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  • Why art?

    Why art?2018

    by Eleanor Davis

    (1,456)

    Summary: A treatise on what makes art art, told in graphic novel form.

    BOOK

    Call #: 701.1 DAV

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Shade : a tale of two presidents

    Shade : a tale of two presidents2018

    by Pete Souza

    (5,634)

    Summary: This is a powerful tribute to a bygone era of integrity in politics. As Chief Official White House Photographer, Pete Souza spent more time alongside President Barack Obama than almost anyone else....  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.932 SOU

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Art and how it works : an introduction to art for children

    Art and how it works : an introduction to art for children2018

    by Ann Kay

    (26)

    Summary: Take a colorful journey through the history of art from cave paintings and Renaissance art to modern graffiti. Find out how and why art is made. Explore colors, shapes, patterns and themes. Discover...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 709 KAY

    Location: Juvenile Nonfiction

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  • The amazing collection of Joey Cornell

    The amazing collection of Joey Cornell2018

    by Candace Fleming

    (203)

    Summary: Joey Cornell collected everything -- anything that sparked his imagination or delighted his eye. His collection grew and grew until he realized that certain pieces just looked right together. He...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J B CORNELL

    Location: Juvenile Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The world is not a rectangle : a portrait of architect Zaha Hadid

    The world is not a rectangle : a portrait of architect Zaha Hadid2017

    by Jeanette Winter

    (884)

    Summary: A biography of architect Zaha Hadid, who grew up in Baghdad and went on to design buildings all over the world.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B HADID

    Location: Juvenile Biographies

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  • Eyes of the world : Robert Capa, Gerda Taro, and the invention of modern photojournalism

    Eyes of the world : Robert Capa, Gerda Taro, and the invention of modern photojournalism2017

    by Marc Aronson

    (176)

    Summary: Robert Capa and Gerda Taro were young Jewish refugees, idealistic and in love. As photographers in the 1930s, they set off to capture their generation's most important struggle -- the fight against...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 070.49 ARO YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Kawaii doodle class : sketching super-cute tacos, sushi, clouds, flowers, monsters, cosmetics, and more

    Kawaii doodle class : sketching super-cute tacos, sushi, clouds, flowers, monsters, cosmetics, and more2017

    by Zainab Khan

    (166)

    Summary: Provides step-by-step instructions for drawing such doodles as cupcakes, cheese, animals, frying pans, makeup, shapes, and hamburgers.

    BOOK

    Call #: 741.2 KHA YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • Obama : an intimate portrait

    Obama : an intimate portrait2017

    by Pete Souza , photographer

    (9,492)

    Summary: During Barack Obama's two terms, Pete Souza was with the President during more crucial moments than anyone else, and he photographed them all. Souza captured nearly two million photographs of...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.932 SOU

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Unseen : unpublished Black history from the New York Times Photo Archives

    Unseen : unpublished Black history from the New York Times Photo Archives2017

    (122)

    Summary: In February 2016, Rachel Swarms, Darcy Eveleigh, Damien Cave, and Dana Canedy discovered dozens of photographs -- and explored the history behind them -- and chronicled them in the popular blog...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.0496 UNS

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Obama [eBook] : an intimate portrait

    Obama : an intimate portrait2017

    by Pete Souza , photographer

    Summary: During Barack Obama's two terms, Pete Souza was with the President during more crucial moments than anyone else, and he photographed them all. Souza captured nearly two million photographs of...  more »

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  • Fallingwater

    Fallingwater2017

    by Marc Harshman

    (337)

    Summary: This book guides readers through the process American architect Frank Lloyd Wright used in designing Fallingwater, a now-famous house in Mill Run, Pennsylvania, perched atop a waterfall.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 728 HAR

    Location: Juvenile Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Marcel's letters : a font and the search for one man's fate

    Marcel's letters : a font and the search for one man's fate2017

    by Carolyn Porter

    (759)

    Summary: A graphic designer's search for inspiration leads to a cache of letters and the mystery of one man's fate during World War II. Seeking inspiration for a new font design in an antique store in...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 940.5472 POR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Poppies of Iraq

    Poppies of Iraq2017

    by Brigitte Findakly , artist

    (1,336)

    Summary: A nuanced tender chronicle of the author's relationship with her homeland Iraq, co-written and drawn by her husband, Lewis Trondheim. In spare and elegant detail, they share memories of her middle...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 956.704 FIN

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • What's your favorite color?

    What's your favorite color?2017

    by Eric Carle , illustrator

    (447)

    Summary: Fifteen children's book artists, including Lauren Castillo, Frann Preston-Gannon, and Melissa Sweet, share their favorite colors and explain why they love them. This personal collection will inspire...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 535.6 CAR

    Location: Juvenile Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Leonardo da Vinci [CD book]

    Leonardo da Vinci2017

    by Walter Isaacson (read by Alfred Molina)

    (64,972)

    Summary: Leonardo da Vinci created the two most famous paintings in history, The Last Supper and the Mona Lisa. But in his own mind, he was just as much a man of science and engineering. With a passion that...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK B LEONARDO

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The photo ark : one man's quest to document the world's animals

    The photo ark : one man's quest to document the world's animals2017

    by Joel Sartore , photographer

    (781)

    Summary: This book of photography represents National Geographic's Photo Ark, a major cross-platform initiative and lifelong project by photographer Joel Sartore to make portraits of the world's animals --...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 591 SAR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • How to draw cute stuff

    How to draw cute stuff2017

    by Angela Nguyen

    (91)

    Summary: Add cute appeal to any drawing. Learn what "kawaii" is all about.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 741.51 NGU

    Location: Juvenile Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Silent days, silent dreams

    Silent days, silent dreams2017

    by Allen Say

    (855)

    Summary: A fictionalized biography of James Castle, a deaf, autistic artist whose drawings hang in major museums throughout the world.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B CASTLE

    Location: Juvenile Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Pocket full of colors : the magical world of Mary Blair, Disney artist extraordinaire

    Pocket full of colors : the magical world of Mary Blair, Disney artist extraordinaire2017

    by Amy Guglielmo

    (931)

    Summary: From her imaginative childhood to her career as an illustrator, designer, and animator for Walt Disney Studios, Mary wouldn't play by the rules. At a time when studios wanted to hire men and think in...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J B BLAIR

    Location: Juvenile Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • This land : an American portrait

    This land : an American portrait2017

    by Jack Spencer

    (54)

    Summary: "This Land presents some one hundred and forty photographs that span the nation, from Key West to Death Valley and Texas to Montana. From the monochromatic and distressed black-and-white images that...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 779 SPE

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • There's a mystery there : the primal vision of Maurice Sendak

    There's a mystery there : the primal vision of Maurice Sendak2017

    by Jonathan Cott

    (164)

    Summary: An extraordinary, path-breaking, and penetrating book on the life and work and creative inspirations of the great children's book genius Maurice Sendak, who since his death in 2012 has only grown in...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 741.642 COT

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • There's a mystery there [eBook] : the primal vision of Maurice Sendak

    There's a mystery there : the primal vision of Maurice Sendak2017

    by Jonathan Cott

    Summary: An extraordinary, path-breaking, and penetrating book on the life and work and creative inspirations of the great children's book genius Maurice Sendak, who since his death in 2012 has only grown in...  more »

    EBOOK

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  • How to sell your art : discover how to stop being a starving artist and start being a successful entrepreneur

    How to sell your art : discover how to stop being a starving artist and start being a successful entrepreneur2017

    by Alex Korman

    (16)

    Summary: Advice for turning your passion for art into a career. Includes information on understanding your market, composing your artist statement, refining your sales pitch, knowing how to price your...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 706.8 KOR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Portraits of courage : a commander in chief's tribute to America's warriors

    Portraits of courage : a commander in chief's tribute to America's warriors2017

    by George W. Bush

    Summary: President George W. Bush presents a collection of oil paintings and stories of servicemen and women who have served our nation with honor since 9/11-- and whom he has come to know personally. Growing...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 759.13 BUS

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The wimpy kid movie diary : the next chapter

    The wimpy kid movie diary : the next chapter2017

    by Jeff Kinney

    (1,530)

    Summary: Hit the road with author and illustrator Jeff Kinney and get a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the latest 20th Century Fox movie, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul. Find out what it takes...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 791.4372 KIN

    Location: Juvenile Nonfiction

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • Leonardo da Vinci

    Leonardo da Vinci2017

    by Walter Isaacson

    (65,520)

    Summary: Leonardo da Vinci created the two most famous paintings in history, The Last Supper and the Mona Lisa. But in his own mind, he was just as much a man of science and engineering. With a passion that...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B LEONARDO

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Leonardo da Vinci [eBook]

    Leonardo da Vinci2017

    by Walter Isaacson

    (64,643)

    Summary: Leonardo da Vinci created the two most famous paintings in history, The Last Supper and the Mona Lisa. But in his own mind, he was just as much a man of science and engineering. With a passion that...  more »

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  • Script lettering for artists

    Script lettering for artists2016

    by Tommy Thompson

    (28)

    Summary: One feature of the general resurgence of the graphic arts is the revival of the script letter. Media such as advertising, packaging, book and periodical page designs, etc. have brought the glories of...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 745.61 THO

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • How to create animation in 10 easy lessons

    How to create animation in 10 easy lessons2016

    by Will Bishop-Stephens

    Series: Super Skills

    (11)

    Summary: "So you want to be an animator, but you don't have your own million-dollar studio? Don't let that stop you! From learning how to make a simple flip book to creating stop-motion claymation, you'll...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 777.7 BIS

    Location: Juvenile Nonfiction

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  • How to draw ferocious dinosaurs and prehistoric creatures

    How to draw ferocious dinosaurs and prehistoric creatures2016

    by Fiona Gowen illustrator

    Summary: From Stegosaurus to Tyrannosaurus Rex, Mosasaurus, Spinosaurus, Velociraptor and beyond, kids learn to draw more than 80 amazing ancient creatures. This small but informative drawing book will help...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 743.6 GOW

    Location: Juvenile Nonfiction

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  • How to draw incredible sharks and other ocean giants

    How to draw incredible sharks and other ocean giants2016

    by Fiona Gowen illustrator

    (2)

    Summary: Fierce sharks, friendly dolphins, and enormous sting rays are just some of the 80 drawing projects ocean lovers and budding artists will find here. This small but informative drawing book will help...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 743.6 GOW

    Location: Juvenile Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Radiant child : the story of young artist Jean-Michel Basquiat

    Radiant child : the story of young artist Jean-Michel Basquiat2016

    by Javaka Steptoe

    (5,093)

    Summary: Jean-Michel Basquiat and his unique, collage-style paintings rocked to fame in the 1980s as a cultural phenomenon unlike anything the art work had ever seen. But before that, he was a little boy who...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J B BASQUIAT

    Location: Juvenile Biographies

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  • Sketching people : an urban sketcher's manual to drawing figures and faces

    Sketching people : an urban sketcher's manual to drawing figures and faces2016

    by Lynne Chapman

    (103)

    Summary: "Drawing people in the outside world can be a real thrill; each sketch captures a particular person and place in time. But it can also be a challenge. How do you spot a likely subject? How do you...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 743.4 CHA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • What were the twin towers?

    What were the twin towers?2016

    by Jim O'Connor

    Series: What Was--?

    (636)

    Summary: Discover the true story of the Twin Towers -- how they came to be the tallest buildings in the world and why they were destroyed. When the Twin Towers were built in 1973, they were billed as an...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 909 WHA

    Location: Juvenile Nonfiction

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  • The Arab of the future.  Book 2 : a graphic memoir : a childhood in the Middle East (1984-1985)

    The Arab of the future. Book 2 : a graphic memoir : a childhood in the Middle East (1984-1985)2016

    by Riad Sattouf

    (5,593)

    Summary: The highly anticipated continuation of Riad Sattouf's internationally acclaimed, #1 French bestseller, which was hailed by the New York Times as a disquieting yet essential read in the Arab of the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B SATTOUF

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  • Si Lewen's Parade : an artist's odyssey

    Si Lewen's Parade : an artist's odyssey2016

    by Si Lewen artist

    (26)

    Summary: "Si Lewen's Parade is a timeless story told in a language that knows no country--a wordless epic that, despite its muteness, is more powerful than the written or the spoken word. First published in...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B LEWEN

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  • Fingerprint animals

    Fingerprint animals2016

    by Bobbie Nuytten

    Series: Fun With Fingerprints

    (3)

    Summary: "Includes easy step-by-step instructions for creating fingerprint illustrations of animals"-- Provided by publisher.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 743.6 NUY

    Location: Juvenile Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Peter Doig

    Peter Doig2016

    by Peter Doig

    (4)

    Summary: In every generation of artists, there are a few who propose a new set of questions and alter the way we understand art. Peter Doig is such an artist. This handsome monograph considers the painter's...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 700.411 DOI

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • @NatGeo : the most popular Instagram photos

    @NatGeo : the most popular Instagram photos2016

    (113)

    BOOK

    Call #: 779 NAT

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Diane Arbus : portrait of a photographer

    Diane Arbus : portrait of a photographer2016

    by Arthur Lubow

    (408)

    Summary: Traces the life of the influential twentieth-century photographer to link the extraordinary arc of her experiences to her iconic images, exploring her role in shaping both photography and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B ARBUS

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