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Late 19th-Century European Art (2005)

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The final decades of the nineteenth century witnessed the development of new art forms and styles as a reaction to the academic traditions that had prevailed for over a century. This DVD contains four video presentations about 19th-century European painters and related art movements.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
02:15
Late 19th-Century European Art

Seeing Color: Object, Light, Observer (2004)

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Examines the question: What is color? Takes viewers inside the galleries and conservation labs of the National Gallery of Art, to painting studios in New York and Washington, and to a high school physics classroom to explore color as both an aesthetic and physical phenomenon.

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Middle
High
Length: 
00:27
Seeing Color: Object, Light, Observer

Dixit Jinx

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Jinx is a new Game in the Dixit family but unlike the original game the drawings are not realistic illustrations depicting scenes but images halfway between abstraction and figuration.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Special Education
ELA
Fine Arts
Play Time: 
15 min.
Dixit Jinx

The Films of Charles & Ray Eames: Volume 1, The Powers of Ten (1989)

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Charles and Ray Eames are among the finest American designers of the 20th century. they are best known for their groundbreaking contributions to architecture, furniture design (the Eames Chair), industrial design and manufacturing, and the photographic arts.

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Middle
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Length: 
00:46
The Films of Charles & Ray Eames: Volume 1, The Powers of Ten

The Films of Charles & Ray Eames: Volume 2 (1989)

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Charles and Ray Eames are among the finest American designers of the 20th century. they are best known for their groundbreaking contributions to architecture, furniture design (the Eames Chair), industrial design and manufacturing, and the photographic arts.

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Middle
High
Length: 
01:05
The Films of Charles & Ray Eames: Volume 2

The Films of Charles & Ray Eames: Volume 3 (1991)

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Charles and Ray Eames are among the finest American designers of the 20th century. they are best known for their groundbreaking contributions to architecture, furniture design (the Eames Chair), industrial design and manufacturing, and the photographic arts.

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Middle
High
Length: 
00:55
The Films of Charles & Ray Eames: Volume 3

The Films of Charles & Ray Eames: Volume 4 (1993)

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Charles and Ray Eames are among the finest American designers of the 20th century. they are best known for their groundbreaking contributions to architecture, furniture design (the Eames Chair), industrial design and manufacturing, and the photographic arts.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
01:00
The Films of Charles & Ray Eames: Volume 4

The Films of Charles & Ray Eames: Volume 5 (1993)

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Charles and Ray Eames are among the finest American designers of the 20th century. they are best known for their groundbreaking contributions to architecture, furniture design (the Eames Chair), industrial design and manufacturing, and the photographic arts.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:51
The Films of Charles & Ray Eames: Volume 5

The Films of Charles & Ray Eames: Volume 6 (2005)

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Charles and Ray Eames are among the finest American designers of the 20th century. they are best known for their groundbreaking contributions to architecture, furniture design (the Eames Chair), industrial design and manufacturing, and the photographic arts.

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Middle
High
Length: 
01:00
The Films of Charles & Ray Eames: Volume 6

Casi (Ish)

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Ramon loved to draw. He drew everywhere and everything. He never put down his pencil until...

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:08
Casi (Ish)

He's Got the Whole World in His Hands

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Based on one of the most well-known spirituals in America, He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands is a visually rich depiction of the diversity and beauty of the world.

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Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:07
He's Got the Whole World in His Hands

This is Daniel Cook: Creating - Art (2004)

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The five 6 minute segments in Creating Art are:
1) THIS IS DANIEL COOK AT THE ART GALLERY - Daniel learns about priceless paintings and hundred year old sculptures as he explores an art gallery. Daniel tours several galleries and plays 'I Spy' with his favorite painting.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:30
This is Daniel Cook: Creating - Art

John Philip Duck (2001)

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When young Edward first brought his tiny wild duck to the grand hotel where he worked with his Pa, his only thought was to keep it hidden. After all, he just needed a warm place for his little pet to stay during the day. Everyone helped keep his secret. One day, Mr. Schutt, the blustery hotel manager, discovered the duck swimming in the lobby fountain!

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:22
John Philip Duck

Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes (Unabridged)

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For 25 years, middle-grade readers have been moved by this telling of Sadako Sasaki's spirited battle with leukemia.

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630L
Length: 
01:32
Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes (Unabridged)

Lives of the Artists: Masterpieces, Messes (and What the Neighbors Thought)

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Whether visiting museums and galleries or taking Art History courses, we often marvel at the brilliant artwork, but learn little about the artists behind the creations. Kathleen Krull's acclaimed Lives of the Artists examines 20 brilliant artists and tells us why their neighbors had so much to whisper about.

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02:02
Lives of the Artists: Masterpieces, Messes (and What the Neighbors Thought)

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