Most widely held works by Linda Freeman
Faith Ringgold the last story quilt ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 627 libraries worldwide
A profile of the life and work of Faith Ringgold, noted Afro-American woman artist who specializes in painting on quilts and other cloth surfaces.
Jacob Lawrence the glory of expression ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 418 libraries worldwide
The black artist Jacob Lawrence discusses his work and life.
Talking to Faith Ringgold by Faith Ringgold ( Book )
3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 380 libraries worldwide
An interactive biography of the African American artist and children's book author, detailing her experiences, perspectives, and the inspiration for her art. At intervals in the text, the reader is asked related questions.
Romare Bearden visual jazz ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 276 libraries worldwide
"A bold brilliant artist, Romare Bearden created collages and paintings of stunning humanity in which he aimed to do nothing less than 'to redefine the image of man' in terms of the African-American experience"--Container.
Faith Ringgold paints Crown Heights ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 269 libraries worldwide
Faith Ringgold details the creation of the quilt she created to represent the diverse cultures and traditions comprising the area of Crown Heights in New York city.
Robert Colescott the one two punch ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 240 libraries worldwide
An interview with Afro-American painter, Robert Colescott.
Betye and Alison Saar conjure women of the arts ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 177 libraries worldwide
Mother and daughter artists demonstrate collaborative art, and the use of found objects in their work, and reflect on their relationship, motivation, and role as African-American women.
African art, women, history the Luba people of central Africa ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
In Africa, as elsewhere, memory sustains the identity of a people. This documentary is about Luba art and the relationship between women, art and history.
Elizebeth [sic] Catlett sculpting the truth ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
The works and inspirations of artist Elizabeth Catlett, in particular her sculpture.
Emma Amos action lines ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
Emma Anos, an African American artist, talks about her life and her art.
Horace Pippin there will be peace ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
This video profiles the artist Horace Pippin. A self-taught artist, Horace Pippin's paintings reflect his own life and concerns.
Howardena Pindell atomizing art ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
A biography of African American female artist Howardena Pindell, including extensive interviews and footage of her creating in the studio.
Benny Andrews, the visible man ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Benny Andrews, African-American artist, talks about his life and art.
I can fly kids and creativity ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Explores the creative process in art, music, pottery, and dance, featuring a variety of artists and theatrical troupes. Designed to spark the creativity in "kids of all ages."
Chuck Close close up ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
Chuck Close's story is one of tenacity and overcoming great hardship to take joy in the creative process. Working from photographs and employing a grid system, he transfers these images to giant canvases.
I can fly, Part Two. Kids and painting ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
Explores the five key elements of painting and features the artwork of the world's classic painters as well as modern artists.
I Can Fly. Part IV, Kids & African American art ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
Six brilliant artists paint and speak of the Black experience in America--the history, politics, city life, and country life: Faith Ringgold, Jacob Lawrence, Alison Saar, Benny Andrews, Elizabeth Catlett, and Romare Bearden. Video also features Lowery Sims, Executive Director of the Studio Museum in Harlem. Includes performances by the internationally acclaimed theatrical troupes De la Guarda and Stomp!
I can fly, Part III. Kids painting & modern art ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Explores seven key modern styles or art "isms": pointillism, Fauvism, Dadaism, Cubism, abstract impressionism, Op and Pop art and Photorealism. Hosted by a teenager, this video features examples of artwork from the most dynamic modern artists such as Seurat, Matisse, Man Ray, Picasso, Pollack, Escher, and Chuck Close, who is featured throughout the video.
School's out self-taught artists ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Examines the lives and work of three self-taught artists: Grandma Moses, Bill Traylor, and William Hawkins.
Richard Mayhew spiritual landscapes ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Presents a profile of the life and work of Richard Mayhew, landscape painter.
African American artists African American painters African American quiltmakers African Americans African American women artists Andrews, Benny,--1930-2006 Art Art, Luba Art, Modern Art, Primitive Art and history Art appreciation Artists Artists with disabilities Arts Assemblage (Art) Bearden, Romare,--1911-1988 Biographical films Biography Catlett, Elizabeth,--1915- Close, Chuck,--1940- Colescott, Robert,--1925-2009 Collage, American Congo (Democratic Republic) Creative ability in children Documentary films Documentary films Educational films Films Found objects (Art) Gouache painting Interviews Jazz Juvenile works Lawrence, Jacob,--1917-2000 Memory Minority artists Nonfiction films Painters Painting--Technique Pindell, Howardena,--1943- Portrait painters Quilts Ringgold, Faith Saar, Alison Saar, Betye Tempera painting United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Women artists