BBC Arts editor, Will Gompertz, discusses the, “surprising, shocking, and sometimes strange story of 150 years of Modern Art.”
The weather almost necessitates curling up under a blanket with a good book and a hot chocolate. Most of these librarian-recommended, winter-themed books are real chillers and thrillers. They will make you forget these cold winter nights.
“The Lady in Gold” by Anne-Marie O’Conner is a wonderfully written tale of suspense. O’Connor divides this book between art patron, Adele Bloch-Bauer, the artist Gustav Klimt and his unforgettable masterpiece, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I.
Laura Resau met Maria Virginia Farinango in Colorado where Virginia was a student. They became fast friends and decided to tell Virginia’s story as a young girl growing up in the Ecuadorian Andes. Maria Virginia is a descendant of the Incas, an ancient people of South America.The Spanish conquistadors conquered the Incas and became known as the […]
Welcome to the first edition of the All Booked Up video blog. Life gets busy and browsing takes time, so that’s why each All Booked Up video is short but informative. We advise having your pen and paper handy because you are going to want to write down the titles of the books talked about […]
It’s an amazing story, this story of real people.