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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: This series of lectures introduces the greatest of universal museums. Its aim is not comprehensive. The focus is narrowed to the Department of Paintings, which is responsible for European paintings from the Middle Ages until the mid-19th century. These works of art form an encyclopedic summary of the achievements of painters that can be called the single most important such collection in the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 708.4 MUS
Call number: DVD 708.4 MUS

Liedtke, Walter A.

Summary: Catalog of an exhibition held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Mar. 8-May 27, 2001 and the National Gallery, London, June 20-Sept. 16, 2001.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Museum of Art 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 759.9492 LIE

Vreeland, Susan.

Summary: Eight linked stories tracing the history of a painting by the 17th century Dutch artist, Vermeer. In one, he paints his daughter to pay off debts, a second story describes the loss of the ownership papers, a third takes place on the eve of its theft by the Nazis. By the author of What Love Sees.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MacMurray & Beck 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC VRE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC VRE

Pescio, Claudio.

Summary: Examines the life and art of Rembrandt against the historical, political, and religious background of the period.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Peter Bedrick Books 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 759.492 REM

Wood, Alix.

Summary: Traces the life of the troubled nineteenth-century artist and looks at his major works.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Windmill Books 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 759.9492 VAN

Wood, Alix.

Summary: Presents the life and accomplishments of the Dutch painter known for his use of color, discussing his childhood, art education, family life, and famous works.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Windmill Books 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 759.9492 VER

Okimoto, Jean Davies.

Summary: With the help of a hearing-impaired man, a little dog finally manages to graduate from a training school for hearing dogs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE OKI

Summary: Edvard Munch (1863-1944) is best known today as a painter, but his reputation was in fact established through his prints, which were central to his creative process. His printmaking was experimental and innovative, and he continually revisited the subjects of his paintings in striking prints, in which he evoked a wide range of emotion and mood through the use of varied techniques. Munch's early...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thames and Hudson 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 759.81 EDV

Owen, Marleen.

Summary: Presents dialogues providing the Dutch needed to speak and understand, and teaches the skills needed for listening and understanding.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw-Hill 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: CD 439.31 DUT

Anthony, David

Summary: In this adventure, humans beware. Chicken fever is spreading fast. Robotics chickens have come home to roost, and the city of Frankenmuth has gone to the birds.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sigil Pub. 2008

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC ANT

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Anthony 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED ANT

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED ANT

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC ANT

Summary: Designed to give users comprehensive conversational language and grammar skills. The basic course (10 lessons) focuses on polite greetings and small talk and is perfect for patrons who are planning a short trip to a foreign country, or for those who want to get a taste of a foreign language and culture. The complete course (100 lessons) is designed for patrons who already know the basics of a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mango Languages 2009

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