Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Art Video Titles

Happy End of the Semester! Here are some Art video titles for your consideration. Please let us know if you'd like any added to the instructional media collection or to the general circulating collection.
Sandy Kent - Instructional Media Collection
David Willis or Kristin Weber - Library Collection

Art:21 Art in the Twenty-First Century IV Includes all four Season 4 episodes: Romance, Protest, Ecology, and Paradox.

Art of the Northern Renaissance "A solid resource for art aficionados and students" Booklist 11/1/07

John James Audubon: Drawn from Nature "Visually stunning and totally engrossing, this 'life story of one of America's singular pioneers, artist and naturalist John James Audubon,' profiles the self-taught artist, whose name is permanently linked with The Birds of America, a collection of life-size bird prints." Booklist 11/1/07

Making Masterpieces 2: A History of Painting Concepts This six-volume series includes Landscape: The Invention of Nature; Light, Shadow, and Reflection; The Scenario: Telling a Story through Painting; The Artist and Model; Under the Image and Portrait/SelfPortrait, also available for individual purchase.

Painted Tales: Volume 1 "Amazing animation marks this first volume of a proposed series...Both fantasy filled productions immerse viewers in the artists' works, which are superbly revealed in animated images." Booklist 11/1/07

Paradise Found: Discovering Islamic Art This two part series includes Islamic Art: India and the Middle East and Islamic Art: Africa and Central Asia.

Realism: The Artistic Form of the Truth This program shows how that impulse led to Realism—a widespread artistic movement, born in the latter half of the 19th century, which rejected pretense, distortion, and sentimentality. Check out the preview clip!