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Summary: New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art introduces a new fashion exhibition with a gala event every year on the first Monday of May. A grand fashion and cultural exhibit fundraiser for the museum's Costume Institute, the event is attended by A-list celebrities. The film gives a behind-the-scenes look at the the exhibition "China: Behind the Look Glass," conceived and organized by Met curator...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Paris, Capital of Fashion accompanies a major exhibition at The Museum at FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology), New York's only museum dedicated solely to the art of fashion. This lavishly-illustrated book is edited by MFIT's director and chief curator, Valerie Steele, also the author of the acclaimed Paris Fashion: A Cultural History. This new book opens with an important essay on how and why...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Visual Arts 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 746.92 PAR

Summary: "Shall Not Be Denied: Women Fight for the Vote tells the story of the long campaign for women's suffrage - considered the largest reform movement in American history - which lasted more than seven decades. The struggle was not for the fainthearted. For years, determined women organized, lobbied, paraded, petitioned, lectured, picketed and faced imprisonment. The book is a profusely illustrated...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rutgers University Press in association with the Library of Congress 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.6 SHA

Summary: This book takes readers inside the public displays as well as private cabinets, storerooms, and vaults to learn the stories of its most fascinating and significant pieces. Curators from thirteen Smithsonian museums and archives crafted this immersive exploration to illuminate the full scope of the political, military, social, and cultural climate of the era. In 150 entries to honor the 150th...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7074 SMI

Summary: "Explores the visual history of American labor through portraiture by major American artists"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 SWE

Summary: A revolution is taking place in the art world and it isn't happening in Paris, Berlin or Hong Kong, but in Grand Rapids, Michigan. ArtPrize is the most highly attended art show in the world, and it awards cash prizes larger than all other competitions combined. International critics and enormous crowds pack bars, galleries and abandoned buildings all over town, taking in over 1,500 works from...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Summary: In the period of radical change that was 1963-1983, young black artists at the beginning of their careers in the USA confronted key questions and pressures. How could they make art that would stand as innovative, original, formally and materially complex, while also making work that reflected their concerns and experience as black Americans? This significant new publication, accompanying an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tate Publishing 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 SOU

Berger, Martin A.

Summary: Photographers shot millions of pictures of the black civil rights struggle between the close of World War II and the early 1970s, yet most Americans today can recall just a handful of images that look remarkably similar. In the popular imagination, the civil rights movement is remembered in dramatic photographs of protestors attacked with police dogs and fire hoses, firebombs and shotguns, tear...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University Of California 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.119 FRE

Winogrand, Garry

Summary: Presents a retrospective of work by twentieth-century American photographer Garry Winogrand, arranged thematically in nine categories, and includes an essay on the life and career of the artist, as well as a chronology.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Museum of Modern Art 1988

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 779 WIN

Summary: A full career retrospective of one of the greatest and most popular living artists, lavishly illustrated with works from across the artist's six-decade career David Hockney has been delighting and challenging audiences for almost sixty years. Working in an extraordinarily wide range of media with equal measures of wit and intelligence, his art has examined, probed and questioned how the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: TATE Publishing 2017

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 702 HOCKNEY DAV

Summary: Complementing the British Library exhibit, provides an overview of the Hogwarts curriculum, covering thousands of years of magic history and displaying artifacts released from the Library's archives, previously-unseen materials, and items from throughout the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 823 HAR

Bakker, Nienke

Summary: The mental state of Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) has been a perennial source of discussion and conjecture since his death by suicide. Was he mentally ill or a genius? What was the precise nature of Van Gogh's illness? Did it influence his work? This intriguing publication examines how Van Gogh's mental condition revealed itself in 1888 and how he struggled with it throughout his life. Van...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mercatorfonds 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 VAN GOGH, VINCENT BAK

Baum, Kelly

Summary: Addressing the maniacal, eccentric, and disorienting in artworks made between 1950 and 1980, Delirious situates a fascination with the absurd and irrational within the context of the violence and brutality witnessed during World War II as well as the rapid expansion of industrial capitalism in the 1950s. Skepticism of science and technology--along with fear of its capability to promote mass...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Museum of Art 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 BAU

Summary: Since the 19th century, the women of Gee's Bend in southern Alabama have created stunning, vibrant quilts. Beautifully illustrated with 350 color illustrations, 30 black-and-white illustrations, and charts, Gee's Bend to Rehoboth is being·released in conjunction with a national exhibition tour including The Museum of Fine Art, Houston, and the Whitney Museum of American Art.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tinwood Books 2003

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 746.46 GEE

Summary: The team from the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art crisscrossed the nation to find contemporary art happening in unexpected places.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Junker, Patricia A.

Summary: As counterpoint to all his other work, especially in the 1880s, they serve to underscore Homer's passion for and dedication to fly-fishing. Examines Homer's lifelong devotion to fishing as it related to his connection to the American landscape, and his extraordinary ability to evoke the atmosphere of pastoral locales. Over 180 color and b/w figures, plates and photographs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thames & Hudson 2003

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: 702 HOMER JUN

Mundy, Jennifer

Summary: Damaged, attacked, rejected, destroyed, transient - there are many ways that art can become lost. With work by Marcel Duchamp, Wassily Kandinsky, Frida Kahlo, Joseph Beuys, John Baldessari, Rachel Whiteread and Lucian Freud, this is a lively look at a often little considered aspect of contemporary art.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 MUN

Ryan, Kate

Summary: Hotham Street Ladies: A Book for Kids! takes its inspiration from Australian domestic traditions, home life and baking for friends and family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 708.99 Ryan 2013

Summary: "The German photographic movement commonly known as the Dusseldorf School of Photography has become synonymous with artistic excellence and innovation. It began in the mid-1970s at the Kunstakademie Dusseldorf, under the instruction of the photographers Bernd and Hilla Becher, known for their comparative grids of mundane industrial buildings captured with an objective and clinical eye. This...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aperture 2009

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 779 DUS

Summary: Edvard Munch (1863-1944) is best known today as a painter, but his reputation was in fact established through his prints, which were central to his creative process. His printmaking was experimental and innovative, and he continually revisited the subjects of his paintings in striking prints, in which he evoked a wide range of emotion and mood through the use of varied techniques. Munch's early...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thames and Hudson 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 759.81 EDV

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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1 available in Adult Display, Call number: 746 CHA

Domínguez Ortiz, Antonio.

Summary: Substantive essays examine the world of seventeenth-century Spain and the path that Velazquez followed in his courtly and artistic career; with assessments of each of the pictures, comparative illustrations of all of the artist's major works and representative paintings by his contemporaries.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Museum of Art 1989

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

Storrer, William Allin

Summary: From sprawling houses to compact bungalows and from world-famous museums to a still-working gas station, Frank Lloyd Wright's designs can be found in nearly every corner of the country. While the renowned architect passed away more than fifty years ago, researchers and enthusiasts are still uncovering structures that should be attributed to him. William Allin Storrer is one of the experts...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Chicago Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 720.92 STO

Summary: The best single-source volume for listings, identification and values of nationally used bank notes. A reference guide to paper money minted from 1368 through 1960 that provides prices for 27,500 bank note varieties with values in three grades of preservation; more than 12,000 images to assist in easy identification; easy to follow charts to aid in prompt cataloging; current and completely...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Krause Publications 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 737.4 STA

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