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Andre Masson and the Four Elements (Jean Bremillon, 1959)
The work of the French abstract-expressionist, Masson, as seen through his interpretation of the four seasons. The film shows a variety of modern techniques used — including a spray gun —… Read more

Art in Our Time: Painting (Alfred Ehrhardt, 1960)
The film illustrates the development of modern painting, using the most important artists from Klee to Pollock. ... Read more

Michael Ayrton (John Read, 1961)
In this B.B.C. art film in "The Artist Speaks" series, Michael Ayrton discusses the philosophy behind his art and the special subjects which form the major themes of his work. ... Read more

Profiles of Galilee (Yona Zarecki, 1961)
The atmosphere and spirit of Galilee is expressed not only through shots actually taken on the spot, but also through some of the paintings of Israeli artists: Guttman brings us to a recounting of di… Read more

The Expressionist Revolt (Virginia Harriman, 1957)
A report on German expressionist paintings in the Detroit Institute of Arts. The "revolt" was against the complacency of the 19th century visible in the portraiture of the period. The works shown are… Read more

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