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Musso, Guillaume

Summary: Paris, un atelier d'artiste caché au fond d'une allée verdoyante. Madeline l'a loué pour s'y reposer et s'isoler. À la suite d'une méprise, cette jeune flic londonienne y voit débarquer Gaspard, un écrivain misanthrope venu des États-Unis pour écrire dans la solitude. Ces deux écorchés vifs sont contraints de cohabiter quelques jours. L'atelier a appartenu au célèbre peintre Sean Lorenz et...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: XO Editions 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Foreign Language, Call number: 468 MUS FRENCH

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: 921 VALADON, SUZANNE HEW

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B VALADON HEW

Summary: An ex-GI loves Paris and loves even more an alluring, but engaged, perfume-shop clerk.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD AME

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KLA

Summary: Hilma af Klint was an abstract artist before the term existed, a visionary, trailblazing figure who, inspired by spiritualism, modern science, and the riches of the natural world around her, began in 1906 to reel out a series of huge, colorful, sensual, strange works without precedent in painting. The subject of a recent smash retrospective at the Guggenheim Museum, af Klint was for years an...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC BEY

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rutgers University Press 1991

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 759.13 LET

Lowell, Joanna

Summary: "When an artist and a duke cross paths in the bustling London slums, an unlikely love story begins and their lives will be forever changed. Royal Academy painting student Lucy Coover quickly comes to the aid of the naked drunkard she stumbles upon one evening in the Shoreditch slums. If only she could banish his lovely form from her dreams as easily. Instead, she finds herself compelled to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jove 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC LOW

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: With editing completed by filmmaker Ken Kobland after the death of director/producer Marion Cajori, this movie describes the life and work of an artist who has reinvented portraiture. Close photographs his subjects, blows up the image to gigantic proportions, divides it into a detailed grid and then uses a complex set of colors and patterning to reconstruct each face. The artist describes his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthouse Films 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Auguste Renoir experienced the loss of his wife, the pains of old age, and bad news from the front: his son Jean is injured. But a girl, Andree, appeared in his life as a miracle, the old man will infuse energy that only waited. Bursting with vitality and radiant beauty, Andree is the latest model of the painter, his fountain of youth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Mongrel Media 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Bolander, Brooke

Summary: Early in the twentieth century, a group of female factory workers in Newark, New Jersey, slowly died of radiation poisoning. Around the same time an Indian elephant was deliberately and publicly put to death by electricity in Coney Island. These are matters of historical fact. Now these two tragedies are intertwined in a dark alternate history of rage, radioactivity, and wrongs crying out to be...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tom Doherty Associates 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BOL

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COW

Gibbon, Maureen

1 hold on 1 copy

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC GIB

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 920 HEI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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 Set Artist Bio 921 O'Keefe 2015

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Museyon Guides 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.04561 MUS

Summary: "Losing Ground tells the story of a marriage of two remarkable people, both at a crossroads in their lives. Sara Rogers, a black professor of philosophy, is embarking on an intellectual quest to understand 'ecstasy' just as her painter husband Victor sets off on a more earthly exploration of joy"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: The documentary takes viewers on an eye-opening journey through the life and work of the great Salvador Dali and his longtime muse and collaborator, Gala. The film begins in 1929, a crucial year in Dali's life and career, as he joined the surrealist group and met Gala, and ends in 1989, the year of his passing. Using archival footage, images, and documents (many of them never before used in a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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