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

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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Stanley, Diane.

Summary: A biography of the Renaissance sculptor, painter, architect, and poet, well known for his work on the Sistine Chapel in Rome's St. Peter's Cathedral.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2000

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

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King, Ross

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker & Company 2002

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Reid, Kathleen

Summary: "Rose Maning longs to wake up every morning in Florence, Italy, to a view of the Duomo and terra cotta rooftops dancing in the sunrise. So she flies across the pond with her best friend Zoey for a fun-filled house hunt. For the first time in her people-pleasing life, schoolteacher Rose uses her savings to do exactly what she wants to do: buy an apartment and pursue painting. Rose is passionate...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Köehler Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC REI

Holub, Joan

Summary: Learn all about artists who changed history in this engaging and colorful board book perfect for creators-in-training!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD HOL

Wallace, William E.

Summary: As he entered his seventies, the great Italian Renaissance artist Michelangelo despaired that his productive years were past. Anguished by the death of friends and discouraged by the loss of commissions to younger artists, this supreme painter and sculptor began carving his own tomb. It was at this unlikely moment that fate intervened to task Michelangelo with the most ambitious and daunting...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MICHELANGELO BUONARROTI WAL

Venezia, Mike

Summary: Describes the life of the Italian Renaissance artist and examines some of his paintings and sculptures.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Set Artist Bio 921 Michelangelo 2015

Michelangelo Buonarroti

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1970

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 851.2 MIC

Murdock, Catherine Gilbert

Summary: Using a mysterious wardrobe that allows them to travel through time, two eleven-year-olds, Federico a boy from the Italian Renaissance and Bee a girl from present-day New Jersey, work together to prevent the bickering between two great artists from changing the future.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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Ragionieri, Pina.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: High Museum of Art 2001

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Copplestone, Trewin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gramercy 1998

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 759.45 COP

Milande, Véronique.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 1996

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 709.2 MIC

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press, London in association with the Detroit Institute of Arts 2002

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 709.45 MED

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: H.N. Abrams 1994

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 759.563 SIS

Unger, Miles.

Summary: "The life of perhaps the most famous, most revolutionary artist in history, told through the stories of six of his magnificent masterpieces"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MICHELANGELO BUONARROTI UNG

Jones, Jonathan.

Summary: Recounts the Renaissance artistic competition between Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo to paint the legendary "lost" masterpieces "The Battle of Anghiari" and "The Battle of Cascina" on the wall of the Great Council Hall in the Palazzo Vecchio.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2012

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Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 1980

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Coughlan, Robert

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Time, inc. 1966

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Stone, Irving

Summary: Dramatizes the life of the Renaissance artistic genius Michelangelo, recalls his love affairs, his disputes with cardinals and popes, and his years of working on the Sistine Chapel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STO

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