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Summary: An artist falls for a young married woman while he's commissioned to paint her portrait during the Tulip mania of seventeenth century Amsterdam.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE TUL

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

Merlant, Noemie

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Distribution 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY FOREIGN POR

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Churnin, Nancy

Summary: "Growing up in the late 19th century, Laura Wheeler Waring didn't see any artists who looked like her. She didn't see any paintings of people who looked like her, either. So when she was offered a commission to paint portraits of accomplished African Americans, she jumped at the chance. Writers, singers, political activists, and thinkers all posed for her. Now her portraits hang in Washington,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Creston Books, LLC 2020

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New Youth Materials, Call number: J 921 WAR

Summary: Young & innocent: Robert is the estranged husband of a beautiful actress with a bad reputation. When he discovers her lifeless body on the beach, he is mistaken for the murderer and soon finds himself on the run, learning that the murder makes for very strange bedfellows.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by BCI Eclipse 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER ALF

Lucidon, Amanda

Summary: "A collection of striking and intimate photographs of Michelle Obama--many never before seen--coupled with personal reflections and behind-the-scenes stories from Official White House Photographer Amanda Lucidon, presented in a deluxe format. Michelle Obama is one of the most admired First Ladies in history, known for her grace, spirit, and beauty, as well as for the amazing work she did...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ten Speed Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.932 LUC

Summary: National Geographic follows Pete Souza, the President's photographer inside the Obama White House, aboard Air Force One, backstage at the State of the Union, and into the heart of the West Wing. It's a behind-the-scenes look at the everyday grit of the American presidency and a chance to see what it's like to cover the most powerful man in the world, for history. Features intimate interviews...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Explores the mind and motivations of Pablo Picasso as he creates over fifteen works before the camera. Using a specially designed transparent 'canvas' to provide an unobstructed view, Picasso creates as the camera records. He begins with simple works that take shape after only a single brush stroke. He then progresses to more complex paintings, in which he repeatedly adds and removes elements,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Milestone Film & Video 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Momaday, N. Scott

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Based on an Indian myth about a boy who turns into a bear, this mystic novel concerns a young artist who confronts his unusual destiny with the aid of the beautiful medicine woman who loves him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperPerennial 1990

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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WOL

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

McGee, Parker.

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Ensign Music Corporation and Parker McGee Music 1982

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Kane, Brian M.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flesk Publications 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Modesitt, L. E.

Summary: Rhennthyl and Seliora are married and have a small daughter, and Rhennthyl has proven to be an effective patrol captain as well as a strong imager. But problems are increasing: a new addictive drug is destroying more people faster, including a member of Rhenn's family, mysterious explosions rock the city of L'Excelsis, and the country's most powerful enemy is expected to go to war any day.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MOD

Murakami, Haruki

Summary: "The much-anticipated new novel from the internationally acclaimed, best-selling author of 1Q84 and Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage, Killing Commendatore is an epic tour de force of love and loneliness, war and art--as well as a loving homage to The Great Gatsby--and a stunning work of imagination from one of our greatest writers"-- A painter retreats into a solitary house...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MUR

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MUR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MUR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Murakami

Pears, Iain.

Summary: Journeying to a remote French island to sit for a portrait that is painted by his tormented artist friend, an influential London art critic recalls the early years of their friendship, and his own influence over aspiring artists.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PEA

Coward, Rosalind.

Summary: Supplemented by many never before published photographs, offers a personal look at the woman known for her humanitarian inspiration to the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews McMeel Pub. 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 921 DIA

Moggach, Deborah.

Summary: In Amsterdam in the 1630s, a young wife escapes her stifling marriage to an older man into the arms of the artist who is hired to paint their portrait.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOG

Russell, Josh.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RUS

Summary: "Centers on a revolutionary machine that allows scientists to enter and record a subject's dream. After it is stolen, a fearless detective and a brilliant therapist join forces to recover the device before it falls into the hands of a 'dream terrorist'"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME PAP

Jennings, Kate F.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: JG Press 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 759.1 JEN

Modesitt, L. E.

Summary: Apprentice portraitist Rhennthyl begins training as a covert operative after he discovers that he has the magical ability called Imaging. When his martial training kicks into high gear though, an unknown assassin tries to kill him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOD

Modesitt, L. E.

Summary: "The saga of the Imager Quaeryt, Commander in the forces of Lord Bhayar, reaches a new climax as the great struggle to unify the continent of Lydar enters its final phase. Only the land of Khel remains uncommitted to Bhayar's rule. Their decision could mean a lasting peace, or more conflict across an already war-ravaged realm. While the conqueror of Bovaria awaits emissaries to arrive with news...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor Books 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOD

Gleeson, Janet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GLE

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