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Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Summary: A comprehensive record of the greatest achievements in the history of western art from the medieval era to the post-impressionist world, from Botticelli to Van Gogh.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kultur 2006

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

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS

Mühlberger, Richard.

Summary: Explores such art topics as style, composition, color, and subject matter as they relate to twelve works by Degas.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Museum of Art/Viking 2002

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 759.44 DEG

Vreeland, Susan.

Summary: Renoir is inspired to paint "Luncheon of the boating party" when his other work is criticized by Emile Zola, and while doing so is drawn into lives of the thirteen people featured in it as they enjoy a Parisian summer during the late 1800s.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC VRE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Vreel

Gerstein, Marc Saul.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hudson Hills Press 1989

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 759.407 Gerstein

Rubio, Salva

Summary: From many years without recognition, money and yet a family to raise, all the way to great success, critically and financially, Monet pursued insistently one vision: catching the light in painting, refusing to compromise on this ethereal pursuit. It cost him dearly but he was a beacon for his contemporaries. We discover in this comics biography how he came to this vision as well as his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: NBM Publishing 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 741.5 RUB

Wiggins, Colin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dorling Kindersley 1993

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 759.056 WIG

Summary: "Includes essays by Richard J. Wattenmaker and Anne Distel."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1995

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2 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 759.4 GRE
Call number: OVS 759.4 KNO

Gogh, Vincent van

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: H.L. Levin Associates 1986

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 759.9492 VAN

Contents: pt. 1. Impressionism in France / by Peter H. Feist -- pt. 2. Impressionism in Europe and North America / by Beatrice von Bismarck ... [et al.].

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barnes & Noble Books 2000

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 709 IMP

Denvir, Bernard

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bulfinch Press 1993

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 759.409 DEN

Stuckey, Charles F.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hudson Hills Press 1987

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 759.4 STU

Feist, Peter H.

Contents: Renoir's family, friends and teachers, 1841-1867 -- A new style of art, 1867-1871 -- The great decade of Impressionism, 1872-1883 -- Masterpieces of realist Impressionism -- The crisis of Impressionism and the "dry period," 1883-1887 -- Sickness and old age, 1888-1919 -- Renoir's late works -- Pierre-Auguste Renoir, 1841-1919 : his life and work.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: B. Taschen 1987

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 759.4 FEI

Fell, Derek.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carol Southern Books 1994

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 712 FEL

Summary: Claude Monet recalls the story of the Impressionists - a movement that shook the foundation of the art world. He and fellow painters Auguste Renoir and Frederic Bazille begin a forty-year struggle against the Salon, the annual state art exhibition. Overcoming criticism, poverty and misfortune, Monet along with his counterparts eventually achieve the success they had only dreamed about.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Koch Entertainment 2006

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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MetroBooks 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 759.054 IMP

Welton, Jude.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dorling Kindersley 1993

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 759.409 WEL

Courthion, Pierre.

Summary: Surveys the development of impressionist art, with reproductions of more than 145 paintings.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: H. N. Abrams 1972

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 759.054 COU

Mayhew, James

Summary: On a hot day, Katie and her grandmother visit the art museum, where Katie climbs into the paintings of pointillist artists Seurat, Pisarro, and Signac. Includes information about pointillism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books 2005

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MAY

Denvir, Bernard

Summary: Explains the movement, its artists, and the era in which they worked.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mallard Press 1990

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Harris, Lois V.

Summary: Uses photographs and period paintings to illustrate the biography of the impressionist painter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pelican 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 759.13 CAS

Knight, Joan.

Summary: The young daughter of American artists living in Giverny, France, in 1893, records in her journal her exciting trip to Paris to attend an Impressionist art exhibition. Includes biographical sketches of the artists featured in the story.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2003

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC KNI

Stuckey, Charles F.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thames and Hudson 1995

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 759.4 STU