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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

Burgess, Matthew

Summary: Truly devoted to the idea of public art, Haring created murals wherever he went. Often seen drawing in white chalk on the matte black paper of unused advertising space in the subway, Haring's iconic pop art and graffiti-like style transformed the New York City underground in the 1980s. A member of the LGBTQ community, Haring died tragically at the age of thirty-one from AIDS-related...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enchanted Lion Books 2020

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

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

Musso, Guillaume

Summary: Paris, un atelier d'artiste caché au fond d'une allée verdoyante. Madeline l'a loué pour s'y reposer et s'isoler. À la suite d'une méprise, cette jeune flic londonienne y voit débarquer Gaspard, un écrivain misanthrope venu des États-Unis pour écrire dans la solitude. Ces deux écorchés vifs sont contraints de cohabiter quelques jours. L'atelier a appartenu au célèbre peintre Sean Lorenz et...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: XO Editions 2017

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1 available in Foreign Language, Call number: 468 MUS FRENCH

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

Pilcher, Alex

Summary: "Over the last century, many artists have made works that challenge dominant models of gender and sexuality. The results can be sexy or serious, satirical or tender, discreetly coded or defiantly outspoken. This book illustrates the wide variety of queer art from around the world -- exploring bodies and identity, love and desire, prejudice and protest through drawing, painting, photography,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tate Publishing 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 700 PIL

Summary: "For many, Milton Glaser is the personification of American graphic design. Best known for co-founding New York Magazine and creating the enduring I (heart) NY campaign, the full breadth of Glaser's remarkable artistic output is revealed in this documentary portrait, Milton Glaser: to inform & delight. From newspapers and magazine designs, to interior spaces, logos and brand identities, to his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

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

Summary: "The Kresge Eminent Artist Award celebrates an exceptonal artist in the visual, performing or literary arts for lifelong professional achievements and dedication to metropolitan Detroit's cultural community. Marie Woo is the 2020 Kresge Eminent Artist. This monograph celebrates her life and work."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Kresge Foundation 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 700.92 CHR

Chaich, John

Summary: Queer Threads: Crafting Identity and Community showcases twenty-nine artists who are moving through the narrow space that is gay or straight, biological or social, craft and fine art and doing so explicitly through their work in fiber and textile. Loaded with gender connotations and power hierarchies, fiber-based handicrafts such as crochet, embroidery, knitting, macrame, quilting, and sewing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ammo 2017

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Stahr, Celia

Summary: "The riveting story of how three years spent in the United States transformed Frida Kahlo into the artist we know today Mexican artist Frida Kahlo adored adventure. In November, 1930, she was thrilled to realize her dream of traveling to the United States to live in San Francisco, Detroit, and New York. Still, leaving her family and her country for the first time was monumental. Only...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KAHLO, FRIDA STA

Summary: Examines Banksy's story, from his roots in a criminal subculture to his rise as the leader of an art revolution.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Chavez, Matthew

Summary: "In this DIY guide, Chavez shows young readers how to create their very own art projects with a purpose. Young artists will be inspired to share their own perspectives and make a difference in their own worlds-from their homes to schools to neighborhoods and the whole broader world"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Children's Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 700.1 CHA

Scott, Joyce (Joyce Wallace)

Summary: "An introduction to the life and art of Judith Scott, a renowned artist"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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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

Herbert, Kari

Summary: Profiles fifteen notable women artists, including Georgia O'Keefe, Faith Ringgold, Frida Kahlo, and Tove Jansson.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thames & Hudson 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 709.22 HER

Arrow, Emily

Summary: "Beloved children's entertainer Emily Arrow's first picture book, perfect for (little) makers everywhere: a story about finding a space to create! A young bunny makes the rounds of a studio building, taking in all the different artists in their habitats. Making, thinking, sharing, performing . . . but can our bunny find the perfect space to let imagination shine? In this charming ode to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tundra 2020

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Smith, Anna Deavere.

Summary: From "the most exciting individual in American theater" (Newsweek), here is Anna Deavere Smith's brass-tacks advice to aspiring artists of all stripes. In vividly anecdotal letters to the young BZ, she addresses the full spectrum of issues that people starting out will face: from questions of confidence, discipline, and self-esteem, to fame, failure, and fear, to staying healthy, presenting...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 700 Smith

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

Summary: The two-disc set contains episodes 92-104 of the anime. With Buu out of commission, and in order to complete their roster, Goku recruits an old enemy as the seventh Universe₂s final teammate. However, the other universes aren₂t keen on letting this new foe join the fight. The stage is set, and the Tournament of Power finally starts! Can the Z Fighters last against an onslaught of targeted...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME DRA

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

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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Pearsall, Shelley.

Summary: "In 1963, thirteen-year-old Arthur is sentenced to community service helping the neighborhood Junk Man after he throws a brick at the old man's head in a moment of rage, but the junk he collects might be more important than he suspects. Inspired by the work of American folk artist James Hampton"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC PEA

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC PEA

Spiegelman, Nadja

Summary: "A memoir of mothers and daughters -- and mothers as daughters -- traced through four generations, from Paris to New York and back again. For a long time, Nadja Spiegelman believed her mother was a fairy. More than her famous father, Mauscreator Art Spiegelman, and even more than most mothers, hers -- French-born New Yorker art director Françoise Mouly -- exerted a force over reality that was...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SPIEGELMAN, NADJA SPI

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Summary: This elaborately produced documentary series made up of six episodes plunges into Parisian life at the beginning of the twentieth century, a hotbed of artistic creation with the blossoming of Fauvism, Cubism, Dadaism, and Surrealism. Through illustrations, animation and stunning original archival footage, the films trace the highs and lows, scandals and celebrations, tragedies, and the triumphs...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV ADV

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