Art and Artists
The art of Romare Bearden
Call Number: ND237.B43 A4 2003 DVD
This film traces Bearden's entire career, including his paintings and watercolors of the 1940's, experimental collages of 1964, large scale murals and late landscapes.
Beah: a black woman speaks
Call Number: E185.97.R53 B43 2003 DVD
Beah Richards (1920-2000), actress-poet-activist, shares her wit and wisdom about her life as a black woman in America.
Colin McPhee: the lure of Asian music
Call Number: ML410.M17 C65 2004
A portrait of the composer/musicologist Colin McPhee, whose music and writings have given Westerners a better understanding of Eastern music in general and the music of Bali in particular.
Making it in Manhattan
Call Number: N8350.M355 2002 DVD
Documents contemporary New York artists, collectors, dealers and critics at their work, discussing such topics as inspiration, aesthetics, success and lifestyle.
Maya Lin: a strong clear vision
Call Number: NA737.L48 M39 2003
Reveals the origins of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and tells the story of its 21 year old creator, a Yale architecture student.
Music by Prudence
Call Number: HV1559.Z55 M87 2010 DVD
A self-empowering story of one young woman's struggle who, together with her band, overcomes seemingly insurmountable odds, and in her own voice conveys to the world that 'disability does not mean inability.
Superstar: the life and times of Andy Warhol
Call Number: N6537.W28 S872 2000 DVD
Documentary about painter, Andy Warhol traces his life from Pittsburgh schoolboy to pop art legend, from advertising illustrator to chronicler of the haunt monde of New York City.
Thelonious Monk: American composer
Call Number: M1366.M65 T445 2002 DVD
A portrait of the musician and composer, Thelonious Monk, including clips of international performances and interviews with artists and producers.
Virginia Harvey: a legacy in fiber arts
Call Number: NK8998.H37 V375 2002
Documentary on Virginia Harvey who, as a young woman in the 1930s became interested in weaving, and that interest led her to become one of the most influential individuals of her generation to write, teach, publish and do research about the textile arts, including designing an innovative storage system for textiles and a universal system for cataloging textiles.
Weston Noble, perpetual inspiration
Call Number: MT875.N635 C46 2006 DVD
Highlights the career and philosophy of Weston Noble who was professor of music at Luther College for 57 years.
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