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1.

Miró: Theatre of Dreams

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The only Surrealist whose work survived in the face of new trends, Miro is shown here at age 85, working in his studio and embarking on an entirely new venture: an original theatrical production.
VHS
1978
Ivy (By Request)
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Monsieur René Magritte

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Explores the surroundings from which Magritte drew inspiration for his mysterious paintings. This documentary visits familiar scenes which Magritte managed to portray as new and strange. Includes excepts from an interview with Magritte.
VHS
1978
Ivy (By Request)
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Point Counterpoint: The Life and Work of Georges Seurat, 1859-1891

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Provides a close look at Seurat's pointillist technique and masterful draftsmanship, highlighted by conversations with modern artists Henry Moore and Bridget Riley.
VHS
1979
Ivy (By Request)
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The Yellow Gash: Jean-Paul Sartre on Tintoretto

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Sartre's words guide us through this exploration of Tintoretto's decorative panels and vast frescoes, all situated in Venice. Sartre is fascinated by Tintoretto's rebellion against 16th century convention and by his innovative style.
VHS
1984
Ivy (By Request)
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Marc Chagall

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Explores the life and work of Marc Chagall.
VHS
1985
Ivy (By Request)
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Cezanne: The Man and the Mountain

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Focuses on the central theme of Cezanne's painting: his fascination with nature and his love-hate relationship with his birthplace, Aix-en-Provence, most specifically the nearby mountain, Sainte Victoire, which he painted repeatedly throughout his life. Recognizes Cezanne as the "father of modern painting."
VHS
1985
Ivy (By Request)
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Miró, Theatre of Dreams

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The only Surrealist whose work survived in the face of new trends, Miro is shown here at age 85, working in his studio and embarking on an entirely new venture: an original theatrical production.
VHS
1978
Ivy (By Request)
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Portrait of an Artist: Frida Kahlo

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Mexican painter Frida Kahlo's life is profiled. Afflicted with pain due to polio and an accident which left her crippled, Kahlo expressed her pain through her paintings. While alive, her work was overshadowed by that of her husband, muralist Diego Rivera, with whom she had a difficult, but devoted relationship.
VHS
1983
Ivy (By Request)
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Frida Kahlo

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Examination of the life and work of the Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, told principally through many of the approximately 70 self portraits in which the artist charted not only physical changes, but also the events in her life, including love, loss, politics and the consuming relationship with her husband, Diego Rivera.
VHS
2000; 1983
Ivy (By Request)
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Frida Kahlo (1910-1954)

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Profiles Frida Kahlo's work, her interest in politics and her tempestuous relationship with husband Diego Rivera, leader of the Mexican muralist movement.
VHS
1983; 1982
Ivy (By Request)
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Mary Cassatt: Impressionist From Philadelphia

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Mary Cassatt is now recognized as one of the great American artists of the 19th century. Her personal story, her years in Paris, her relationship with Degas, the influence of her socially prominent Philadelphia family, the places she lived and painted - is told with on-location footage and stills.
VHS
1975
Ivy (By Request)
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Jean Cocteau: Autobiography of an Unknown

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Paints a portrait of Cocteau's life using photographs, archival film clips, views of his home and garden, and clips from films of his written works, interspersed with appearances by Cocteau describing his encounters with such people as Picasso, Nijinsky, Satie, and Renoir.
VHS
1983
Ivy (By Request)
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Georgia O'Keeffe

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A look at the life and work of Georgia O'keeffe through interviews with the artist and close acquaintances. Her paintings fiqure prominently also, showing her wide range in style and how nature inspired her work.
VHS
1977
Ivy (By Request)