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Title How to look at and understand great art [videorecording] / Sharon Latchaw Hirsh.

Publication Info. Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., [2011]


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DISC 1-6 + BOOK 3 Request this Volume
Description 6 videodiscs (1080 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (vi, 280 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
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Series The Great courses. Topic, Fine arts & music. Subtopic, Visual arts
Great courses (DVD). Music & fine arts.
System Details DVD, NTSC.
Performer Lecturer: Sharon Latchaw Hirsh, Rosemont College.
Note 36 lectures, each 30 minutes per lecture.
Bibliography Course guidebook Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Disc 1. The importance of first Impressions -- Where am I? : point of view and focal point -- Color : description, symbol, and more -- Line : description and expression -- Space, shape, shade, and shadow -- Seeing the big picture : composition.
Disc 2. The illusion : getting the right perspective -- Art that moves us : time and motion -- Feeling with our eyes : texture and light -- Drawing : dry, liquid, and modern media -- Printmaking : relief and intaglio -- Modern printmaking : planographic.
Disc 3. Sculpture : salt cellars to monuments -- Development of painting : tempera and oils -- Modern painting : acrylics and assemblages -- Subject matters -- Signs : symbols, icons, and indexes in art -- Portraits : how artists see others.
Disc 4. Self-portraits : how artists see themselves -- Landscapes : art of the great outdoors -- Putting it all together -- Early Renaissance : humanism emergent -- Northern Renaissance : devil in the details -- High Renaissance : humanism perfected.
Disc 5. Mannerism and Baroque : distortion and drama -- Going Baroque : north versus south -- 18th century reality and decorative Rococo -- Revolutions : Neoclassicism and Romanticism -- From Realism to Impressionism -- Postimpressionism : form and content re-viewed.
Disc 6. Expressionism : empathy and emotion -- Cubism : an experiment in form -- Abstraction/Modernism : new visual language -- Dada found objects/Surreal doodles and dreams -- Postmodernism : focus on the viewer -- Your next museum visit : do it yourself!
Subject Art -- History.
Art appreciation.
Art. (OCoLC)fst00815177
Art appreciation. (OCoLC)fst00815447
Genre/Form Feature films -- United States.
Educational films. (OCoLC)fst01726235
Feature films. (OCoLC)fst01710384
Filmed lectures. (OCoLC)fst01726215
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Instructional films. (OCoLC)fst01726236
Nonfiction films. (OCoLC)fst01710269
Filmed lectures.
Instructional films.
Educational films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
Feature films -- United States.
Added Author Hirsh, Sharon L., teacher.
Teaching Company.
ISBN 1598037358
Music No. 7640 Teaching Co
ID7640A-01 Teaching Co. (container)
PD7640A Teaching Co. (discs)
PB7640A Teaching Co. (course guidebook)

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