Item Details

Charles Smith's Block Painting

Smith, Charles (Charles William); Helms, James Strother
Format
Online; Online Video; Video
Date
1959
Duration
51:26
Summary
One of several films produced about prominent University of Virginia faculty, written and directed by James S. Helms. This film summarizes the career of Augusta County-born artist Charles W. Smith, covering his early print-making career as well as his stylistic shift to non-representational art. Smith is depicted working in his studio, showing his unique methodology of "block painting".
Creator
Smith, Charles (Charles William), 1893-
Helms, James Strother, 1926-1959
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Terms of Use
Cite as: "Charles Smith's Block Painting" circa 1959, RG-16/5/2.901, Special Collections Dept. University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, VA 22903-2498.
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