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Summary: Origami may seem an unlikely medium for understanding and explaining the world. But around the globe, several fine artists and theoretical scientists are abandoning more conventional career paths to forge lives as modern-day paper folders. Through origami, these offbeat and provocative minds are reshaping ideas of creativity and revealing the relationship between art and science. This film...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Green Fuse Films 2009

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

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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Summary: "Season seven features twelve artists from the United States, Europe, and Latin America, in locations as diverse as a New York City public housing development, a military testing facility in the Nevada desert, a jazz festival in Sweden, a ceramics factory in Germany, and an activist neighborhood in Mexico"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

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

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

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

Gorey, Edward

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2001

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 GOREY, EDWARD Gorey

Summary: "Go behind the scenes to meet today's most fascinating contemporary artists in Season Three of the Emmy-nominated ART:21--ART IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY documentary series. Unparalleled in access to today's young artists, this unique series takes viewers into artists' studios, homes, and communities to provide an intimate view of their lives, work, creative processes, and sources of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Art 21, Inc. 2005

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

Summary: Through in-depth profiles and dynamic behind-the-scenes footage featuring artists speaking directly about their inspirations and ideas, Season Five shows a broad range of artistic practice, technical innovation, and experimentation, from artists tackling large-scale collaborative projects in hangar-like studios to those working in the quiet of more intimate studio settings.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Art21 Inc. 2009

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

Summary: Christina Clausen's documentary offers an affectionate, deeply personal glimpse into Haring's life, from his early years growing up in a small, conservative Pennsylvania town to his heyday as a world-renowned artist, rubbing shoulders with the likes of Madonna and others. Includes audio excerpts of original interviews with Keith Haring conducted by his biographer, John Gruen.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Arts Alliance America 2008

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

Summary: Presents 37 diverse artists working in the United States today, taking viewers behind the scenes and beyond the museum or gallery experience. Go into artists' studios, homes, and communities to provide an intimate view of their lives, work, creative processes, and sources of inspiration.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Art21, Inc. 2004

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

Summary: "'William Kentridge: anything is possible' provides a rare, in-depth look at the life and work of the internationally acclaimed South African artist, William Kentridge. Working in a variety of media - including sculpture, drawing, animation, tapestry, film, theater, and opera - Kentridge tackles a broad range of subjects, from cataclysmic historical events to poignant personal moments. [The...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Art21 2010

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

Gross, Terry.

Summary: The award-winning host of National Public Radio's Fresh Air presents a selection of her interviews with some of the most celebrated actors, musicians, writers, artists, and comics of the day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 791.44 GRO

Gross, Terry.

Summary: The award-winning host of National Public Radio's Fresh Air presents a selection of her interviews with some of the most celebrated actors, musicians, writers, artists, and comics of the day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 791.447 Gross

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 791.4472 GRO

Howell, Vickie.

Summary: Presents profiles and interviews with artists working in a variety of crafts and examines how social networking on the Internet has created a community of crafters dedicated to sharing ideas and providing support for one another.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lark Books 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 745.5 HOW