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From Monet to Van Gogh [videorecording] : a history of Impressionism / [taught by Richard Brettell].

Brettell, Richard R. (Author). Teaching Company. (Added Author).
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Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch GC 759.054 BRETTELL (Text) Book 33946003083081 Great Courses . 2nd Floor Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch GC 759.054 BRETTELL DVD (Text) DVDs 33946003083073 Great Courses . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1565855884
  • ISBN: 9781565855885
  • Physical Description: 4 videodiscs (ca. 720 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 guidebook (vi, 144 p. ; 19 cm.)
  • Publisher: Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., [2010],c2002

Content descriptions

General Note: Series of 24 lectures, each 30 min.
Course guidebook including scopes and outlines of the material discussed, a bibliographies of specific paintings in question, and timelines of key events.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (Course guidebook, p. 115-122).
Formatted Contents Note: Disc 1. Lecture 1. The realist and the idealist -- Lecture 2. Napoleon III's Paris -- Lecture 3. Baudelaire and the definition of modernism -- Lecture 4. The shock of the new -- Lecture 5. The painters of modern life -- Lecture 6. Pierre-Auguste Renoir -- Disc 2. Lecture 7. Impressions in the countryside -- Lecture 8. Paris under siege -- Lecture 9. The first exhibition -- Lecture 10. Monet and Renoir in Argenteuil -- Lecture 11. Cézanne and Pissarro in Pontoise -- Lecture 12. Berthe Morisot -- Disc 3. -- Lecture 13. The third exhibition -- Lecture 14. Edgar Degas -- Lecture 15. Gustave Caillebotte -- Lecture 16. Mary Cassatt -- Lecture 17. Manet's later works -- Lecture 18. Departures -- Disc 4. Lecture 19. Paul Gauguin -- Lecture 20. The final exhibition -- Lecture 21. The studio of the south : Van Gogh and Gauguin -- Lecture 22. Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec -- Lecture 23. The Nabis -- Lecture 24. La fin.
Participant or Performer Note: Lecturer, Richard Brettell, the University of Texas at Dallas.
Summary, etc.: Richard Brettell, Professor of Aesthetic Studies at the University of Texas at Dallas, introduces the style, subject, and function of Impressionist painting by artists including Monet, Renoir, Cassatt, Cézanne, Toulouse-Lautrec, and Van Gogh. Explains how Impressionism changed the way that people see the world and examines how these artists documented life in the latter half of the 19th century and provided models of behavior, decorum, and urban beauty that persist to this day.
System Details Note: DVD, region 1.
Subject: Impressionism (Art)
Impressionist artists.
Art, Modern > 19th century > History.
Genre: Filmed lectures.
Nonfiction films.

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