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Moving pictures : American art and early film, 1880-1910

Author: Nancy Mowll Mathews; Charles Musser; Marta Braun; Williams College. Museum of Art.; et al
Publisher: Manchester, Vt. : Hudson Hills Press in association with the Williams College Museum of Art : Distributed in the US and Canada by National Book Network, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : CD for computer : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"This publication explores the complex relationship between American art and early film. From the photographs of Muybridge, Marey, and Eakins of the 1880s, to the first films of the 1890s which drew from established conventions of American art, to the New York films and art of the first decades of the twentieth century, the struggle between art and film both polarized and inspired the artists of its era."--BOOK  Read more...
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Genre/Form: DVDs
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Mowll Mathews; Charles Musser; Marta Braun; Williams College. Museum of Art.; et al
ISBN: 1555952283 9781555952280 1555952631 9781555952631
OCLC Number: 58789494
Notes: "Issued in conjunction with the exhibition Traditions of America with moving pictures: American art and early film, 1880-1910, Williams College Museum of Art, July 16, 2005-December 11, 2005"--T.p. verso.
Description: viii, 192 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 32 cm. + 1 DVD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Details: System requirements for accompanying DVD-ROM: DVD-ROM drive; Supported browers (PC): IE, Firefox; (Mac): Safari, Firefox.
Contents: Introduction / Nancy Mowll Mathews --
A cornucopia of images : comparison and judgment across theater, film, and the visual arts during the late nineteenth century / Charles Musser --
Early film and American artistic traditions / Nancy Mowll Mathews --
Experiencing nature in early film : dialogues with Church's Niagara and Homer's seascapes / Katherine Manthorne --
John Singer Sargent's moving pictures / Erica Hirshler --
The line, the stitch, and the wardrobe : conjuring the past in American mural painting and film at the turn of the twentieth century / Lucy Oakley --
The body in motion / Nancy Mowll Mathews --
Chronophotography : leaving traces / Marta Braun --
Frieze frames : painted processions in American art about 1900 / Marc Simpson --
"A personality so marked" : Eugen Sandow and visual culture / Charles Musser --
On the canvas : boxing, art, and cinema / Dan Streible --
The city in motion / Nancy Mowll Mathews --
The impressionist city in motion : Childe Hassam and moving pictures in New York City, 1890-1900 / Dana Pilson --
Tough girls / Ellery Foutch --
John Sloan : movies and moving through the city / Joyce Schiller --
Art and film : interactions / Nancy Mowll Mathews --
The film crowd / Antonia Lant --
Seeing, touching, fleeing / Michael Leja --
Moving images and the transformation of the image in modern vision / Tom Gunning --
Exhibition checklist --
Lenders to the exhibition.
Responsibility: Nancy Mowll Mathews with Charles Musser ; contributions by Marta Braun ... [et al.].

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"This publication explores the complex relationship between American art and early film. From the photographs of Muybridge, Marey, and Eakins of the 1880s, to the first films of the 1890s which drew from established conventions of American art, to the New York films and art of the first decades of the twentieth century, the struggle between art and film both polarized and inspired the artists of its era."--BOOK JACKET.

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