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Summary: Discover the stories, ideas, and methods behind today's most compelling artists; features sixteen artists from North America (Chicago, Mexico City, Los Angeles, and Vancouver).

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Profiles twelve contemporary artists from three urban centers: Berlin, Johannesburg, and the San Francisco Bay Area.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2018

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Say, Allen.

Summary: "Caldecott Medalist Allen Say presents a stunning graphic novel chronicling his journey as an artist during WWII, when he apprenticed under Noro Shinpei, Japan's premier cartoonist DRAWING FROM MEMORY is Allen Say's own story of his path to becoming the renowned artist he is today. Shunned by his father, who didn't understand his son's artistic leanings, Allen was embraced by Noro Shinpei,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2011

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Say 2011

Summary: Focusing on eight iconic works of art, this series reveals the history of visual imagination through the ages. A combination of reconstruction, photography and storytelling transport the viewer back to the intense moments when great works were conceived and born: the murderous, messianic world of Baroque Rome; opulent, parvenu Amsterdam; paranoid, revolutionary Paris; Victorian England...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2007

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

Painter, Nell Irvin

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Summary: A Princeton University historian describes her post-retirement decision to study art, a venture that compelled her to find relevance in the undervalued masters she loves, the obstacles faced by women artists, and the challenges of balancing art and life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 700.92 PAI

Say, Allen

Summary: Recounts the author's coming of age at a military academy, where he endured harsh racism before embarking on a journey to discover himself as a Japanese-American artist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

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

Kane, Brian M.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flesk Publications 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 702 BAMA KAN

Summary: "Meet contemporary artists at work and speaking in their own words- direct, accessible, and unfiltered ... This unique four-hour series spotlights 17 artists working in the United States today, and invites viewers behind the working in scenes to see artists at work in their homes, communities, and unexpected sites- from an old-growth forest to a military base to a film set. The artists,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Art21, Inc. 2007

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

Geis, Patricia

Summary: Discover the magnificent art of Leonardo da Vinci, Renaissance master, through this newest addition to the popular Meet the Artist! series. Leonardo's full range of work, from his exquisite paintings and sculptures to his brilliant inventions and codes, is included in this pop-up activity book. Flaps, cutouts, and pull tabs invite young readers and budding artists to engage in a hands-on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton Architectural Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 709.2 GEI

Summary: Based on the life of Jean-Michel Basquiat, a young American unknown graffiti artist who lived on the streets of New York City in a cardboard box. Jean-Michel was "discovered" by Andy Warhol's art world and became a star. But his success came at a high price, and Basquiat paid with friendship, love, drugs and eventually, his life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Echo Bridge Home Entertainment 1996

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BAS

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: Jack and Annie travel 500 years back in time to Florence, Italy, and spend a day helping Leonardo da Vinci in the hope of learning another secret of happiness.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 709.2 LEO

Finck, Liana

Summary: "Passing for Human is what Finck calls 'a neurological coming-of-age story,' one in which, through her childhood, human connection proved elusive and her most enduring relationships were with plants and rocks and imaginary friends; in which her mother was an artist whose creative life had been stifled by an unhappy first marriage and a deeply sexist society that seemed expressly designed to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018

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Harvey, Jeanne Walker

Summary: "The bold story of Maya Lin, the artist-architect who designed the Vietnam War Memorial"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2017

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

Isaacson, Walter

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Summary: "He was history's most creative genius. What secrets can he teach us? The author of the acclaimed bestsellers Steve Jobs, Einstein, and Benjamin Franklin brings Leonardo da Vinci to life in this exciting new biography. Based on thousands of pages from Leonardo's astonishing notebooks and new discoveries about his life and work, Walter Isaacson weaves a narrative that connects his art to his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

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3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DA VINCI, LEONARDO ISA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 DAV

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 DaVinci 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B DA VINCI ISA

Summary: Contemporary art reflects the ideas of our time, and artists are the creative role models grappling with today's most timely questions. What is the nature of reality? How do we respond to a world in flux? Why do some historical events shape the way we think today, and why have some been forgotten? Explore these ideas and many more in Season Six of Art in the Twenty-First Century. Spotlights...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2012

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Benson, Kathleen

Summary: Introduces readers to Benny Andrews, one of the most important African-American painters of the 20th century.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

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

Summary: Documents the difference in various styles of twenty-first-century art through interviews, commentary, and behind-the-scenes footage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2012

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

Davis, Lynn

Summary: Presents the story of how an eccentric young artist became the inventor of the first telegraph system.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Super Sandcastle, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2016

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

Fabiny, Sarah

Summary: A young reader's biography of Beatrix Potter, the author-illustrator of The Tale of Peter Rabbit.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Turtleback Books 2015

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

Samancı, Özge

Summary: "As a child in Izmir, Turkey in the 1980 and 90s, Ozge Samanci watched as her country struggled between its traditional religious heritage and the new secular westernized world of brand-name products and television stars. In Ozge's own family, she struggled to figure out the place where she belonged, too. Her older sister was a perfect student, and her dad hoped Ozge would study hard, go to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 741.5 SAM

Summary: "An Honest Liar tells the story of the world-famous magician, escape artist and enemy of deception, James 'The Amazing' Randi. He devised intricate invesigations exposing the 'miracles' of psychics, faith healers and con-artists. A master deceiver who came out of the the closet [at] 81, Randi created fictional characters, fake psychics, and even turned his partner of 25 years, the artist Jose...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Krull, Kathleen.

Contents: Leonardo da Vinci -- Michelangelo Buonarroti -- Peter Bruegel -- Sofonisba Anguissola -- Rembrandt Van Rijn -- Katsushika Hokusai -- Mary Cassatt -- Vincent Van Gogh -- Käthe Kollwitz -- Henri Matisse -- Pablo Picasso -- Marc Chagall -- Marcel Duchamp -- Georgia O'Keeffe -- William H. Johnson -- Salvador Dali -- Isamu Noguchi -- Diego Rivera -- Frida Kahlo -- Andy Warhol.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace 1995

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 920 KRU

Woodward, Kay

Summary: Profiles twenty-five female trailblazers who overcame huge obstacles, including Catherine the Great, Zaha Hadid, and Valentina Tereshkova.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carlton Books Limited 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 WOO

Clement, Jennifer

Summary: A memoir of avant-garde street artist and painter Jean-Michel Basquiat's partner, her past, and their life together

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: B\D\W\Y/Broadway Books 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 BASQUIAT, JEAN-MICHEL CLE