WorldCat Identities

Murray, Elizabeth 1940-2007

Overview
Works: 164 works in 292 publications in 2 languages and 5,712 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Interviews  Documentary films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Nonfiction films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Television series  Filmed interviews 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist, Contributor
Classifications: N6512, 709.7309051
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Elizabeth Murray
Art city( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In vol. 1 artists, collectors, and dealers bring to life the art capital of the world, New York, as it plunges into the 21st Century. The film discusses inspiration, aesthetics, & the meaning of success. Vol. 2 travels from Taos and Santa Fe, to Brooklyn, Manhattan, Woodstock, Las Vegas and Los Angeles, to takes viewers on a revealing trip into the studios and lives of a group of singular artists. In vol. 3 many artists use the pain, exhilaration and resolution of private desires to express themselves. This film focuses on intense personalities who've used their art to explore the emotional impact of psychological truths
The Art:21 collection. art in the twenty-first century( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the difference in various styles of twenty-first-century art through interviews, commentary, and behind-the-scenes footage
Elizabeth Murray : drawings, 1980-1986 by Elaine A King( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art city : making it in Manhattan by Chris Maybach( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moves into lofts, studios and galleries for intimate scenes of artists at work. They discuss inspiration, aesthetic issues, the meaning of success, and how they overcame hardship to pursue a lifetime in art
Early works by five contemporary artists : Ron Gorchov, Elizabeth Murray, Dennis Oppenheim, Dorothea Rockburne, Joel Shapiro by N.Y.) New Museum (New York( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Buried secrets( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guatemala for nearly 36 years was also a country ripped apart by a brutal civil war between the military government and the rural Mayan population. In 1996, the United Nations brokered the final cease-fire. Mass graves now mar the countryside and efforts sanctioned by the present government have been underway to uncover, identify and properly rebury the dead. Dr. Clyde Snow, a world-renowned forensic anthropologist, has been traveling to Guatemala since 1991, when he first trained local archaeology students and helped set up a forensic lab in Guatemala City. He has invited Dr. Elizabeth Murray to observe and join in on the work being done by the crew there. Snow and Murray will travel into the jungle where one of the Guatemalan teams is presently excavating a mass grave site. They will also spend time in the lab in Guatemala City where Dr. Murray will have an opportunity to examine some of the remains and talk with various "technicians" about the forensic anthropological methods they use to aid in their identifications. For the Mayan survivors, it is of the utmost importance to them that the victims be identified, their injuries noted, and that proper burial take place. For this reason, after remains are studied and documented by the anthropology teams, a repatriation and reburial ceremony is carried out. Dr. Murray, joined by some members of the Guatemalan crew, will be present for one of these solemn testimonials to the importance of this work. On this episode of Skeleton crew, though decades may have passed, the bones are alive with many stories to tell
Buried secrets( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From as early as 1876, there were rumors of ghosts inhabiting the building that now houses the Cincinnati Symphony, so when a night watchman would tell of his sightings nearly 100 years later, many thought he was just adding to lore. But then in 1988 when construction workers were working in one of the elevator shafts, they uncovered hundreds of pounds of skeletal remains in an underground crypt. Dr. Elizabeth Murray was eventually entrusted with the bones and set about to solve the mystery; how did these bones end up where they did and who might these individuals be? Records would eventually indicate that the original building that would eventually become today's Music Hall was built atop the city's nineteenth century public burial ground for commoners and indigents. The bones themselves would paint a picture of Cincinnati's first settlers. On this episode of Skeleton crew, Dr. Elizabeth Murray will take us back in time and tell us how she, as a forensic anthropologist, along with the assistance of a small crew of experts, was able to solve this mystery
Buried secrets( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In November 1873, a party of 21 prospectors left Salt Lake City and headed towards the mountains. Two months later, they arrived at the Ute Indian encampment where they were urged to wait out the winter. After two weeks, 6 men including 23-year old Alferd Packer who acted as their guide, decided to try to make it to an Indian agency 75 miles away. 65 days later, only Alferd Packer arrived at the agency. Over a year later the remains of the missing men were found and by now Packer had told two different versions of what had happened. Whether he murdered them all or claimed to have killed only one in self-defense, what he never denied was that he ate one of the men. Since there was no law on the Colorado books for cannibalism, Packer was arrested for first-degree murder. Due to legal technicalities, it would take two trials to convict Packer (of 5 counts of manslaughter) and sentence him to 40 years in prison. In July of 1989, law and forensic Professor James Starrs of George Washington University decided to try to prove which version of Packer's tale was indeed the true one. He led a team including archaeologists and forensic anthropologists and unearthed the 5 graves. He hoped by studying the bones, the truth of how these men died would finally be revealed. The bones were taken to the anthropology lab at the University of Arizona where forensic anthropologist Dr. Walter Birkby and a small team studied them. With the evidence uncovered from the bones, Starrs concluded that Packer was a "murdering cannibal and liar." On this episode of Skeleton Crew, Dr. Elizabeth Murray will re-examine the evidence and documentation taking a closer look at the most recent conclusions of the forensic anthropological studies to see which version of Alferd Packer's story may be closer to the truth
Art: 21 : art in the twenty-first century( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Meet contemporary artists at work and speaking in their own words ... 37 diverse artists working in the United States today, taking viewers behind the scenes--and beyond the museum or gallery experience--into artists' studios, homes, and communities to provide an intimate view of their lives, work, creative processes, and sources of inspiration."--Container
Art city : making it in Manhattan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents contemporary New York artists, collectors, dealers and critics at their work, discussing such topics as inspiration, aesthetics, success and lifestyle
Elizabeth Murray( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers Elizabeth Murray's most recent show at the Paula Cooper Gallery. In a lengthy interview in her study, Murray talks about her work and tells how she creates her uniquely shaped paintings. Also includes an interview with Roberta Smith, art critic for the New York Times
Surviving death : stories of grief( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at people negotiating a new relationship with life after losing a loved one. Recognizing that there is no single or easy path to recovery, this video is a useful resource for those in grief and for those lending support to people who are grieving
Elizabeth Murray by Robert Storr( Book )

10 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La muestra presenta más de setenta lienzos creados a base de combar, retorcer y anudar materiales, asignando a las formas elásticas del surrealismo clásico un espacio en su propia imagen
New ways of seeing Picasso, Braque, and the Cubist revolution( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This film documents the extraordinary exhibition mounted by The Museum of Modern Art and presents a rare and provocative view of Cubism and the inspired collaboration of Picasso and Braque. As a bonus, the video is followed by a short "behind-the scenes" look at the complex and exciting process of organizing a major exhibition of international scope"--Container
Elizabeth Murray( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth Murray's distinctive and unusual paintings make her one of the foremost artists working in New York today. Her work includes sophisticated formal elements, such as complex coloration and inventive shapes that jut out and protrude from the wall. She uses everyday objects that allude to primal imagery as well as highly individualized sense of personal drama
Who knows what constitutes a life by John Ashbery( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jennifer Bartlett & Elizabeth Murray : works from the Anderson collection( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth Murray four decades by Elizabeth Murray( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Storr talks with Elizabeth Murray about her paintings in an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art (October 23, 2005-January 6, 2006)
Giverny, Monets grote liefde : met ontwerpen voor eigen tuin by Elizabeth Murray( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in Dutch and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth Murray : recent paintings, May 1 - June 20, 1997 by Elizabeth Murray( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Elizabeth Murray
Alternative Names
Elizabeth Murray

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Languages
English (130)

Dutch (1)

Covers
Elizabeth MurrayPopped artElizabeth Murray : paintings 2003-2006