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Kirby, Peter (Peter William)

Overview
Works: 58 works in 87 publications in 1 language and 3,991 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Television adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Television programs  Biography  Case studies  Exhibition catalogs  Film adaptations 
Roles: Editor, Director, Interviewer
Classifications: E185.97.H24, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Peter Kirby
Roots by Alex Haley ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 3,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A black American's search for his family roots, covering over 100 years of American history from the Old South through the era of Reconstruction
Chris Burden ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In this documentary Chris Burden talks about his works of the past twenty years, from the performances of the seventies to the sculpture and installations of the eighties."--Container
John Baldessari some stories ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presented without commentary, this film reveals the thinking behind the work of John Baldessari over the course of his career, and provides clues to the understanding of the artist's paintings, photographic work and books. What emerges is a portrait of a thoughtful, quietly rebellious artist who has influenced a large number of younger artists over the last twenty years, and who has clearly followed his own path in the exploration of the territory which he embarked upon in the late 60's
The Case study house program, 1945-1966 an anecdotal history & commentary by Peter Kirby ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A history of the Case Study House Program initiated by John Entenza of Arts & Architecture magazine in 1945, through interviews with key participants. The Program was an attempt to shape the course of the post-World War II building boom away from traditional housing and toward progressive modern design by using new technologies to produce well-designed affordable housing. Includes film of ten of the houses built in the Program, and commentary by the architects and original clients
Louis I. Kahn an offering to architecture ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This film presents Louis Kahn's mature work, and the qualities of talent and character that made him such an outstanding architect. The voice of Kahn himself provides narration for the film, using excerpts from audio recordings of the many talks he gave around the world."--Container
Roots ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
Roots ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
Roots ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
Roots ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
Alexis Smith life in America by Alexis Smith ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows the working methods and intentions of Alexis Smith through interviews with her in her Venice, California, studio and at other work sites
Roots ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors was captured and sold into slavery. Follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boys' abduction to America and continues throughout the generations that follow
Roots ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors was captured and sold into slavery. Follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boys' abduction to America and continues throughout the generations that follow
Binary lives = Vies binaires by Steina Vasulka ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Using examples of their work as illustration, the Vasulkas discuss their ideas and techniques in creating their art
Roots ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors was captured and sold into slavery. Follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boys' abduction to America and continues throughout the generations that follow
Holy image, hallowed ground ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains images of the Monastery of St. Catherine in Sinai and its traditions, which have drawn pilgrims from around the world for over a thousand years
Roots ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
Roots ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
Roots ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
The Secret of life and death Allen Ruppersberg ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Film of Allen Ruppersberg's retrospective exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Feb. 13-May 26, 1985
Binary lives Vies binaires by Steina Vasulka ( Visual )
in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Using examples of their work as illustration, the Vasulkas discuss their ideas and techniques in creating their art
 
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Alternative Names
Kirby, Peter William
Languages
English (48)
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