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A stylistic and iconographic explanation of the twenty-six panels of the Hispano-Flemish retablo of Ciudad Rodrigo by Fernando Gallego. Blue Ribbon Award, American Film Festival. ... Read more
Francis Bacon's paintings have realised a vision of the human condiiion both in its violence and its grandeur. This film attempts not so much to interpret that vision as to approach its meaning through its imaginative and emotional effect. ... Read more
The film depiets the drawings of Josef Herman, the leading British realist who has continued the humanist tradition of Daumier, Millet and Van Gogh, and has found for the miners, peasants and fishermen of our time, a common language. This screening is the film's World Premiere. ... Read more
The record of a series of abstract paintings and collages, based on the legend of the submerged cathedral, which were produced by the English artist, Ceri Richards. ... Read more
Beginning with shots of the old master, Pan Tienshou, at work, the film presents some of the chief features of Chinese landscape painting. ... Read more
In the austere and dramatic Mariiitne Alps of France, Sutherland draws directly from nature for the themes of his paintings. He is fascinated by nature's opposing forces — the gentleness and violence, the decay and fertility — and his emotional response translates selected natural ... Read more
A satirical comment on audience reaction to art films. ... Read more
A cinematographic essay on the oil paintings and water-colours of the most important period of Turner's work: the last 25 years of his life. The selections used illus­trate the painter's influence on contemporary art. ... Read more
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