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Art of Darkness
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produced by Central Independent Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 1 hour 8 mins
The slaves of the Caribbean contributed not only to the wealth of their masters, but also to the cultural heritage of the British Empire. For, as this film shows, such landmark institutions as the National Gallery, the Tate Gallery, and the British Museum were all funded by money made from the slave trade. Documen...
produced by Central Independent Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 1 hour 8 mins
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Brent Malone: Father of Bahamian Art
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directed by Thomas Neuwirth, fl. 2008 and Karen Arthur, 1941-; produced by Karen Arthur, 1941- and Thomas Neuwirth, fl. 2008, Karen Arthur Productions (New Milford, CT: Karen Arthur Productions, 2011), 46 mins
BRENT MALONE, FATHER OF BAHAMIAN ART, is a tribute documentary that honors the life & works of a master visual artist. Fellow artists & friends speak of the significance of Brent Malone’s contribution to the development of fine art in the Bahamas. Interviews, still photographs & archival footage are inter-cut wi...
directed by Thomas Neuwirth, fl. 2008 and Karen Arthur, 1941-; produced by Karen Arthur, 1941- and Thomas Neuwirth, fl. 2008, Karen Arthur Productions (New Milford, CT: Karen Arthur Productions, 2011), 46 mins
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Cities of the Future, 1, Singapore - The Wired City
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directed by David Stewart, fl. 1996-2016, in Cities of the Future, 1 (BBC Worldwide, 1995), 40 mins
Which cities will be the power centres of the 21st Century? These programme considers Singapore - 3 million people crammed into the most regulated city on earth.
directed by David Stewart, fl. 1996-2016, in Cities of the Future, 1 (BBC Worldwide, 1995), 40 mins
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The Colours of My Father
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directed by Joyce Borenstein; produced by Imageries P.B. Ltd. and National Film Board of Canada (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 39 mins
This dazzling Academy Awards nominee tells the story of a Lithuanian immigrant, who left the stetl to escape the virulent anti-Semitism there and became a recognized painter in the New World. Sam Borenstein endured hardships in the old country and financial insecurity in his new life, but never gave up on his drea...
directed by Joyce Borenstein; produced by Imageries P.B. Ltd. and National Film Board of Canada (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 39 mins
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Design Classics, 4, The Barcelona Chair
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directed by Keith Cheetham, in Design Classics, 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1987), 26 mins
Jancis Robinson follows the history of the Barcelona Chair designed by Meis Van Der Rohe for the World Fair in 1929.
directed by Keith Cheetham, in Design Classics, 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1987), 26 mins
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Design Classics, 6, Levi 501 Jeans
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in Design Classics, 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1987), 27 mins
This episode of Design Classis features the Levi 501 jeans, tracing its early history and why today they still have such a cult following.
in Design Classics, 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1987), 27 mins
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The Gentle Art of Making Enemies
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directed by James Runcie, 1959-; produced by Roger Thompson (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1994), 50 mins
Painter, draughtsman, etcher, watercolorist and interior designer, Whistler was renowned as much for his wit, style and elegance as he was for his work. The story of Whistler's life unfolds in a mixture of humour and pathos, told through images found in his paintings to the music of Debussy, who found inspiration...
directed by James Runcie, 1959-; produced by Roger Thompson (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1994), 50 mins
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Imaginary Enemy
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directed by Liz Daggett (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 22 mins
In Imaginary Enemy, the Chinese sculptor and painter Liao Yibai recounts his remarkable life as he prepares for his first solo show in America. The artist was born in a top-secret missile factory in the Chinese countryside during the Cold War. His mother went into labor while standing at her place in the factory l...
directed by Liz Daggett (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 22 mins
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Large Scale Projects: Claes Oldenburg and Cooje van Bruggen
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directed by Nick Doob, 1948- and Lana Jokel; produced by Filmakers Library (Alexandria, VA: Filmakers Library, 1991), 58 mins
Claus Oldenburg, one of the giants of pop art was the subject of an acclaimed retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art. He is famous for making oversized replicas of everyday objects, i.e., a giant hamburger and a lipstick tube the size of a tree. This film illustrates his collaboration with his wife, Coosje van...
directed by Nick Doob, 1948- and Lana Jokel; produced by Filmakers Library (Alexandria, VA: Filmakers Library, 1991), 58 mins
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Larry Rivers, Public and Private
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directed by Lana Jokel; produced by Filmakers Library (Alexandria, VA: Filmakers Library, 1992), 1 hour 30 mins
During his lifetime, Larry Rivers was a prominent figurative artist, noted for bridging the gap between abstract expressionism and pop art. Having made a major impact on the art scene during New York’s post-war cultural explosion, Rivers is also largely celebrated for bringing history back into contemporary pain...
directed by Lana Jokel; produced by Filmakers Library (Alexandria, VA: Filmakers Library, 1992), 1 hour 30 mins
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