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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
 
American Artist DVDs
American Artist DVDs

Take an intriguing journey into the life and times of famous American artists. Each video offers a look over the shoulder of each master as they work in their respective studios and speak of their personal relationships, joys, inspirations, and struggles. 30 minutes.

Prices range from $29.99 - $39.95
 
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: 21 Collection: Seasons 1-6 DVD Set
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 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
 
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
 
Chuck Close
Chuck Close

Chuck Close, an astounding portrait of one of the world's leading contemporary painters, was a parting gift from Marion Cajori, a filmmaker who died before her time. Directed by Marion Cajori. DVD. 116 minutes.

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.

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The Cool School: How LA Learned How to Love Modern Art
The Cool School: How LA Learned How to Love Modern Art

The Cool School is an object lesson in how to build an art scene from scratch and what to avoid in the process. Directed by Morgan Neville and narrated by Jeff Bridges. 86 minutes.

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Crystal Productions Dropping in Series, Books and DVDs
Crystal Productions Dropping in Series, Books and DVDs

A full-color illustrated introduction to the lives and art of major artists developed especially for young students. Each DVD and companion book analyzes the reproductions of key master works, and children learn new ways to observe and think about art.

Prices range from $17.33 - $199.95 SAVE up to 11% off List!
 
Crystal Productions Learn Art Styles with Lisa DVDs
Crystal Productions Learn Art Styles with Lisa DVDs

Based on the popular poster series, each DVD offers a fast-paced overview of important works and characteristics of 24 important art styles from the 1100s to the present. DVDs are intended for grades 7 and up.

Prices range from $29.95 - $324.00
 
Discovery of Art DVDs
Discovery of Art DVDs

This Great Artists series from Kultur Films presents a look at the greatest works of art created by several extraordinary artists, including Delacroix, Schwitters, da Vinci, Parrish, Michelangelo, and Toulouse-Lautrec. DVD. 276 minutes total running time.

Prices range from $19.99 - $99.99
 
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
 
Edward Hopper DVD
Edward Hopper DVD

This film traces the path of Edward Hopper, one of the best known and most admired American artists. His varied influences are covered, from French Impressionism to the gangster films of the 1930s. DVD. 30 minutes.

Price: $19.99
 
The English Masters DVDs
The English Masters DVDs

The programs in The English Masters series contain an in-depth look at Blake, Constable, Reynolds, and Turner. Each DVD includes expert commentary and analyses from leading authorities, art historians, and scholars. 50 minutes each.

Prices range from $19.99 - $99.99
 
Exit Through the Gift Shop DVD
Exit Through the Gift Shop DVD

In one of the most provocative films about art ever made, an eccentric shopkeeper turned amateur filmmaker attempts to capture many of the world's most infamous vandals on camera, only to have famed British street artist Banksy turn the camcorder back on its owner. 87 minutes.

Price: $29.99 Out of Stock
 
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
 
Gauguin: Maker of Myth
Gauguin: Maker of Myth

This film from the National Gallery of Art Paul Gauguin (1848–1903) moved away from Impressionism to create a new art driven less by observation and more by imagination. His gifts as an artist were matched by his talent for creating myths about places, cultures, and most of all, himself.

Price: $19.95
 
Gerhard Richter Painting DVD
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 Out of Stock
 
Getting To Know DVDs
Getting To Know DVDs

Each of these DVDs presents a lighthearted, intelligent, and appealing introduction to one of the world's greatest artists in the style of Mike Venezia's award-winning children's books. Praised by Booklist, School Library Journal, and Video Librarian.

Price: $29.95
 
Ginevra's Story
Ginevra's Story

"Ginevra de Benci," the first portrait by Leonardo da Vinci, is both haunting and hypnotic. Utilizing modern technology, this DVD delves beneath the surface to unveil fascinating stories about the Master and his subject. DVD. 56 minutes.

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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!
 
Homage to Chagall
Homage to Chagall

Rather than trapping Chagall's achievements in dry historical context, Harry Rasky's casual mastery of filmmaking humanizes and personalizes the art of Marc Chagall while increasing its lingering, transcendent beauty. DVD. 88 minutes.

Price: $17.99 SAVE up to 10% off List!
 
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!
 
Lascaux Revisited DVD
Lascaux Revisited DVD

This DVD documents the prehistoric paintings in Lascaux cave located in southwest France. Animation shows how four teens and their dog discovered the cave in 1941. These are the only images of Lascaux filmed since the cave was closed in 1963. 35 minutes.

Price: $29.95
 
Leonardo da Vinci: The Universal Genius DVD
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
 
Michelangelo: Self Portrait
Michelangelo: Self Portrait

Throughout this film, the artist's works come alive as he flashes back to his beginnings and confronts his own life. In the process, the viewer experiences close and personal contact not only with Michelangelo's masterpieces, but with the master as well.

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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
 
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
 
Picasso: The Man and His Work DVDs
Picasso: The Man and His Work DVDs

This Cannes Film Festival selection takes a comprehensive and fascinating look at the life and art of the legendary Pablo Picasso. This 2-part film follows the parallel development of the artist's life and work, giving insight into his creative processes.

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
 
Project 798: New Art in New China
Project 798: New Art in New China

Shot on location in '798,' Beijing's unique art district where the Chinese Contemporary Art scene took shape, Project 798 is one of the most comprehensive and original movies about the movement. Directed by Lucius Kuert. DVD. 62 minutes.

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Romantics and Realists DVDs
Romantics and Realists DVDs

The lives, times, and works of the Romantics and Realists are chronicled in this selection from Kultur Films. These DVDs contain in-depth biographies of Courbet, Friedrich, Goya, Rossetti, Whistler, and Delacroix. DVD. 50 minutes each.

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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Vincent: The Life and Death of Vincent Van Gogh DVD
Vincent: The Life and Death of Vincent Van Gogh DVD

One of the Top 10 documentaries the year it was released, this brilliant portrait of Vincent Van Gogh is a shattering journey through the life of a tortured genius who, spurned in his own time, became the single most influential artist of modern history.

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Wilton Animals in Art History DVD
Wilton Animals in Art History DVD

Explore the role animals have played in great works of art. Take a look at artists from around the world and throughout the centuries who have used animals in their pieces. 4-part DVD. Running time is approximately 30 minutes for each part. Grades 3-8.

Price: $69.95
 
Wilton Footloose in History DVD
Wilton Footloose in History DVD

History truly comes alive! This interdisciplinary program invites questions and further exploration into the nooks and crannies of our historical past. Available as a 4-part DVD with a teacher's guide.

Price: $69.95
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