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How to look at and understand great art. Episode 4, Line - description and expression

Hirsh, Sharon L., (presenter.). The Great Courses (Firm), (Distributor). Kanopy (Firm), (Distributor).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (31 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : The Great Courses, 2011.

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Originally produced by The Great Courses in 2011.
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Discover the properties of line, another essential element of art, as "descriptive" (describing reality) or "expressional" (conveying feeling). Learn about the use of geometric lines, implied lines, and directional lines within a composition. Also, study the compelling, psychological use of line in Picasso's works, Seurat's "The Circus", and in key Modern and Expressionist works.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Art > History.
Art appreciation.
Art.
Genre: Documentary films.

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