The Break with tradition

United States, 1986

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This program introduces viewers to the origins of modern art - a change from art representing reality to art for art’s sake. It explains one of the most revolutionary aspects of impressionist painting - the use of colour - as seen in the works of Monet, Pissarro and Renoir.

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Credits

production company

Center for Humanities

producer

Eve Cotton

director

Leslie Ann Nathan

Duration

00:20:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1986

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

303593

Language

English

Subject categories

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art appreciation

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art, Modern - 20th century - France

Crafts & Visual Arts → Impressionism (Art)

Crafts & Visual Arts → Monet, Claude, 1840-1926

Crafts & Visual Arts → Painting

Crafts & Visual Arts → Painting, French

Crafts & Visual Arts → Post-impressionism (Art)

Crafts & Visual Arts → Renoir, Auguste, 1841-1919

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

People → Monet, Claude, 1840-1926

People → Renoir, Auguste, 1841-1919

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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