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Harter, Jim.

Summary: The airport terminal, the most important building type in the world of transportation, is also the site of the most ambitious and innovative achievements in 20th-century architecture. From the timber runway used during the Wright Brothers' first powered flight to modern glass-and-steel structures, from military buildings housing fighter planes to public spaces for both travel and shopping,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Johns Hopkins University Press 2005

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 385 HAR

Barnes, Julian

Summary: "An extraordinary collection--hawk-eyed and understanding--from the Booker Prize-winning, best-selling author of The Sense of an Ending and Levels of Life. As Julian Barnes explains: "Flaubert believed that...great paintings required no words of explanation. Braque thought the ideal state would be reached when we said nothing at all in front of a painting....But it is a rare picture that stuns,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knope 2015

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 709.03 BAR

Summary: Sexualia takes a lavishly illustrated and expertly written look at human sexuality, its practices and traditions, in cultures from ancient times up through the present day. Written by an international team of cultural critics, scientists, and anthropologists, this book shows an astonishing variety of reactions to the possibilities and problems of sexuality in the course of history. Sexualia...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Könemann 2001

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 306.7 BIS

Summary: Notoriously camera-shy, Lewitt refused awards and rarely granted interviews, yet in this cinematic portrait, the pioneering conceptual American artist comes alive. Using extensive interviews and documentation of artwork installed around the world, director Chris Teerink explores the artist's work and philosophy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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

Hess, Barbara.

Contents: Willem de Kooning: An Erasure 6 -- From Rotterdam to New York 10 -- De Kooning's Women: Scandal and Success 30 -- De Kooning in East Hampton: Almost a Pastorale 50 -- Launching into the Third Dimension: Sculptures 62 -- Between Remembering and Forgetting: Late Paintings, the 1970s and 1980s 72.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Taschen 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 751.3 HES

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

Kleon, Austin.

Summary: Presents practical advice for increasing productivity on creative projects and improving their chances for success through strategies of networking and sharing works and ideas with like-minded members of the community and on the Internet.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Workman Publishing Company 2014

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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: Borgen explores the insular world of high-stakes Danish politics and the press corps that covers it in instantaneous, relentless news cycles. Birgitte Nyborg, the idealistic head of the moderate party, becomes prime minister of Denmark through a political fluke and has to quickly learn the ways of power. She's an altruistic public servant in an old boys' club and must master the art of the deal...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV BOR

Franklin, Ruth.

Summary: What is the difference between writing a novel about the Holocaust and fabricating a memoir? Are Holocaust writings, by their very nature, exempt from criticism and interpretation? Do narratives about the Holocaust have a special obligation to be truthful--that is, faithful to the facts of history? Is a fictional account of the Holocaust, in the words of Elie Wiesel, "an insult to the dead"? In...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 809 FRA

Summary: Pasolini's rendition of 8 of Boccaccio's tales. Includes lusty nuns who perform sexual "miracles," a cheating wife with a head for business, a dying con artist attempting a heavenly swindle, young lovers caught with their pants down, a servant who loses his head for love and a gullible farmer who tries to turn his wife into a mare.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2002

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN DEC

Spradlin, Michael P.

Summary: When his helicopter crashes in Kunar Province in Afghanistan, Lieutenant Jamal Jenkins is cut off from the forward base where the rest of his pararescue team is under fire--injured and captured by the Taliban Jenkins struggles to survive while the rest of his team sets out to find and rescue him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2018

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED SPR