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The artist, Giacometti, shows his portraits, still lifes, and landscapes in his studio at Montparnasse. He then displays his sculptures — surrealist, geometric and realistic — at his studio in the Swiss mountains, and finally, discusses the problems of art. ... Read more
A highly compressed survey of the whole range of creative expression in the visual arts as performed in the United States today. ... Read more
This colour film deals with the various stages of Our Lord's Passion as revealed in the most representative works of the Portuguese painters of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. ... Read more
One woman in the vanguard of the arts in sculptor Claire Falkenstein. Presenting the scope of her work, from sculpture on a giant scale, to jewellery and printmaking, this film reveals the myriad activities which make up her life. ... Read more
Animated clay forms create a visual variation on Darwin's theory of evolution. ... Diploma of Merit, Edinburgh Festival. ... Read more
The film is based on coloured crayon paintings by a 14-year-old Indian girl, Sundaravalli. ... The All India Certificate of Merit, Government of India. ... Read more
An analysis of the greater part of Degas work which formed the central theme of his career: the ballet dancer. ... World Premiere, Melbourne Festival. ... Read more
A homage to Delacroix on the occasion of the centenary of his death. The image and music alone comment on what are mostly unpublished drawings and sketches. ... Read more
The artistic development of the well known Nor­wegian painter. Munch, as seen m his works collected in the Oslo Museum. ... Read more
A film portrait of the life and work of Romain de Tirtoff, better known as Erte, the artist who contributed greatly to the development and acceptance of "Art Deco", perhaps the most important design movement of the Twentieth Century. ... Read more
Barbara Hepworth. Kenneth Armitage, Lynn Chadwick, Reg Butler and Henry Moore talk about and show their sculpture. ... Lion of San marco, Venice Art Film Festival. ... Read more
“I want to stay as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all kinds of things you can't see from the center.” - Kurt Vonnegut ... --- ... D/S Ayse Altinok P Neil C Henry TD betacamsp/2010 ... --- ... D/S Ayse Altinok P Neil C Henry TD betacamsp/2010 ... Read more
An account of the work of the celebrated artist Lurcat at the Aubusson Ateliers, known for their tapestries and carpets. ... Read more
The film is content merely to walk among Douanier Rousseau's paintings, into a world beyond reality, to the heart of the painter's dream. ... Read more
A film of an art exhibition which aimed at giving Portuguese children the opportunity of showing their impression of life around them. ... Read more
Curious souvenirs of a voyage into the universe by the famed Belgian surrealist painter. "Reality is a word devoid of meaning; space is not certain; the world has lost all consistency. My task is to evoke the mystery". ... Read more
Max Ernst the great painter, reveals his inner veision of the world, as he speaks about his paintings. ... Read more
The restoration of the famous 9th century Hindu stone temple of Tjandi Prambanan—the camera brings out the dynamic movement and realism of the Ramayana reliefs carved on the temple walls. Javanese music accompanies the visuals. ... Read more
Without commentary, the film depicts the story of Christ as drawn by Rembrandt. The Christ story takes place in the houses, towns, canals, streets and fields of 17th Century Holland. One hundred and sixty drawings have been selected for the film from more than sixty collections in twelve countries ... Read more
Through a lyrical tracing of the evolution of Rubin's work, this film shows the land of Israel, its moods and its people. ... Read more
Eighty-two paintings of the artist show Drysdale's development over 25 years, revealing his discovery of the mystique of an ancient land and its people. Australian Film Award, Special Prize for excellence of script. ... Read more
Vignettes of five contemporary artists at work in Paris: Dewasne, Di Teana, Hartung, Fruhtrunk and Weibuch. ... Diploma Speciale, Bergamo Festival. ... Read more
This film sets out to tell the story of Spencer through his work. By marrying his words to his pictures, by showing his work from the smallest sketch to the Burghclere Chapel, by filming Cookham and other places which inspired him, it brings us a little nearer to understanding the creative process ... Read more
By showing the manipulation of materials in illustrative paintings, from contemporary to anicent Oriental, the film demonstrates texture as a facet of design. ... Read more
The abstract artist, Paul Jenkins, demonstrates his technique of mixing and manipulating paints on an unstretched canvas. ... Read more
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