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Blast
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directed by Murray Grigor, 1939-; produced by Viz (Production company) (England: Arts Council England, 1975), 23 mins
The history of the British Vorticist movement, founded in 1914 and destroyed by the First World War about three years later.
directed by Murray Grigor, 1939-; produced by Viz (Production company) (England: Arts Council England, 1975), 23 mins
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Cartier-Bresson's Century
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directed by Pierre Assouline, 1953- (Paris, Ile-de-France: Windrose, 2012), 53 mins
Few have revolutionized photography as much as French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson has. The father of modern photojournalism, who died ten years ago, contributed spreading the 'street photography' or 'life reportage', a style that influenced generations of photographers. In this documentary, he narrates the...
directed by Pierre Assouline, 1953- (Paris, Ile-de-France: Windrose, 2012), 53 mins
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Civilizations, Episode 6, Paradise on Earth
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directed by Ashley Gething, 1970-; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Ashley Gething, 1970-, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2018), 53 mins
Explore one of humanity’s deepest artistic urges: the depiction of nature. But landscape painting is seldom a straightforward portrayal of observed nature; it's a projection of dreams, idylls, and refuges - the elusive paradise on earth.
directed by Ashley Gething, 1970-; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Ashley Gething, 1970-, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2018), 53 mins
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Hidden Treasures - Inside the National Gallery of Australia, J.W. Lindt - The Mechanical Eye of the Camera
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directed by John Hughes, fl. 1975; produced by Philippa Campey, fl. 2005 and John Hughes, fl. 1975, in Hidden Treasures - Inside the National Gallery of Australia (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: National Film and Sound Archive of Australia, 2011), 6 mins
It's often said that the camera doesn't lie but the photograph can be manipulated like any other art form to influence the way we read it. This episode looks at three very different examples: the mid 19th century fashion to present family portraits as costumed tableaux with picturesque or exotic themes; J. W. Lind...
directed by John Hughes, fl. 1975; produced by Philippa Campey, fl. 2005 and John Hughes, fl. 1975, in Hidden Treasures - Inside the National Gallery of Australia (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: National Film and Sound Archive of Australia, 2011), 6 mins
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Marti: The Passionate Eye
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directed by Shirley Horrocks, fl. 1984 (Auckland, Auckland Region: Point of View Productions, 2004), 1 hour 13 mins
Marti: the passionate eye traces the dramatic personal story of Marti Friedlander, one of New Zealand's leading photographers, alongside the major social changes she recorded. She has photographed New Zealand's best-known artists in their studios, collaborated with Michael King on a famous series of Maori portrait...
directed by Shirley Horrocks, fl. 1984 (Auckland, Auckland Region: Point of View Productions, 2004), 1 hour 13 mins
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Moving Stills, War Effort. Women at War. Photographs by Jenny Matthews
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directed by Renny Bartlett, fl. 1988; produced by Ian McAuley, fl. 1989 and Renny Bartlett, fl. 1988, Reverie Productions, in Moving Stills (England: Arts Council England, 1989), 5 mins
One of a series of short films on documentary photographers living and working Britain: Jenny Matthews (b.1948).
directed by Renny Bartlett, fl. 1988; produced by Ian McAuley, fl. 1989 and Renny Bartlett, fl. 1988, Reverie Productions, in Moving Stills (England: Arts Council England, 1989), 5 mins
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Perspective
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directed by Ian Duncan, fl. 1987-1990; produced by Ian Duncan, fl. 1987-1990, Arts Council England, British Broadcasting Corporation and Windfall Films (United Kingdom: Arts Council England, 1997), 29 mins
One of a series on the history of painting techniques, with interviews with contemporary artists and reconstructed scenes from earlier times: the work of British painters, Ben Johnson (b.1946), who often works from photographs, and Patrick Hughes, (b.1939), who paints three-dimensional illusions.
directed by Ian Duncan, fl. 1987-1990; produced by Ian Duncan, fl. 1987-1990, Arts Council England, British Broadcasting Corporation and Windfall Films (United Kingdom: Arts Council England, 1997), 29 mins
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Return Journey
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directed by Ian Potts, fl. 1981; produced by Ian Potts, fl. 1981, Worktown Production (Arts Council England, 1981), 43 mins
A comparison of the work and methods of British documentary photographers, Humphrey Spender (1910-2005), who worked for Mass Observation, Derek Smith (b.1954), and Jimmy Forsyth (b.1913)
directed by Ian Potts, fl. 1981; produced by Ian Potts, fl. 1981, Worktown Production (Arts Council England, 1981), 43 mins
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Shadows from Light. The photography of Bill Brandt
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directed by Stephen Dwoskin, 1939-2012; produced by Stephen Dwoskin, 1939-2012, Arts Council of Great Britain and Urbane Limited (United Kingdom: Arts Council England, 1983), 55 mins
The work of German-born British photographer, Bill Brandt (1904-1983), in particular his connections with the Surrealist movement, his portraiture, and his nudes.
directed by Stephen Dwoskin, 1939-2012; produced by Stephen Dwoskin, 1939-2012, Arts Council of Great Britain and Urbane Limited (United Kingdom: Arts Council England, 1983), 55 mins
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Spirit of the Time: The World of Chinese Contemporary Art, Episode 8, China's New Media Artists - Is This Chinese or Art?
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produced by Huang Weixian, fl. 2008, Channel NewsAsia International, in Spirit of the Time: The World of Chinese Contemporary Art, Episode 8 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2008), 23 mins
They produce works that have reverberated round the world. From Beijing to Yunnan, a group of artists – variously called contemporary or avant-garde - are painting, sculpting, photographing, and installing images of China as they see it. They create works in their own likeness in the name of cynical-realism; pai...
produced by Huang Weixian, fl. 2008, Channel NewsAsia International, in Spirit of the Time: The World of Chinese Contemporary Art, Episode 8 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2008), 23 mins
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