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Spiegelman, Nadja

Summary: "A memoir of mothers and daughters -- and mothers as daughters -- traced through four generations, from Paris to New York and back again. For a long time, Nadja Spiegelman believed her mother was a fairy. More than her famous father, Mauscreator Art Spiegelman, and even more than most mothers, hers -- French-born New Yorker art director Françoise Mouly -- exerted a force over reality that was...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SPIEGELMAN, NADJA SPI

Khor, Shing Yin

Summary: "An illustrated comic travelogue about an American immigrant driving alone through all that's left of "The Mother Road," Route 66"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zest Books 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 KHO

Loh-Hagan, Virginia

Summary: "Who were history's most creative artists? Who was voted 'Best Visionary?' In the History's Yearbook series, readers will learn about the amazing and diverse women in history. In Girl Artists, readers will discover and rediscover their favorite heroines and learn about top women artists who have made an impact. Each book in this series is written at a higher maturity level using considerate...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: [Cherry Lake Publishing] 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 704 LOH

Krentz, Jayne Ann

Summary: "A broken promise reveals a terrifying legacy in this electrifying novel from the New York Times bestselling author of When All the Girls Have Gone. A painter of fiery, nightmarish visions throws herself into the sea--but she'll leave some of her secrets behind ... Seattle gallery owner Virginia Troy has spent years battling the demons that stem from her childhood time in a cult and the night a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KRE

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KRE

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KRE

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Krentz 2018

Finck, Liana

Summary: "Passing for Human is what Finck calls 'a neurological coming-of-age story,' one in which, through her childhood, human connection proved elusive and her most enduring relationships were with plants and rocks and imaginary friends; in which her mother was an artist whose creative life had been stifled by an unhappy first marriage and a deeply sexist society that seemed expressly designed to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018

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Herbert, Kari

Summary: Profiles fifteen notable women artists, including Georgia O'Keefe, Faith Ringgold, Frida Kahlo, and Tove Jansson.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thames & Hudson 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 709.22 HER

Woodward, Kay

Summary: Profiles twenty-five female trailblazers who overcame huge obstacles, including Catherine the Great, Zaha Hadid, and Valentina Tereshkova.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carlton Books Limited 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 WOO

Hesse, María

Summary: "Frida Kahlo fue algo más que dolor y angustia. Quiso ser fiel a su arrolladora personalidad y se convirtió en una artista llena de vida. Su pintura es sangre y sufrimiento, pero también fiesta, color. Fue una luchadora que decidió ponerse el mundo por montera, una mujer apasionada que no se conformó con estar a la sombra de su gran amor, el pintor Diego Rivera, y peleó por alcanzar cada uno de...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lumen 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 468 SPANISH HES

Summary: "The Kresge Eminent Artist Award celebrates an exceptonal artist in the visual, performing or literary arts for lifelong professional achievements and dedication to metropolitan Detroit's cultural community. Marie Woo is the 2020 Kresge Eminent Artist. This monograph celebrates her life and work."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Kresge Foundation 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 700.92 CHR

Krentz, Jayne Ann

Summary: After one of her artists sends her a painting before apparently taking her own life, Seattle gallery owner Virginia teams with private investigator Cabot Sutter to catch the true killer and uncover the truth about the cult they were a part of as children.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC KRE

Rose, M. J.

Summary: "In this riveting and richly drawn novel from "one of the master storytellers of historical fiction" (New York Times bestselling author Beatriz Williams), a talented young artist flees New York for Paris after one of her scandalous drawings reveals a dark secret--and triggers a terrible tragedy. In the wake of a dark and brutal World War, the glitz and glamour of 1925 Manhattan shine like a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Inc. 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROS

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROS

Feehan, Christine.

Summary: For five years, Viktor Prakenskii has put his life on hold in order to take down the world's most feared motorcycle club from the inside. But carrying out the insane violence and seeing the club's exploitation of the innocent has brought his traumatic past roaring back. And there's only one cure: to see the wife he left behind... Blythe Daniels thought she'd never see Viktor again after he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jove Books 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: P FEE

Maclear, Kyo

Summary: "Gyo Fujikawa's iconic children's books are beloved all over the world. Now it's time for Gyo's story to be told--a story of artistic talent that refused to be constrained by rules or expectations. Growing up quiet and lonely at the beginning of the twentieth century, Gyo learned from her relatives the ways in which both women and Japanese people lacked opportunity. Her teachers and family...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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

Summary: Award-winning author and historian Amanda Vickery hosts this engrossing look into an often-overlooked subject: the life and work of female artists. The series offers a comprehensive examination of women artists, beginning with the Renaissance and ending with the early twentieth century.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Athena 2014

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

Griffin, Farah Jasmine.

Summary: "As World War II raged overseas, Harlem witnessed a battle of its own. Brimming with creative and political energy, Harlem's diverse array of artists and activists launched a bold cultural offensive aimed at winning democracy for all Americans, regardless of race or gender. In Harlem Nocturne, esteemed scholar Farah Jasmine Griffin tells the stories of three black female artists whose creative...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Civitas Books 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 704.042 GRI

Summary: Shows Camille Claudel, a protégé and mistress of Auguste Rodin, in 1915 when she was imprisoned in an insane asylum. Camille was also the sister of the Christian mystic poet Paul Claudel, the last of her family to pay her regular visits. Inspired by the correspondence between Paul and Camille, the movie focuses on Camille 's struggle to maintain a sense of normalcy in a crowd of schizophrenics....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber, Inc. 2014

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

Rosnay, Tatiana de

Summary: "New York Times bestselling author Tatiana de Rosnay's Flowers of Darkness explores how artificial intelligence tampers with love, sex, and the basis of artistic creation in a new future Paris. CASA is a brand new artist residency in an ultra-modern apartment, with a view of all of Paris. A dream for any novelist in search of tranquility. But is this residency a dream or a nightmare? Since...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2021

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ROS

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROS

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROS

Brownridge, Lucy

Summary: "Georgia O'Keeffe is known as the Mother of American Modernism, discover why in this first story book about Georgia O'Keeffe. From humble beginnings living on a prairie farm, to taking the New York art scene by storm, to living a solitary life in the New Mexican desert, find out how Georgia's extraordinary life unfolded and how each place changed the ways her paintings came out. See how her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wide Eyed Editions 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 O'KE

Summary: In this retelling of Charlotte Perkins Gilman's "The Yellow Wallpaper," Kathy, deemed "too sensitive for her own good" and told to control herself, is confined to a child's bedroom with barred windows and garish decor by her well-meaning husband. As the enforced idleness of a rest cure begins to drive her mad, Kathy imagines there is someone imprisoned within the wallpaper, and she works to set...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: Since their appearance in Europe some 300 years ago, the stories of The Thousand and One Nights have entranced Western readers with visions of an exotic, magical Middle East. In this program, actor and director Richard E. Grant revisits the book he loved as a child and seeks to understand its persistent hold on the collective imagination. Grant travels to Paris to discover how the Arabist...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Frank, Dorothea Benton.

Summary: Hoping to sell some of her watercolors, Becca Sims wanders into the seaside Gallery Valentine, never expecting that her life will be transformed by the gallery owner and his best friend, in a novel set in small-town South Carolina.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FRA

Albert, Susan Wittig.

Summary: When Beatrix Potter returns to her new hometown of Sawrey after some time away, she finds the village threatened by a mysterious outsider who plans to destroy the pristine shoreline of Lake Windermere by constructing a number of villas.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALB

Brown, Carolyn

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Summary: After a decade-long separation, childhood friends Emma and Sophia reconnect at a small artists' colony in south Texas where they rediscover their true selves, enjoy the company of nurturing and creative strangers, and make good on an old promise.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Montlake 2021

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Howard, Kat.

Summary: Imogen has grown up reading fairy tales about mothers who die and make way for cruel stepmothers. As a child, she used to lie in bed wishing that her life would become one of these tragic fairy tales because she couldn't imagine how a stepmother could be worse than her mother now. As adults, Imogen and her sister Marin are accepted to an elite post-grad arts program; Imogen as a writer and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Saga Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOW

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