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Dance up close: Pina in 3D

How can film get close to the experience of a live performance? Director Wim Wenders created PINA as a feature-length dance film tribute to the German choreographer Pina Bausch, who died in the summer of 2009. This clip shows sections of two of the works performed by Tanztheater Wuppertal, which were filmed using 3D film ...

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'Kelly and horse, 1946'

This is a full-colour enamel-on-board painting by Sidney Nolan showing a radically simplified Ned Kelly in his armour on a red horse with green hills in the background. The mask is virtually empty, with only Kelly's eyes and the sky visible through the slit. The painting is inscribed 'March 46 Sept 46 N' and measures 92.1 ...

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'Ghost' by Bec U

'Ghost' by Bec U is a full-page black-and-white illustration of an androgynous person dressed in a loose-fitting one-piece garment, standing, looking downwards. The work has been created using black ink on paper.

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Tony Tuckson: 'Watery', 1960

This resource includes an enlargeable image and catalogue information about the painting 'Watery, by Tony Tuckson (1927-73). Included is a video with audio commentary on the artist's career and ideas for his abstract-expressionist landscape. the commentary is provided as text on the web page. The painter employed a gestural ...

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Tony Tuckson: 'White over red and blue', c1971

This resource includes an enlargeable image and catalogue information about the painting 'White over red and blue' by Tony Tuckson (1927-73). Included is a video with audio commentary about the artist, his ideas and his process of painting. Additional information about the abstract-expressionist landscape is provided by ...

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What is Abstract Expressionism?

This is an online resource that focuses on Abstract Expressionism. It includes a definition of Abstract Expressionism; an artwork slideshow that presents Abstract Expressionists in the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) collection; a video of curator Ann Temkin's introduction to the exhibition, Abstract Expressionist New York; ...

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Video glossary: art terms in action

This resource focuses on defining common art terms that relate to Abstract Expressionism and to painting in general through video demonstrations that show each of the terms demonstrated by an artist at work in their studio. It presents six different art terms including Paint, Viscosity, Palette knife, Emulsion, Enamel, ...