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1. The artists   Publication: New York, N.Y. Wellspring Media 2004 . 1 videodisc(DVD)(60 min.) sd., col. with b&w sequences 4 3/4 in. , Not rated. Director/producer, Roger Sherman ; writer, Thomas McNamee ; music, Teese Gohl. Tovah Feldshuh, narrator. Special feature: Weblinks. | "Internationally acclaimed sculptor, Alexander Calder, invented an art form, the mobile, which incorporates motion into sculpture. Having created over 16,000 works of art, ranging from tiny mobiles that would fit in a matchbox to soaring monuments over seven stories high, Calder ranks as one of the twentieth century's most important artists"--Container. Date: 2004 Availability: No items available:

2. The artists   Publication: New York, NY Wellspring Media 2004 . 1 videodisc(DVD)(60 min.) sd., col. with b&w sequences 4 3/4 in. , Not rated Producer/writer/director, Karen Thomas ; music, Peter Rogers Melnick. Dennis Hopper, narrator. Special feature: Weblinks. | "No living artist has changed our perception of art as much as American painter Robert Rauschenberg. Beginning in the 1950s, Rauschenberg turned away from convential paint on canvas and started to create multimedia "combines" that both revolutionized and inspired the art community. In the years that have followed, his work has continued to bring a sense of challenge and excitement to the medium"--Container. " ... This compelling film offers a rich mixture of visual images and engaging commentary that eloquently reveal the man behind the ingenuity"--Container. Date: 2004 Availability: No items available:

3. The artists   Publication: New York, N.Y. Wellspring Media 2004 . 1 videodisc(DVD)(ca. 60 min.) sd., col. and b&w 4 3/4 in. , Not rated. Photographers, Phillip Hurn ... [et al.] ; editor, Bryan McKenzie. Narrated by Stockard Channing. Based on the book: Man Ray : American artist / Neil Baldwin. Special features: Essay by biographer Neil Baldwin, "Man Ray and the women we loved" ; Weblinks. | "Man Ray is the quintessential modernist figure: photographer, painter, object maker and collagist, filmmaker and printmaker, poet, essayist and philosopher. Born Emanuel Radnitsky in 1890, he went on to become the leader of the "American avant-garde" and the most enigmatic of the Dada-Surrealists who transformed the Paris art world during the ferment of the 1920's and beyond. This profile follows the creative genius from his youth in Brooklyn to his glory days in Paris and, finally, to his impact on future generations of artist in a variety of fields"--Container. Also includes a never-before-seen interview with Man Ray in which he reminisces about his life and work. Date: 2004 Availability: No items available: