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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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
Copies Available at Woodmere2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Great DVD 759 World 2010
Summary: "A sensual portrait of Manet's last years, and a vibrant testament to the endurance of the artistic spirit. Suffering from the complications of syphilis toward the end of his life, Édouard Manet begins to jot down his daily impressions, reflections, and memories in a notebook. Between healing respites in the French countryside and holding court in his Paris studio, he finds inspiration in...
Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2021
Copies Available at Kingsley1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC GIB
Summary: "Picasso & Matisse. Manet & Degas. Pollack & de Kooning. Lucian Freud & Francis Bacon. This is the story of four pairs of artists -- each linked by friendship and a spirit of competitiveness. Taken together, they form an impressive lineage stretching across more than 150 years. But in each case, these relationships had a flashpoint, a damaging psychological event that seemed to mark both an end...
Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 700 SME
Summary: Presents the life and accomplishments of the French artist known for his founding of the impressionist school of painting, discusses his famous paintings, and examines how his paintings bridged the worlds of traditional and modern art.
Publisher / Publication Date: New Forest Press 2010
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 759.44 MAN
Summary: Presents an introduction to philosophy, covering the origins of the discipline, some of the major figures of the past, and philosophical issues which still continue to be debated in the present day.
Publisher / Publication Date: Adams Media 2013