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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

Scott, Joyce (Joyce Wallace)

Summary: "An introduction to the life and art of Judith Scott, a renowned artist. Judith Scott was born with Down syndrome. She was deaf, and never learned to speak. She was also a talented artist. Judith was institutionalized until her sister Joyce reunited with her and enrolled her in an art class. Judith went on to become an artist of renown with her work displayed in museums and galleries around the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2021

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

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

Painter, Nell Irvin

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

Draplin, Aaron James

Summary: The story of Aaron James Draplin and his graphic design company, Draplin Design Company. "Esquire. Ford Motors. Burton Snowboards. The Obama Administration. While all of these brands are vastly different, they share at least one thing in common: a teeny, little bit of Aaron James Draplin. Draplin is one of the new school of influential graphic designers who combine the power of design, social...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams, an imprint of ABRAMS 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DRA

Summary: In this film essay, multimedia artist Laurie Anderson presents a monologue touching upon her relationship with her rat terrier Lolabelle, the death of her mother, the heightening of surveillance following 9/11, and other topics.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF HEA

Burleigh, Robert

Summary: "Iconic American artist Norman Rockwell's life is told in episodes based in American history of the late 20th century"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2019

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

Brown, Tami Lewis

Summary: "...a... picture book biography of modern art icon Keith Haring, celebrating the ways his life embodied the message: art is for everyone."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2020

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

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

Kahn, Wolf

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harry N. Abrams 2003

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Summary: Bill Traylor was born into slavery in 1853 on a cotton plantation in rural Alabama, and continued to farm the land until the late 1920s when he moved to Montgomery and worked odd jobs in the thriving segregated black neighborhood. A decade later, in his late 80s, Traylor became homeless and started to draw and paint, devising his visual language to depict his memories of slavery and scenes of a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Rembert, Winfred

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Summary: "A self-taught artist's odyssey from Jim Crow era Georgia to the Yale Art Gallery-a stunningly vivid, full-color memoir in prose and painted leather, with a foreword by Equal Justice Initiative founder Bryan Stevenson. Winfred Rembert grew up as a field hand on a Georgia plantation. He embraced the Civil Rights Movement, endured political violence, survived a lynching, and spent seven years in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 REMBERT, WINFRED REM

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

Summary: Profiles pioneering artist and chef Jim Denevan, founder of Outstanding in the Field, a radical alternative to the conventional dining experience. The documentary intimately reveals Denevan's artistic and culinary gifts with land art in epic geometric formations alongside grand dinners in beautiful natural settings. Instead of bringing the food to the restaurant, Outstanding in the Field has...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Khor, Shing Yin

Summary: "An illustrated comic travelogue about an American immigrant driving alone through all that's left of "The Mother Road," Route 66"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zest Books 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 921 KHO

Zeitz, Joshua.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 813.52 ZEI

Krull, Kathleen.

Summary: A picture book biography highlighting the life and accomplishments of magician and escape artist, Harry Houdini.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker & Co. 2005

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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

Challis, Clive.

Summary: Helmut Krone led the Creative Revolution which changed advertising. Forty years after he'd created the Volkswagen Beetle campaign it was voted 'the most famous campaign ever'. His work is in the Museum of Modern Art and the Smithsonian. He has been inducted into Art Directors' Halls of Fame from New York to Berlin. Before Helmut Krone advertising art direction was either 'old' commercialised...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cambridge Enchorial 2005

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 741.6092 CHA

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

Anderson, Kirsten

Summary: Profiles the life and accomplishments of the printmaker who overcame poverty and illness to become the founder of the Pop Art movement.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2014

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1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 921 WAR

Sinclair, Iain

Summary: "The visionary writer Iain Sinclair turns his sights to the Beat Generation in America in his most epic journey yet "How best to describe Iain Sinclair?" asks Robert Macfarlane in The Guardian. "A literary mud-larker and tip-picker? A Travelodge tramp (his phrase)? A middle-class dropout with a gift for bullshit (also his phrase)? A toxicologist of the twenty-first-century landscape? A...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus & Giroux 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SINCLAIR, IAIN SIN

Vanderbilt, Gloria

Summary: The personal story of the renowned fashion designer discusses the fierce custody battle between her mother and aunt that marked her childhood, her affairs with such men as Howard Hughes and Frank Sinatra, and her marriages.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 VANDERBILT, GLORIA Vanderbilt

Summary: John James Audubon's story is dramatic and surprising. He was not born in America, but saw more of the North American continent than virtually anyone alive. His growing apprehension about the destruction of nature became his prophecy. As an artist and naturalist his achievements were monumental. John James Audubon: Drawn from Nature creates a meaningful portrait of Art and Science in the first...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2016

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

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