The Artist as social critic; visionary

United States, 1986

Film
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The first half of this program shows how painters have expressed their ideas about relationships between people, vice, injustice, human folly and achievement. It includes examples of social criticism by Goya, Hogarth, Rivera, David and Shahn. The painter as visionary is examined in the works of Blake, Bosch, Dali, de Chirico and Klee in the second section.

Credits

director
co-producer

Leslie Ann Nathan

Jim Maguire

John G. Danza

production company

Center for Humanities

Duration

00:25:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1986

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

38336

Language

English

Subject categories

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art and society

Crafts & Visual Arts → Artists

Crafts & Visual Arts → Dali, Salvador, 1904-1989

Crafts & Visual Arts → Klee, Paul, 1879-1940

Crafts & Visual Arts → Painters

Crafts & Visual Arts → Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957

People → Dali, Salvador, 1904-1989

People → Klee, Paul, 1879-1940

People → Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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