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Art of the Western World

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Historian Michael Wood leads a nine-part tour through 2,500 years of Western painting, sculpture, and architecture, filmed at over 150 locations in eight countries and featuring commentary by historians and scholars.
DVD
2011; 1989
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Dance of the Spirits: Mask Styles and Performance in the Upper Volta

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This film shows African masks from the country of Burkina Faso in west africa in their context as used in ritual dances.
DVD
1988
Clemons (Stacks)
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Julie Taymor: Setting a Scene

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A visit with theater director Julie Taymor who gives children a glimpse of her at work staging scenes from The Tempest. The children are also given a taste of the kind of visual theater created by using puppets, masks and music.
VHS
1992
Ivy (By Request)
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Accident by Design: Creating and Discovering Beauty

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Artists, writers and scientists are interviewed about definitions and perceptions of beauty and the process of creating art.
VHS
1997
Ivy (By Request)
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Art + Soul: A Personal Journey Into the World of Aborginal Art; A Personal Journey Into the World of Aboriginal Art

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"Hetti Perkins presents art + soul, a powerful and emotionally engaging television series about contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art, and the artists who create it. An Eastern Arrernte and Kalkadoon desert woman, Hetti is senior curator of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, daughter of political activist Charles Perkins and sister of filmmaker Rachel Perkins (First Australians, Bran Nue Dae). With great generosity, she shares her extraordinary knowledge of Aboriginal art, visiting the homes and studios of artists in remote desert communities, the tropical top end, and in urban environments. She also brings personal anecdotes to the fore, recalling her family's own story, and her father's legacy: "Art for me is a way for [...]
DVD
2010
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Art + Soul Series Two: Series Two

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A diverse group of outstanding contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists reveal to pre-eminent curator Hetti Perkins how their art practice is driven by culture and heritage, political and personal preoccupations, dreams and imagination. Using the National Gallery of Australias extraordinary Indigenous collection as the springboard, we travel with Hetti through cities and desert communities, museums and artists private spaces, to experience the diversity and beauty of the art, and to learn of its genesis.
DVD
2014
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Warlukurlangu; Warlukulangu [Sic]: Artists of Yuendumu

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The Warlpiri of the Yuendumu region have used modern media to express their traditional culture. Acrylic paintings manifest the spiritual relationship between the people and their land.
DVD
1991
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Narritjin at Djarrakpi Part 2 (1981); Narritjin at Djarrakpi: Part 2.

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This program continues the life of Narritjin and his family at his clan settlement at Djarrakpi. Throughout Narritjin tells of his feelings about Djarrakpi and of his hopes for the future.
VHS
1996; 1980
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Kunwinjku Art; Kunwinjku Art From Injalak, 1991-1992: From Injalak 1991-1992: The John W. Kluge Commission

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Public art of the Kunwinjku people, interspersed with scenes of their country. Approved for distribution by the Gunbalanya Community Council and the Injalak Arts and Crafts Association.
VHS
1993
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Kunwinjku Art From Injalak, 1991-1992: The John W. Kluge Commission

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Examines the art of the Gunbalunya area of Western Arnhem Land, its overriding importance to the people, and records how 15 artists from the region created a collection of 45 paintings to record their culture and stories.
VHS
1993
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The first feature-length appreciation of the life and work of Eva Hesse, one of America's foremost postwar artists. Her pioneering sculptures, using latex, fiberglass, and plastics, helped establish the post-minimalist movement. Dying of a brain tumor at age 34, she had a mere decade-long career that is dense with complex, intriguing works that defy easy categorization.
Online
2018; 2016
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An Introduction to Drawing

Begin by considering the remarkable history of drawing, a history that has produced knowledge, methodology, and techniques that are readily learnable. Assess common misconceptions about talent and genius; discover how learning to see analytically and abstractly helps us draw; and try your first drawing exercise, retracing what our ancestors drew 80,000 years ago..
Online
2016; 2015
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Drawing Fundamentals and First Exercises

Explore essential first drawing exercises and learn how you will apply the skills developed here to much more complex subjects. Grasp how the curriculum—spanning the many pieces making up the “grammar” of drawing, such as composition, proportion, perspective, value, texture, and color—fits together, providing you with the knowledge and ability to explore your own creative vision..
Online
2016; 2015
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Line and Shape: Line and Aggregate Shape

Learn about contour line, which describes the outer edges of objects, and construction line, which helps you build the objects you draw. Discover how to draw individual objects by constructing them from basic geometric shapes. Also learn about aggregate shape, which unites a drawing’s disparate individual elements..
Online
2016; 2015
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Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child

In his short career, Jean-Michel Basquiat was a phenomenon. He became notorious for his graffiti art under the moniker Samo in the late 1970s on the Lower East Side scene, sold his first painting to Deborah Harry for
Online
2016; 2009
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Exhibition on Screen Rembrandt

A unique opportunity to see up close a remarkable collection of great Rembrandt works. This once-in-a-lifetime event hosted by London’s National Gallery, in collaboration with Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum is a major exhibition of Rembrandt’s late masterpieces. Given exclusive access, the film documents this extraordinary show and interweaves Rembrandt’s life story with behind-the-scenes at the gallery. This wonderful exhibition film concentrates on the works Rembrandt produced during his final years - soulful, honest and in many ways defining our impression of Rembrandt as man and artist.
Online
2017; 2014
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Early Renaissance - Humanism Emergent

Contemplate the Renaissance phenomena of classicism and humanism in 15th-century Italian art, which focused - even in religious art - on the human body, nature, and depictions of earthly life and the individual. Learn how to recognize Early Renaissance art in characteristic subject matter and stylistic technique.
Online
2018; 2011
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Northern Renaissance - Devil in the Details

Flanders and Germany also witnessed an explosion of art in the 15th and early 16th centuries. Define the stylistics of great Northern Renaissance oil painting, such as the use of cool light, richness of detail, and the depiction of fabric. Conclude by charting the development of the historical "canon" of universally recognized artworks.
Online
2018; 2011
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High Renaissance - Humanism Perfected

The Italian High Renaissance saw the full flowering of humanism and classicism. With reference to the era's thought and practice, delve into masterpieces by three of history's greatest geniuses: Raphael, Leonardo, and Michelangelo. Last, explore the composition of Raphael's School of Athens as it represents the sublime embodiment of High Renaissance ideals.
Online
2018; 2011