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   Understanding Impressionism DVD
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    Description: The revolutionary Impressionist movement paved the wave for creative expression and artistic experimentation. Learn about the most prominent Impressionist artists and see examples of their masterpieces.
    Price: $49.95
    Copyright: ©2004
    Format: 1 DVD
    Length:28 minutes
    UPC:69394 0202339
    Learning Objectives: 1) Students will compare Neo-Classical art to Impressionism.
    2) Students will learn about the major French Impressionist painters.
    3) Students will see many examples of Impressionist art.

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    "Teachers looking for a clear and well-organized introduction to the Impressionist Movement would do well to consider this program. The main topics, which include What Is Impressionism?, How Impressionism Began, Impressionist Techniques, Impressionist Artists, and the Evolution of the Revolution: After Impressionism, are well-defined and delineated. There are brief biographical profiles of artists such as Monet, Manet, Renoir, Pissaro, Degas, Morisot, Cezanne, and Cassatt. Illustrative works are identified by title and artist. The differences in content and style between traditional Salon painters and the Impressionists are reinforced at various points in the video, with attention to artistic technique. Unfamiliar terms are introduced and explained, such as pointillism, plein aire, and peinture claire. Toulouse-Lautrec, Van Gogh, Gauguin, Seurat, and Matisse are also briefly discussed as a bridge from the Impressionist to Post-Impressionist Schools. Production values are good, employing documentary film footage, photographs, slides, and video to present a definition of Impressionism and an overview of its major artists. Narration alternates between a male and female voice, and background music changes theme appropriately. Title graphics and transitions are interesting and will maintain student interest. The video provides a useful introduction for art students, as well as for social studies and language art s teachers wishing to enrich their curriculum."
    SOURCE: School Library Journal, April 2001 Issue
    AUTHOR: Melba Tomeo, Slippery Rock University, PA
    Reproduced, with permission from School Library Journal Copyright
    By Cahners Business Information
    A Division of Reed Elsevier Inc.
    Special Features:
    Region Free

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