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Summary: After a tragic accident leaves Justin Wadlington blind in his left eye at age five, he develops a unique artistic ability with no formal art training. Despite growing up without parents and living in emergency shelters on the streets of Philadelphia, Wadlington takes advantage of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and begins a journey of ascension to the highest echelon of the fine art world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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Robinson, Lisa

Summary: "A picture book biography of Georgia O'Keeffe, with an emphasis on her sustainable homestead in Abiquiu, New Mexico"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Neal Porter Books / Holiday House 2024

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 O'KE

Summary: The untold story of the legendary artist behind the beloved '80s show The Secret City. Commander Mark Kistler helped shape a pivotal era of instructional programming for kids in the pre-youtube world, teaching 3D drawing before CGI.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2024

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DOC SEC

Summary: The documentary takes an in-depth look at the life and works of Andy Warhol, seeking to discover the real man behind the art and to understand what spawned his creativity.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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

Benke, Britta.

Summary: The art of American painter Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986) is resplendent with color and laden with hidden sensuality. O'Keeffe's reputation rests mainly on the large-format flower pictures that have assured her an unusual place in the annals of art, between realism and abstraction. This book traces O’Keeffe's idiosyncratic career, while the numerous full-color illustrations document the most...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barnes & Noble 2009

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

Gooch, Brad

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Summary: "A stunning life of the iconic American artist, Keith Haring, by the acclaimed biographer Brad Gooch. In the 1980s, the subways of New York City were covered with art. In the stations, black matte sheets were pasted over outdated ads, and unsigned chalk drawings often popped up on these blank spaces. These temporary chalk drawings numbered in the thousands and became synonymous with a city as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2024

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Broyles, Anne

Summary: "A picture book biography of American folk artist and labor organizer Ralph Fasanella. When dared to jump, Ralph always took the dare. So begins this loving tribute to a singular artist and his tireless efforts to honor and celebrate immigrant and working-class communities through his paintings."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 FAS

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB FASANELLA BRO

Royal, Sarah

Summary: An intimate and deeply original exploration of the life and work of the television pioneer, the First Lady of Comedy, Lucille Bal--A.K.A. Lucy. With stories illuminating the many different facets of the woman, [this book] details how Ball transformed the face of comedy and the entertainment industry. -- adapted from back cover

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Running Press 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BALL, LUCILLE ROY

Angelou, Maya

Summary: In the third volume of her autobiography, the author recounts her passage into adulthood and the white world, and her initial experiences of marriage, motherhood, and show business.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ANGELOU, MAYA ANG

Warnock, Raphael G.

Summary: "On the heels of his historic election to the United States Senate, Raphael Warnock shares his remarkable spiritual and personal journey Senator Reverend Raphael Warnock occupies a singular place in American life. As Senior Pastor of Atlanta's Ebenezer Baptist Church and now as a Senator from Georgia, he is the rare voice who can at once call out the uncomfortable truths that shape contemporary...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WARNOCK, RAPHAEL G. WAR

Churnin, Nancy

Summary: "Growing up in the late 19th century, Laura Wheeler Waring didn't see any artists who looked like her. She didn't see any paintings of people who looked like her, either. So when she was offered a commission to paint portraits of accomplished African Americans, she jumped at the chance. Writers, singers, political activists, and thinkers all posed for her. Now her portraits hang in Washington,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Creston Books, LLC 2020

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New Youth Materials, Call number: J 921 WAR

Shapiro, Kitt

Summary: In this unique combination of memoir and cultural history, we come to know one of the greatest stars the world has ever seen--Eartha Kitt--as revealed by the person who knew her best: her daughter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2021

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