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Summary: A co-production of American Masters and Florentine Films/Sherman Pictures, 'Alexander Calder' is the definitive portrait of the inventor of the mobile. This acclaimed film shows Calder at work in his studio, and features never-before-seen archival films and photographs. It includes contemporary shooting of dozens of works, seen as Calder meant them to be viewed, in dynamic motion. Interviewees...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2014

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Perl, Jed

Summary: "The concluding volume of the first authorized biography of one of the most important, influential, and beloved of 20th century sculptors, and one of the greatest artists in the cultural history of America--a vividly written, illuminating account of his triumphant later years. The concluding volume of this magnificent biography begins during World War II, when Calder--known to all as Sandy--and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CALDER, ALEXANDER PER

Morrison, Taylor.

Summary: A biography of the sculptor of the buffalo nickel, who grew up in the Dakota Territory where Sioux children were his playmates, buffalo robes were his blankets, and the town whittler was his art teacher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Hunter, Sam

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abbeville Press 1978

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 730.924 HUN

Summary: An artistic biography of one of the few women in the world working in monumental sculpture.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Perl, Jed

Summary: Alexander Calder is one of the most beloved and widely admired artists of the twentieth century. Anybody who has ever set foot in a museum knows him as the inventor of the mobile, America's unique contribution to modern art. But only now, forty years after the artist's death, is the full story of his life being told in this biography,which is based on unprecedented access to Calder's letters...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CALDER, ALEXANDER PER

Summary: A portrait of one of the pre-eminent artists of the 20th century, and the inventor of an art form, the mobile. Shows Calder at work in his studio, includes archival films and photographs, and features interviews with contemporaries.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Herrera, Hayden.

Summary: "From the author of Arshile Gorky, a major biography of the great American sculptor that redefines his legacy"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 NOGUCHI, ISAMU HER

Summary: "Meet contemporary artists at work and speaking in their own words- direct, accessible, and unfiltered ... This unique four-hour series spotlights 17 artists working in the United States today, and invites viewers behind the working in scenes to see artists at work in their homes, communities, and unexpected sites- from an old-growth forest to a military base to a film set. The artists,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Art21, Inc. 2007

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

Thomas, William G.

Summary: The story of the longest and most complex legal challenge to slavery in American history, in which a number of enslaved families challenged their bondage in court.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.3 THO

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