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A Wave from the Atlantic

Author: Robert HughesAlfred KazinPlanet 24 (Firm)British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.Time Warner, Inc.All authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, VA] : PBS Home Video, [1997]
Series: American visions, 5.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An eight part series presenting American history through its visual art, painting, sculpture, architecture and monuments. In this fifth segment waves of immigrants in the early 20th century bring both their old culture and a thirst for the new. The tenements are documented by photographer Jacob Riis and the socially conscious Ashcan School. Then, after the historic 1913 Armory show, artists like Joseph Stella, Paul  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Named Person: Jacob A Riis; Robert Henri; George Bellows; Alfred Stieglitz; Marcel Duchamp; Joseph Stella; Paul Strand; Charles Demuth; Arthur Garfield Dove; Georgia O'Keeffe; Mabel Dodge Luhan; Marsden Hartley; Frank Lloyd Wright
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Hughes; Alfred Kazin; Planet 24 (Firm); British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Time Warner, Inc.; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); PBS Home Video.
ISBN: 0780618165 9780780618169
OCLC Number: 37462957
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally produced in 1966 for PBS.
Closed-captioned.
Credits: Producer/director, James Kent ; executive producer, Nicholas Rossiter ; photography, Dave Bennett ; film editor, Colin Minchin ; music, David Ferguson.
Performer(s): Robert Hughes (art critic), Alfred Kazin (historian), Marcel Duchamp, Frank Lloyd Wright, Maria Chabot.
Description: 1 videocassette (58 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: American visions, 5.
Other Titles: American visions.
Responsibility: written & presented by Robert Hughes ; a Planet 24 production in association with BBC Television ; a Time Inc.-BBC co-production ; produced in association with Thirteen/WNET.

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An eight part series presenting American history through its visual art, painting, sculpture, architecture and monuments. In this fifth segment waves of immigrants in the early 20th century bring both their old culture and a thirst for the new. The tenements are documented by photographer Jacob Riis and the socially conscious Ashcan School. Then, after the historic 1913 Armory show, artists like Joseph Stella, Paul Strand, Alfred Stieglitz, forge a modernism that is uniquely American. Also presents the work of Robert Henri, George Bellows, Marcel Duchamp, Charles Demuth, Arthur Dove, Georgia O'Keeffe, Mabel Dodge Luhand, Marsden Hartley and Frank Lloyd Wright.

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