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Hewitt, Catherine

Summary: A richly told biography of Suzanne Valadon, the illegitimate daughter of a provincial linen maid who became famous as a model for the Impressionists and later as a painter in her own right. Catherine Hewitt tells the remarkable tale of an ambitious, headstrong woman fighting to find a professional voice in a male-dominated world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 VALADON, SUZANNE HEW

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B VALADON HEW

Summary: An absorbing portrait of the filmmaker David Lynch, as well as an intimate encounter with the man himself. From the privacy of his home and painting studio in the Hollywood Hills, a candid Lynch conjures people and places from his past, from his boyhood in Idaho and Virginia to his experiences at art school in Boston and Philadelphia to the beginnings of his filmmaking career in Los Angeles, in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2017

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

Klaussmann, Liza

Summary: A tale based on the real-life inspirations for Fitzgerald's Tender Is the Night finds expats Sara and Gerald Murphy sharing freewheeling days, hosting parties and hiding heartbreaking secrets in the 1920s French Riviera.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown, and Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KLA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KLA

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rutgers University Press 1991

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 759.13 LET

Summary: Naturalist and nineteenth century painter, John James Audubon was one of the most remarkable men of early America. The program brings to life his timeless paintings with dazzling footage of the living birds he immortalized, and celebrates visually the natural world he described in his writings. Interviews reveal the man, explore his art, and put his groundbreaking work in modern perspective.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: Focusing on eight iconic works of art, this series reveals the history of visual imagination through the ages. A combination of reconstruction, photography and storytelling transport the viewer back to the intense moments when great works were conceived and born: the murderous, messianic world of Baroque Rome; opulent, parvenu Amsterdam; paranoid, revolutionary Paris; Victorian England...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2007

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

Cowell, Stephanie.

Summary: Falling in love against the backdrop of nineteenth-century Paris, struggling impressionist artist Claude Monet and the enigmatic Camille Doucieux carve out a life together that is threatened by Camille's dark past.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COW

Heiligman, Deborah

Summary: "The true story of the relationship between brothers Theo and Vincent van Gogh"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 920 HEI

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2 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 920 HEI

Moyle, Franny

Summary: The extraordinary life of J.M.W Turner, one of Britain's most admired, misunderstood and celebrated artists. Turner is Britain's most famous landscape painter. Yet beyond his artistic achievements, little is known of the man himself and the events of his life: the tragic committal of his mother to a lunatic asylum, the personal sacrifices he made to effect his stratospheric rise, and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TURNER, J.M.W. MOY

Stevenson, D. E. (Dorothy Emily)

Summary: A stranger came to town and stole her heart. Sue Pringle has never met anyone like John Darnay before. A painter who roams the countryside with brush in hand, Darnay is so absorbed in his art that he can barely remember to feed himself-a stark contrast to the practical shopkeepers and shepherds of her tiny village. Working as his housekeeper allows Sue to observe the eccentric Darnay unnoticed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2017

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC STE

Venezia, Mike

Summary: "Introduces the reader to the artist Georgia O'Keeffe"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 O'Keefe 2015

Summary: An intimately epic exploration of the convergence between artistry and eroticism. Edouard Frenhofer is a reclusive painter living in the French countryside with his wife. Their lives are radically upended with the arrival of a younger artist and his girlfriend, who becomes the muse that awakens Edouard's fading passions. Rivette creates a layered character study, while also offering an...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cohen Media Group 2018

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Black, Robin (Robin E.)

Summary: "Augusta and Owen are living a quiet country life of companionship and artistic creation--she a painter, he a writer--until Alison, a beautiful British woman, moves in to the previously unoccupied cottage next door. As Gus and Owen's life becomes intertwined with Alison's, past betrayals, losses, and new desires come to a head"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BLA

Brock, Amber

Summary: Enduring a life of lonely desperation in spite of her beauty, pedigree, and Park Avenue penthouse, Vera is drawn to a secretive French artist who is painting a mural in her coveted building, a relationship that reminds her about a talented forger from her past who nearly cost her everything.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

Kane, Brian M.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flesk Publications 2006

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

Mujica, Barbara Louise.

Summary: Presents a fictionalized account of the tumultuous marriage between artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera as seen through the eyes of Frida's sister, Cristina.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Overlook Press 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MUJ

Palombo, Alyssa

Summary: "A girl as beautiful as Simonetta Cattaneo never wants for marriage proposals in 15th Century Italy, but she jumps at the chance to marry Marco Vespucci. Marco is young, handsome and well-educated. Not to mention he is one of the powerful Medici family's favored circle. Even before her marriage with Marco is set, Simonetta is swept up into Lorenzo and Giuliano de' Medici's glittering circle of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAL

Walters, A. V.

Summary: The Emma Caites Way is the story of two lives separated by decades, yet intertwined. At the turn of the last century, the California Arts & Crafts movement and, in particular, the Plein Air Movement of painters, were hailed for their contributions and their new way of seeing landscape and light. One such artist, Emma Caites, was a woman outside her own time. Though she faded into obscurity, her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Two Rock Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL

Wolff, Isabel.

Summary: At thirty-five, Gabriella Graham--"Ella" to her family and friends--has already made a name for herself as a successful portrait artist in London. She can capture the essential truth in each of her subjects' faces--a tilt of the chin, a glint in the eye--and immortalize it on canvas. This gift has earned Ella commissions from royals and regular folks alike. Ella realizes that there is so much...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WOL

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Museyon Guides 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 914.04561 MUS

2 holds on 3 copies

Summary: The life and controversial death of Vincent Van Gogh told by his paintings and by the characters that inhabit them. The intrigue unfolds through dramatic reconstructions of the events leading up to his death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinedigm Entertainment Corp. 2018

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA LOV

Fankhouser, Kris

Summary: "Discover how Mexican artist, Frida Kahlo, who was severely injured in a bus accident at age 18, taught herself to paint and became known for her striking self-portraits"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, Inc. 2018

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

Natsume, Sōseki

Summary: "Natsume Soseki's Kusamakura follows its nameless young artist-narrator on a meandering walking tour of the mountains. At the inn at a hot spring resort, he has a series of mysterious encounters with Nami, the lovely young daughter of the establishment. Nami, or 'beauty, ' is the center of this elegant novel, the still point around which the artist moves and the enigmatic subject of Soseki's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NAT

Rogerson, Margaret

Summary: Isobel is a prodigy portrait artist with a dangerous set of clients: the sinister fair folk, immortal creatures who cannot bake bread, weave cloth, or put a pen to paper without crumbling to dust. They crave human Craft with a terrible thirst, and Isobel's paintings are highly prized. But when she receives her first royal patron--Rook, the autumn prince--she makes a terrible mistake. She paints...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC ROG

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC ROG