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Kara Walker
Kara Walker Narratives of A Negress By Walker, Kara Elizabeth Book - 2007 709.2 W181k 2007 Available in some locations

Annotation:One of the youngest recipients of a MacArthur "Genius" grant, Kara Walker, an African American artist, is best known for her iconic, often life-size, black and white silhouetted figures, arranged in unsettling scenes on gallery walls.

PR, Paula Rego
PR, Paula Rego By Bradley, Fiona Book - 2002 759.69 R343b 2002 Available in some locations

Annotation:Influenced by Surrealism, folklore, dreams, and Disney animation, Paula Rego creates strongly narrative works imbued with a sense of subversive mystery.

Karen Kilimnik
Karen Kilimnik By Kilimnik, Karen Book - 2007 709.2 K48k 2007 Available in some locations

Annotation:This chic but scholarly catalogue highlights an important American artist whose work objectifies mass-cultural desire with glittering poignancy.

Elizabeth Peyton
Elizabeth Peyton By Peyton, Elizabeth Book - 2005 759.13 P519e 2005 All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:American artist Elizabeth Peyton is known for her intimate figurative portraits of youthful, romantic people, ranging from friends, to historical figures, to music world celebrities.

Painting People
Painting People Figure Painting Today By Mullins, Charlotte Book - 2008 757 M959p 2008 Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 2 copies

Annotation:Charlotte Mullins, unites and contrasts the work of a key group of artists from around the world who relish the solitary, slow, subtle set of processes involved in not just painting, but painting people. Not all women painters, but they are fairly represented in this beautiful book.

Kiki Smith
Kiki Smith Prints, Books & Things By Weitman, Wendy Book - 2003 769.92 S653w 2003 Available in some locations

Annotation:Well-known as a sculptor, Kiki Smith has also worked extensively as a printmaker--in fact her printed works and other editioned art, including books and multiples, are arguably as important as her sculpture.

Nan Goldin
Nan Goldin By Costa, Guido Book - 2010 770.92 G6191c 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:Since the early 1970s Goldin has taken numerous photographs of her friends and 'family', which form a significant and important body of work.

Paintings By Ging, Linda J. Book - 2006 759.13 G492p 2006 Available in some locations

Annotation:Linda J Ging's paintings, rooted in the immense spaces and changing skies of rural Kansas, are not landscapes. They are not about things. They are dust, astral dust.

Jenny Saville
Jenny Saville By Saville, Jenny Book - 2005 759.2 S267j 2005 Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 3 copies

Annotation:Jenny Saville is described as a "New Old Master" for the technical proficiency of her oversize nudes that have earned her comparisons to Rubens and Lucian Freud and universal praise from critics and art historians alike.

Cindy Sherman
Cindy Sherman By Respini, Eva Book - 2012 779.092 S553r 2012 All copies in use Availability details

Annotation: A vivid exploration of Shermans sustained investigation into the construction of contemporary identity and the nature of representation.

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