In open air: a portrait of the American impressionists

United States, 1982

Film
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A documentary about the late 19th century American Impressionists. The film reveals the nature of these artists’ sensibility and work; the specific French Impressionists from whom they drew inspiration; and the various artistic communities which they founded in America.

Credits

director

Roger Snodgrass

producer

Paul Johnson

production company

Smithsonian Institute

Language

English

Duration

00:28:43:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

34143

Subject categories

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - History

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - Themes, motives

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - United States

Crafts & Visual Arts → Artists - France

Crafts & Visual Arts → Artists - United States

Crafts & Visual Arts → Artists and community

Crafts & Visual Arts → Impressionism (Art)

Crafts & Visual Arts → Painters - United States

Crafts & Visual Arts → Painting, American

Crafts & Visual Arts → Painting, French

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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