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Beckett, Wendy

Overview
Works: 233 works in 654 publications in 16 languages and 26,228 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Educational television programs  Prayers and devotions  Devotional literature  Documentary television programs  Documentary films  Self-portraits 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Speaker, Editor, Host, Other, Author of introduction
Classifications: ND450, 759
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The story of painting by Wendy Beckett( Book )

84 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 3,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview of painting over the last 800 years, including more than 450 color reproductions and an in depth analysis of over 30 of the most famous paintings
Sister Wendy's 1000 masterpieces by Wendy Beckett( Book )

22 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Organized alphabetically by artist, the author's personal selections for the one thousand greatest paintings in Western art feature full-color reproductions of each work, detailed annotations, information on the artist's style and techniques, and the location where the masterpiece is on display
Sister Wendy's book of saints by Wendy Beckett( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines priceless illustrations drawn from the rarely seen archives of the Italian State Libraries with Sister Wendy's personal observations. This is a unique account of the lives and works of more than 35 saints
Contemporary women artists by Wendy Beckett( Book )

18 editions published in 1988 in 3 languages and held by 1,213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sister Wendy Beckett presents and comments on a single work for each of fifty-two women artists of the late twentieth century
Sister Wendy's American collection by Wendy Beckett( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nun-turned-art expert travels to six American museums in search of masterworks of painting and sculpture
Sister Wendy : the complete collection( Visual )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow Sister Wendy around the world as she discusses the art and architecture she sees
A child's book of prayer in art by Wendy Beckett( Book )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using the work of 15 artists, from Michelangelo to Millet, the editor shows how the act of praying has been represented in art. Bowker Authored Title code. Using the work of 15 artists, from Michelangelo to Millet, the editor shows how the act of praying has been represented in art. Annotation. Sister Wendy Beckett believes that prayer is a dialogue with God, and that listening is as important as talking to God. "Looking at art is one way of listening to God." in this, her first book for children, Sister Wendy has selected paintings that can speak to children, illustrating the important values of life, such as love, respect and forgiveness. She helps children to look and listen, gaining insight into art while developing a greater understanding of their own spirituality. This is a book of discovery and dialogue for all religions
Sister Wendy's grand tour : discovering Europe's great art by Wendy Beckett( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Velazquez and Goya in Madrid, Bruegel and Titian in Vienna and Kandinsky in St. Petersburg, among many others, but her aim was always to choose art she could share with people at home. Sister Wendy finds huge pleasure in the "total visual experience of the real world" afforded by Cezanne's The Bathers in Paris. In Amsterdam she captures the essence of van Gogh's personal tragedy in her interpretation of Artist's Bedroom, and in Antwerp she finds extraordinary grace in a
Sister Wendy's American masterpieces by Wendy Beckett( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sister Wendy Beckett's brilliant insight and quirky delivery have made her both a respected art critic and a beloved personality. Now she focuses her attention on American art in this volume that contains more than 50 high-quality, large-scale reproductions. Full color
My favorite things : 75 works of art from around the world by Wendy Beckett( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short essays describe seventy-five of the author's favorite works of art, ranging from famous paintings to little-known works
Sister Wendy's Impressionist masterpieces by Wendy Beckett( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and French and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides the art critic's commentary on more than fifty Impressionist paintings, including Manet's "Olympia", Whistler's "Nocturne", and "The Harbor at Lorient" by Morisot
Sister Wendy on prayer by Wendy Beckett( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The noted art historian examines the intensely personal and private nature of prayer as part of one's building a relationship with God, discussing the expectations and practice of prayer and the links between prayer and personal growth
Sister Wendy's story of painting( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sister Wendy Beckett travels throughout the world to explore paintings from cave drawings, through the Renaissance, and all the way to New Yorks's Soho scene
Sister Wendy's story of painting by Wendy Beckett( Visual )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sister Wendy Beckett explores the world of Renaissance painting
Max Beckmann and the self by Wendy Beckett( Book )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She correlates these directly with events in his life, and reveals a number of hidden self-portraits. Much of Beckmann's work was dramatically influenced by the two world wars, and Sister Wendy shows how it was only the artist's last works, in America, that demonstrated he had finally reached fulfillment
Sister Wendy's book of meditations by Wendy Beckett( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this inspirational book Sister Wendy draws on her years of silent contemplation to share her unique wisdom and personal insights into the blessings and inner calm that can be Silence, Love, Joy, and Peace. Inspired by the profound spiritual power of great art, Sister Wendy uses artwork and the themes Silence, Love, Joy, and Peace to show how to achieve a positive state of calm contemplation. Inspirational and informative, this is the perfect companion on the journey of self--discovery
The duke and the peasant : life in the Middle Ages : the calendar pictures in the Duc de Berry's Très riches heures by Wendy Beckett( Book )

6 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A detailed account in text and illustrations of the lives of peasants and nobles through the changing seasons as found in the calendar pictures from the book of hours owned by Duc de Berry, a fourteenth-century French nobleman
Sister Wendy's nativity by Wendy Beckett( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sister Wendy turns her blend of artistic and spiritual knowledge to an all-new volume of stunning images featured in illuminated manuscripts from the Vatican and Italian State Libraries--many of which have not been seen for centuries
Sister Wendy's odyssey : a journey of artistic discovery by Wendy Beckett( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sister Wendy Beckett describes the paintings and sculpture she studied during her visits to six art museums in Great Britain
Sister Wendy's American collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sister Wendy Beckett comes to America for a spectacular tour that blends art, history, culture and storytelling into one delightful experience ... as she guides you through six of America's greatest art museums."
 
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The story of painting
Alternative Names
Beckett, Sisiter Wendy

Beckett, Sister Wendy Mary

Beckett, W.

Beckett, Wendy

Beckett, Wendy 1930-

Beckett, Wendy M.

Beckett, Wendy Mary.

Beckett, Wendy Mary 1930-

Beckett, Wendy, Sister

Beckett, Wendy, Zr.

Bekis, Wendi 1930-

Paekit, Winchi 1930-

Pek'it, Wendi 1930-

Siostra Wendy.

Sister Wendy.

Sister Wendy Beckett.

Wen di Be kis 1930-

Wendi-Bekis 1930-

Wendy 1930- sestra

Wendy 1930- Sister

Wendy Beckett południowoafrykańska zakonnica, narratorka filmów dokumentalnych

Wendy Beckett religieuse catholique sud-africaine/britannique

Wendy Beckett südafrikanische Ordensschwester und Kunstexpertin

Wendy Beckett televisiepresentatrice uit Zuid-Afrika

Wendy de l'Ordre de Notre-Dame

Wendy, sestra, 1930-

Wendy Sister

Wendy Sister 1930-

Беккет, Венди, 1930-

Венди Бекетт

בקט, ונדי

베케트, 웬디

베킷, 웬디

ベケット, ウェンディ

ベケット, ウエンディ

ベケット, シスター・ウェンディー

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Sister Wendy's 1000 masterpiecesSister Wendy's book of saintsSister Wendy's American collectionSister Wendy : the complete collectionA child's book of prayer in artSister Wendy's grand tour : discovering Europe's great artSister Wendy's American masterpiecesMy favorite things : 75 works of art from around the world