Door'...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The MIT Press 2017

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

Foster, Kathleen A.

Summary: "The Life Line, a thrilling scene of rescue on stormy seas, firmly established Winslow Homer (1836-1910) as one of the leading American painters of his day, and one of the foremost maritime artists of all time. Combining a close analysis of Homer's masterpiece with an engaging look at the history of images of disaster and rescue in art and popular culture, Shipwreck! explores the making and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philadelphia Museum of Art 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 702 HOMER FOS

Summary: No storytelling medium is more powerful than the modern movie-but the ability to inspire and entertain by combining words and pictures is hardly a recent phenomenon. This program reveals the age-old roots of the cinematic narrative form and their evolution over the centuries. Beginning in the ancient Mesopotamian city of Nineveh, the film points to the Epic of Gilgamesh as one of the earliest...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: With the five-part Cremaster Cycle of films, multi-award-winning artist Matthew Barney invented a densely layered and interconnected sculptural world that surreally combines sports, biology, sexuality, history, and mythology as it organically evolves. In this program, Barney, Guggenheim curator Nancy Spector, and others deconstruct the Cycle's filming and subsequent translation into sculptural...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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