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How to look at and understand great art. Episode 1, The importance of first impressions

Hirsh, Sharon L., (presenter.). The Great Courses (Firm), (Distributor). Kanopy (Firm), (Distributor).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (34 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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Examine the contexts and environments in which we encounter art and their critical effect on our viewing experience. Consider ways of displaying and framing paintings, as well as key parameters for viewing sculpture. Then, learn the predominant genres of Western art, and the artist's media, tools, and techniques.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Art > History.
Art appreciation.
Art.
Genre: Documentary films.

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