Books and Media - Art Appreciation Videos

African-American Artists Video Series
African-American Artists Video Series

Award-winning documentary series by producer Linda Freeman provides intimate and personal looks at the lives and works of famous artists working in their own studios. David Irving is the writer-director. Color.

Price: $39.95
 
All About Prints
All About Prints

"All About Prints" is a documentary that invites novices and experienced collectors alike to explore the art of printmaking from the perspective of influential curators, collectors, dealers, printmakers, and artists.

Price: $19.95
 
Arcimboldo, 1526-1593
Arcimboldo, 1526-1593

This documentary combines original high-definition footage of the artist's native Milan and the Habsburg palaces of Vienna and Prague with images of Arcimboldo's work as a court painter, designer of festivals, and chronicler of the natural world.

Price: $19.99
 
Art of Mexico DVD
Art of Mexico DVD

The cultural and political heritage of Mexico has inspired unique and compelling art. This two-part series from Kultur Films explores Mexican art from its beginnings with the Aztec and Mayan peoples to modern day painters.

Prices range from $19.99 - $29.99
 
Art Smart Drawing DVDs
Art Smart Drawing DVDs

Now available on DVD, these videos take your students into the studio for an over-the-shoulder look at the various skills and techniques demonstrated by professional artists and craftspersons. All DVDs are approximately 30 minutes long.

Price: $29.95
 
Art: 21 Collection: Seasons 1-6 DVD Set
NEW! Art: 21 Collection: Seasons 1-6 DVD Set

The Art: 21 Collection includes all six seasons of this award-winning documentary series. The 24 one-hour programs present groundbreaking artists of the new century at work and speaking in their own words.

Price: $79.99 Out of Stock
 
Art: 21 Season 5 DVD
Art: 21 Season 5 DVD - Art in the Twenty-First Century

Through in-depth profiles and dynamic behind-the-scenes footage featuring artists speaking directly about. their inspirations and ideas, Season Five of Art21 shows a broad range of artistic practice, technical innovation, and experimentation

Price: $29.99
 
Art: 21 Season 6 DVD
Art: 21 Season 6 DVD - Art in the Twenty-First Century

Contemporary art reflects the ideas of our time, and artists are the creative role models grappling with today’s most timely questions. What is the nature of reality? How do we respond to a world in flux? Why do some historical events shape the way we think today, and why have some been forgotten?

Price: $29.99
 
Art: 21 Seasons 1 and 2 DVD Set
Art: 21 Seasons 1 and 2 DVD Set - Art in the Twenty-First Century

Meet 37 diverse U.S. artists in this Emmy-nominated series. Viewers go into studios, homes, and communities for an intimate view of artists' lives, creative processes, and sources of inspiration. 2-disc set includes Seasons 1 and 2. DVD. 480 minutes.

Price: $49.99 Out of Stock
 
Artists of the 20th Century DVDs
Artists of the 20th Century DVDs

This series from Kultur Films examines the lives and work of some of the greatest visual artists of the 20th century. Fascinating facts are revealed about the artists. Each DVD includes stunning images of the artist's greatest work.

Price: $19.99
 
Autumn de Forest DVD
Autumn de Forest DVD

Autumn de Forest is ten years old and loves to paint. She has been an avid painter for most of her life, but it was not until her parents placed fine art quality oil paints and canvases within her grasp that her output became not only prolific — but eerily beyond her years.

Price: $29.95
 
Colored Frames DVD
Colored Frames DVD - A Visual Art Documentary

Beginning at the height of the Civil Rights Era and leading up to the present, it is a naked and truthful look at often-ignored artists and their progeny set against the backdrop of the modern global struggle for freedom and equality.

No Longer Available!
 
David Hockney: A Bigger Picture
David Hockney: A Bigger Picture

Filmed over a span of three years, this documentary provides an unprecedented record of a major artist at work. It captures David Hockney's return from California to paint his native Yorkshire - outside, through the seasons, and in all weathers.

Price: $24.95
 
Dutch Masters DVDs
Dutch Masters DVDs

This series from Kultur Films chronicles the lives, times, and works of the Dutch Masters, men whose genius has captivated the art world for generations. Informative and entertaining, the series highlights important events in each artist's life.

Prices range from $19.99 - $99.99
 
Empire of the Eye: The Magic of Illusion
Empire of the Eye: The Magic of Illusion

The Magic of Illusion is a film about how we see, what we see, or what it is we think we see. Al Roker guides us on a journey into the secrets of illusion, utilizing special effects to illustrate the artistic and visionary discoveries of the Renaissance.

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Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater DVDs
Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater DVDs

Fallingwater exemplifies Wright's concept of "Organic Architecture," seeking to integrate the building, site, and inhabitants into a unified whole. This 2-disc special editition is a testament to a great architect working at the height of his career.

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The Gates DVD
The Gates DVD - A Film about The Gates in Central Park, New York City

This documentary follows the temporary life of "The Gates" from inception through installation, enjoyment, and finally disassembly.

Price: $29.95
 
Gerhard Richter Painting DVD
NEW! Gerhard Richter Painting DVD

Gerhard Richter Painting offers a rare glimpse into the creative process and working methods of one of the world's most respected artists.

Price: $29.95
 
Great Artists One with Tim Marlow DVDs
Great Artists One with Tim Marlow DVDs

In this 14 part series, art historian Tim Marlow explores the lives and works of the world's great artists, taking a fresh look at their most important masterpieces.

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Great Artists Two with Tim Marlow
Great Artists Two with Tim Marlow

This 12-part series explores the lives and works of some of art history's most influential artists, including Piero della Francesca, Holbein, Caravaggio, Constable, and Whistler.

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The Great Epochs of European Art DVD Set
The Great Epochs of European Art DVD Set

The Great Epochs of European Art explores everything from the classical art of the Greeks and Romans to the masterpieces of the Baroque era to the trends of the 19th and 20th centuries — and everything in-between.

Price: $59.99
 
Great Women Artists DVDs
Great Women Artists DVDs

This series of programs from Kultur Films presents an in-depth look at some of the greatest women artists of all times. It features spectacular imagery and many rare historical photographs. Geared toward grades 7 and up, each DVD runs 45 minutes.

Prices range from $15.78 - $39.46 SAVE 21% off List!
 
Helvetica
Helvetica

This feature-length independent film about typography, graphic design, and global visual culture looks at the proliferation of one typeface as part of a larger conversation about the way type affects our lives. 80 minutes, plus bonus material.

Price: $24.95
 
I Can Fly DVDs
I Can Fly DVDs

Hosted by teenager Austin Eve Irving, this compelling video series for children of all ages features exciting explorations into the lives and times of famous painters.

Price: $39.95
 
Impressionists DVDs
Impressionists DVDs

The six programs in this collection from Kultur Films provide an in-depth look into the fascinating world of the Impressionists and their art. The programs place each artist in historical context, highlighting the events that inspired their work.

Prices range from $19.99 - $99.99
 
The Impressionists with Tim Marlow
The Impressionists with Tim Marlow

In this compilation, we are reacquainted with the artists. Marlow takes us on a journey through late 19th century France and he invites us to immerse ourselves in the greatest Impressionist works of art.

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In Conversation: Kentridge & Dumas DVD
In Conversation: Kentridge & Dumas DVD

The film shows the two engaged in intense discussion about drawing, painting, and filmmaking, and includes footage of the artists in their studios and of their works.

Price: $24.95
 
Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child
Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child

In his short career, Jean-Michel Basquiat was a phenomenon. He became notorious for his graffiti art under the moniker SAMO in the late 1970s on New York City's Lower East Side scene, sold his first painting to Deborah Harry for nothing, and became best friends with Andy Warhol. 93 minutes.

Price: $29.95
 
Joan Miró: The Ladder of Escape DVD
Joan Miró: The Ladder of Escape DVD

The documentary includes original footage shot in Barcelona and Catalonia, interviews with scholars, images of Miro's paintings and sculpture, and archival footage and photos.

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Kiki Smith: Squatting the Palace
Kiki Smith: Squatting the Palace

"Kiki Smith: Squatting the Palace" takes a circular approach to Kiki Smith, an artist who works in overlapping spirals of creative energy.

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Landmarks of Western Art DVDs
Landmarks of Western Art DVDs

Kultur Video offers an authoritative and comprehensive study of art and artists through the ages. The six films in this series document the world's great artistic accomplishments from the medieval period to post-impressionism, Botticelli to van Gogh.

Prices range from $15.99 - $79.99 SAVE 20% off List!
 
Laurence Gartel: Digital Media Artist DVD
Laurence Gartel: Digital Media Artist DVD

Laurence Gartel has been exploring the artistic potential of computers. His cutting–edge works have been shown at the Museum of Modern Art and the Smithsonian Institution, and his works for pop culture icons such as Versace, Britney Spears, and Justin Timberlake are legendary.

Price: $39.95
 
Leonardo da Vinci: The Universal Genius DVD
NEW! Leonardo da Vinci: The Universal Genius DVD

Featuring close-ups of many of Leonardo's masterpieces filmed on location, Leonardo da Vinci: The Universal Genius follows Leonardo's trail from Florence to Milan to Amboise Castle in the Loire, where he served the French King Francis I.

Price: $14.99 SAVE 25% off List!
 
Matisse/Picasso DVD
Matisse/Picasso DVD - Twin Giants of Modern Art

With archive footage and photos and a wealth of examples of their work, this documentary follows the separate paths of Matisse and Picasso, examines their points of contact, and sheds light on how the genius of each artist nourished that of the other.

Price: $19.99
 
Mona Lisa Revealed: Secrets of the Painting
Mona Lisa Revealed: Secrets of the Painting

With exclusive access to Cotte's photographs and technique, as well as analysis from leading experts, we see for the first time that da Vinci may actually have painted his model with eyebrows and lashes - just one of 25 secrets this documentary reveals.

Price: $19.99
 
Multicultural Videos
Multicultural Videos Clearance!

These multicultural videos are documentaries of the artists life, dreams , and emotions. They pay special attention to emotional aspects of creative art.

Prices range from $21.97 - $39.95 SAVE up to 45% off List!
 
Objectified
Objectified

This is a feature-length documentary about our complex relationship with manufactured objects and, by extension, the people who design them. Director Gary Hustwit documents the creative processes of some of the world's most influential product designers.

Price: $24.95
 
Pablo Picasso DVD
Pablo Picasso DVD

In this film, Didier Baussy-Oulianoff presents the collection, sorts the work according to period, and establishes what inspired each piece.

Price: $19.99
 
Post-Impressionists DVDs
Post-Impressionists DVDs

The work and lives of six of the most famous and influential figures of the Post-Impressionist movement are examined in detail in this series from Kultur Films.

Prices range from $19.99 - $99.99
 
Velázquez: The Painter of Painters DVD
Velázquez: The Painter of Painters DVD

In 1990, filmmaker Didier Baussy-Oulianoff was given special access to film 79 Velázquez paintings at the Prado in Madrid, Spain, creating a character-revealing portrait of the artist from his early artistic youth to his works for the Spanish court.

Price: $19.99
 
Vermeer: Master of Light
Vermeer: Master of Light

What makes a Vermeer a Vermeer? This DVD is a visual quest in search of an answer to this question. It is a journey of discovery that guides the viewer through an exploration of Vermeer's paintings, and examines the "secrets" of his technique.

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Who is the Artist? DVD Series
Who is the Artist? DVD Series

Now available on DVD, this series is a great way to introduce students grade three and up to the life and work of famous artists. Its interactive approach encourages students to evaluate paintings as they are presented. The full set presents 18 artists.

Price: $29.95
 
Wilton Art Appreciation Series 100 CDs or Videos
Wilton Art Appreciation Series 100 CDs or Videos

Narration is simple, direct, and stimulating. It's also brilliantly photographed and easy to follow. An informative teacher's guide includes suggested activities and a vocabulary list.

Price: $149.95
 
Wilton Art Appreciation Series 100 DVDs
Wilton Art Appreciation Series 100 DVDs

Narration is simple, direct, and stimulating. It's also brilliantly photographed and easy to follow. An informative teacher's guide includes suggested activities and a vocabulary list.

Prices range from $39.95 - $149.95
 
Wilton Art Appreciation Series 200 DVDs
Wilton Art Appreciation Series 200 DVDs

This series introduces young students to the world's greatest paintings and teaches visual concepts such as realism and abstraction, warm and cool colors, and compostion. Includes a total of 6 programs on 3 DVDs.

Price: $109.95
 
With Hand and Heart DVD
With Hand and Heart DVD

Filmed in the Hohokan, Mogollan, and Anasazi communities, this film showcases the stunning vases, bowls, Navajo blankets, and storyteller figures that exemplify the artistic legacy of Southwestern Native America.

Price: $24.95
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