The Arrested moment

United States, 1988

Film
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Episode number 2 of Series “The Painter’s world: changing constants of art from the Renaissance to the present”.
This program explores how painters have achieved movement in a still image and have told stories in a single frame. Before photography, it did not occur to artists to isolate single moments. Medieval art saw the eternal moment, but with Renaissance art action became central. The program looks at how Michelangelo, Raphael, Titian, Leonardo and Caravaggio treated movement and then moves to the post-photography era and the works of Muybridge, Hockney, Duchamp and Pollock.

Credits

producer/director

Judith Wechsler

production company

Judith Wechsler

WGBH (Boston)

Language

English

Duration

00:30:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

38473

Subject categories

Crafts & Visual Arts → Hockney, David, 1937-

Crafts & Visual Arts → Painting - Technique

People → Hockney, David, 1937-

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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