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The painter —Heller, Peter, 1959-

"Peter Heller, the celebrated author of the breakout best-seller The Dog Stars, returns with an achingly beautiful, wildly suspenseful second novel about an artist trying to outrun his past. Years ago, a well-known expre...

Agnes Martin : paintings, writings, remembrances —Martin, Agnes, 1912-2004, artist.

"Agnes Martin's career spanned over seven decades. Though a major influence on Minimalist painters, Martin saw her own work, more closely related to Abstract Expressionism, her paintings being 'meditations on innocence, ...

Abstract art —Wood, Alix, author.

Abstract art might seem hard to define. But, by introducing readers to the major artists of the style, they'll have a good idea of the general characteristics of an abstract piece. In addition to biographical information...

Jackson Pollock : splashed paint and wasn't sorry —Gilberti, Fausto, 1970- author.

A clever, charmingly quirky portrayal of painter Jackson Pollock - and the first in a series of picture-book biographies of contemporary artists. Jackson Pollock was unlike any other painter. Instead of sitting in front ...

The painter —Heller, Peter, 1959-
Book On CD
2014
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Jim Stegner has seen his share of violence and loss. Years ago he shot a man in a bar. His marriage disintegrated. In the wake of tragedy, Jim abandoned the art scene of Santa Fe to start fresh in the valleys of rural Co...

Robert Motherwell & the New York school storming the citadel

American artist Robert Motherwell (1915-1991) is profiled in the context of Modernism and reviews the past fifty years of his creative life. Discussed are the origins of Abstract Expressionism, its links with Surrealism,...

Jackson Pollock —Landau, Ellen G.

The author retraces the sources of Pollock's work. Includes comparative photographs illustrating paintings by artists Pollock admired to further explain the work of this complex, tragic, and immeasurably influential fig...

The muralist —Shapiro, Barbara A., 1951- author.
Large Print
2015
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Alizee Benoit, an American painter working for the Works Progress Administration (WPA), vanishes in New York City in 1940 amid personal and political turmoil. No one knows what happened to her. Not her Jewish family livi...

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