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How to look at and understand great art. Episode 2, Where am I? Point of view and focal point

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.
Summary, etc.:
Explore how point of view - the artist's positioning of the viewer with respect to the image - works in painting and sculpture, paying particular attention to differences in angle and spatial relation. Then, continue with focal point, or the artist's centering of attention on a key area of the work.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Art > History.
Art appreciation.
Art.
Genre: Documentary films.

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