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By Darrel D King. 1998
By Patrick Marnham, Diego Rivera. 1998
Vast in scope, this biography details the life of the late Mexican painter, best known for his complex, highly symbolic… and politically charged murals. Descriptions of his early life, participation in the Communist party of the 1920s and his marriage to artistic giant, Frida Kahlo help to bring understanding to this complex man. 1998.
By Gregg Lewis, Deborah Shaw Lewis. 2002
By Phyllis Thompson. 1978
By Isobel Kuhn. 1959
Isobel Miller gave up God for worldly pursuits. But as graduation approached and her engagement was broken, she questioned that… decision. God heard her prayers and reached out to her. She dedicated her life to missionary service in China. 1959.
By Warren W Wiersbe. 2005
By Mary Beth Chapman, Ellen Santilli Vaughn. 2010
Readers will hear firsthand about the loss of her daughter, the struggle to heal, and the unexpected path God has… placed her on. Even as difficult as life can be, Mary Beth Chapman “Chooses to See”. c2010.
By Donald Miller. 2003
By Leslie D Haskin. 2006
By Desmond Seward. 1998
Biography of the Italian painter Michelangelo da Caravaggio, born in 1571. Explores what is known about his life; investigates his… world, his acclaim as an artist, the fatal duel that made him an outlaw, and his untimely death in 1610. Presents a portrait of a tortured soul. c1998.
By Maria Tippett. 2003
Bill Reid was at the forefront of the modern-day renaissance of Northwest Coast Native art, but his art, and his… life, was not without controversy. Born to a partly Haida mother and a father of German and Scottish descent, his public persona as a Haida Indian seems to have been as much a product of journalists, art patrons, museum curators, and others in the non-Native establishment as of Bill Reid himself. Reid's art also arose from the tension that existed between his Native and white artistic perceptions. 2003.
By Jacques Poitras. 2007
From humble beginnings, Max Aitken, later Lord Beaverbrook, rose to the heights of politics and business, as well as philanthropy.… In the late 1950s, he built the Beaverbrook Art Gallery as a gift to the people of New Brunswick, stocking it with a large collection of masterworks that form the core of the Gallery's prestigious collection. Today, the paintings are at the centre of a bitter battle between the Gallery and the two charitable Beaverbrook foundations - a battle that has rocked the art world on both sides of the Atlantic. Some strong language. c2007.
By Philip Yancey, Brennan Manning, John Blase. 2011
Brennan Manning roves back through his past, honouring the lives of the people closest to him, family and friends who've… known the saint and the sinner, the boy and the man. Far from some chronological timeline, these memories are witness to the truth of life by one who has lived it. 2011.
By David Adams Leeming. 1998
Biography of the African American modernist painter who was born in 1901 in Knoxville, Tennessee, and died in Paris in… 1979. Describes his family's religious background, his upbringing in the segregated South, and his later problems with alcoholism and mental illness. Traces his artistic career through Boston, New York, and Paris, where his friends included James Baldwin and Henry Miller. 1998.
By Verne Becker, Dave Johnson. 1994
Dave tells how his strong faith in God helped him overcome the physical and emotional rigours of training and win… a bronze medal in Barcelona, despite breaking a bone in his foot. 1994.
A U.S. Marine chaplain offers an eyewitness account of the war in Iraq, detailing the day-to-day life on the battlefield… and the faith that brought together the members of a U.S. Marine battalion. c2004.
By Cal Bombay. 2007
A genuine love of people seemed to be the driving force behind his ministry. This is not so much the… story of one person, but perhaps more, the stories of the many people who came into contact with Dick Bombay. c2007.
By John Richardson, Marilyn McCully. 1991
Spans the years before cubism, from 1881 when Picasso was born in southern Spain, to 1906 when he was about… to begin work on "Les demoiselles d'Avignon", the canvas that Richardson sees as a breakthrough of historical significance. Bestseller. 1991.
By John Richardson, Marilyn McCully. 1996
Depicts the artist's life and work during the crucial decade of 1907-17, a period during which Picasso and Georges Braque… devised cubism, and in doing so engendered modernism. Portrays Picasso as a revolutionary, but also as a compassionate man who experienced disappointments in love, as well as horror at the outbreak of World War I and the wounds it inflicted on his closest friends, Braque and Apollinaire. Sequel to "A Life of Picasso: The Prodigy, 1881-1906" (DC09677). Followed by "A life of Picasso: the Triumphant Years, 1917-1932" (DC32873). Some descriptions of sex, some strong language. c1996. The prodigy, 1881-1906 -- The cubist rebel, 1907-1916 -- Triumphant years, 1917-1932.
By John Richardson, Marilyn McCully. 1991
A life of Picasso, the Triumphant Years, 1917-1932 Covers Picasso's diverse artistic enterprises before age fifty, from his adventures with… Diaghilev's Ballets Russes and marriage to ballerina Olga Khokhlova to his welded sculptures and Surrealism. Describes Picasso's interactions with other artists and affair with young Marie-Thérèse Walter. Some descriptions of sex. Sequel to "A Life of Picasso: Volume 2, 1907-1916" (DC32872). 2007, c1991. The prodigy, 1881-1906 -- The cubist rebel, 1907-1916 -- Triumphant years, 1917-1932.