biography

Grandpa and the Library - How Charles White Learned to Paint

Catalog Number: 
Book, White
Date: 
2018
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From dust cover: " Every day, young Charles White's mother takes him to the Chicago Public Library where the librarians look after him until she picks him up again after work, at six o' clock. At the library, Charles looks carefully at the picture books the librarians give him and also at the people around him, later drawing what he sees on scraps of paper at home...Ultimately, Charles becomes a great artist whose works now hang in museums throughout the United States."
Language: 
English
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ISSN/ISBN: 
9781633450653
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Item Donor: 
Sarah E. Alvarez, Director of School Programs

Diana of the Dunes

Catalog Number: 
book,Edwards
Date: 
2010
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In the fall of 1915, Alice Gray traded her life in Chicago for a solitary journey in the remote sand hills of northwest Indiana along Lake Michigan. Her audacity so bewitched reporters and a curious public that she became a legend in her own time-- "Diana of the Dunes."
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English
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ISSN/ISBN: 
9781614230465
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The Point, Issue Twelve

The Milton Horn, Sculptor, 1906-1995

Catalog Number: 
Book, The Milton Horn Fine Arts Trust
Date: 
1996
Abstract: 
A sales catalogue of reproductions of works by Chicago artist and sculptor Milton Horn, including commentary and a biography.
Language: 
English
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Includes an abstract map of the Chicago area and a list of places where Milton Horn's works are located.
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15 Chicago Poets

Location

2394 Blue Island Avenue
60608 Chicago
United States
US
Catalog Number: 
Book, 15 Chicago Poets
Date: 
1976
Abstract: 
This book contains the work of 15 different poets from Chicago along with brief biographical information about each poet.
Language: 
English
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ISSN/ISBN: 
0916328031

LVNG

Franz Kline: Paintings from a Private American Collection

Catalog Number: 
Book Kline
Date: 
2003
Abstract: 
Plates of paintings by Franz Kline from an exhibition at Richard Gray Gallery in 2003. Includes an essay by Susan Davidson, curator at the Guggenheim Museum, and a biographical chronology of Kline.
Language: 
English
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Without Compromise: The Art of Melville Price

Catalog Number: 
Book Price
Date: 
2002
Abstract: 
A portfolio of the works of artist Melville Price, with a biographical essay by his wife, Barbara G. Price.
Language: 
English
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ISSN/ISBN: 
096710131X