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Taylor, Diane C. (Diane Carol)

Summary: Who were the artists of the Renaissance? Why do we still learn from Renaissance art? Using an inquiry-based approach, readers are introduced to the Italian Renaissance as it was experienced by five of the world's most renowned artists: Sandro Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, and Titian. Readers will learn about the biographies of these Renaissance artists through the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nomad Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 709 TAY

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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Summary: A comprehensive record of the greatest achievements in the history of western art from the medieval era to the post-impressionist world, from Botticelli to Van Gogh.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kultur 2006

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV LAN

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

Kelder, Diane.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: F. A. Praeger 1969

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 759.5 KEL

Hollingsworth, Mary

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Summary: "The fifteenth and sixteenth centuries was an era of dramatic political, religious, and cultural change in the Italian peninsula, witnessing major innovations in the visual arts, literature, music, and science. Princes of the Renaissance charts these developments in a sequence of eleven chapters, each of which is devoted to two or three princely characters with a cast of minor ones--from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 945.1 HOL

Vasari, Giorgio

Summary: 120 full-color plates and 127 black and white illustrations. An extensive biography about the Italian Renaissance artists.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beaux Arts Editions 1986

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 759.5 GRE

Morrow, Ann

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Interlink Books 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.531 Morrow

Cole, Alison.

Summary: Text and photographs interweave biography and social history to provide an understanding of the historical setting of the Renaissance artists.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dorling Kindersley 1994

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 709.024 COL

Mayhew, James

Summary: At the art museum, while her grandmother dozes, Katie steps into the painting of the Mona Lisa and together they have adventures with the characters from four other well-known Renaissance paintings. Includes informationabout the artists.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books 1999

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Hales, Dianne R.

Summary: "A genius immortalized her. A French king paid a fortune for her. An emperor coveted her. No face has ever captivated so many for so long. Every year more than nine million visitors trek to her portrait in the Louvre. Yet while everyone recognizes her smile, hardly anyone knows her story. This book rests on the premise that the woman in the Mona Lisa is indeed the person identified in its...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 945 HAL

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press, London in association with the Detroit Institute of Arts 2002

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 709.45 MED

King, Ross

Summary: "A comprehensive book on the paintings and frescoes of Florence, with more than 2,000 artworks from the city's great museums and churches"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers 2015

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 709 KIN

Summary: This program focuses on the fierce competition between the newly wealthy merchant classes in Sienna and Florence throughout the 13th and 14th centuries over the creation of new buildings, services, and ways of governing. Leading art historians interpret this jarring 200-year conflict through detailed analysis of each city-state's stunning cathedrals and exquisite artworks. Their revealing...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: The idea of using art to explore the human condition rather than the divine was a significant departure from the predominantly religious artwork that preceded this secular revelation. In this program, Matthew Collings seeks the first glimmerings of humanist art in the Italian Renaissance-particularly in the works of Giotto and Leonardo da Vinci. He also contrasts two 18th-century artists who,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: The Mystery of Jan van Eyck tells the stories of some of the Flemish master's most significant paintings-The Ghent Altarpiece, The Arnolfini Marriage, The Dresden Triptych, Portrait of Cardinal Niccolo Albergati, and Portrait of Baudouin de Lannoy, to name only five-with quiet authority and deep respect. Composed of stills and highly detailed close-ups supported by informative analysis and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: The Italian Renaissance's contributions to revolutions in architecture, art, religion, commerce, politics, and navigation are discussed in this program. The Signoria Tower, Ghiberti's Baptistry doors, and Giotto's Bell Tower exemplify innovative ideas in architecture and art; Martin Luther and John Calvin apply similar revolutionary thinking to religion; Portuguese seafarers boldly set out to...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: This program surveys the life and work of the perennially fascinating genius Leonardo da Vinci, from his birth in Tuscany to his final years in Cloux. Painter, sculptor, architect, engineer, and student of anatomy, physiology, botany, architecture, hydrodynamics, aeronautics, and other disciplines, he was the quintessential "Renaissance man.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Renaissance Venice was a society absorbed with appearance. But behind the facade of Venetian wealth was a city run on poverty and a credit system. In this program, reenactments of English Courtier Thomas Coryat's visit in 1608 are contrasted with archival research and commentary by Dr. Patricia Allerston of the University of Edinburgh, revealing a brisk secondhand and pawn trade. Professor...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Heritage Pub. Co.; book trade distribution by Doubleday 1961

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 940.2 HOR

Roesser, Marie

Summary: "'Renaissance' means 'rebirth' in French. The Renaissance period of European history is aptly named because people had a rebirth, or renewed, interest in the ideas of ancient Greeks and Romans. This led to a new age of science and art. Readers will learn about the many aspects of the Renaissance as well as the prominent figures of this era, including Nicolaus Copernicus, Leonardo da Vinci, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.2 ROE

Currie, Stephen

Summary: Analyzes the conditions that led to the Renaissance; examines how Greek and Roman trade routes were revitalized during the period; and explores the artwork, ideas, and scientific theories that were developed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Referencepoint Pr Inc 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.2 CUR

Kay, Ann

Summary: Take a colorful journey through the history of art from cave paintings and Renaissance art to modern graffiti. Find out how and why art is made. Explore colors, shapes, patterns and themes. Discover the world's great artists, including Vincent Van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, Frida Kahlo, Andy Warhol, and Yayoi Kusama.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 709 KAY

Hill, Laban Carrick

Summary: Explores the literary, artistic, and intellectual creativity of the Harlem Renaissance and discusses the lives and work of Louis Armstrong, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, and other notable figures of the era.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company Books for Young Readers 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 810.9 HIL

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