American Light: The Luminist Movement, 1850-1875 Movie Review 1989

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A look at the landscape paintings of American artists during the second half of the 19th century. These paintings, which are particularly notable for their poetic and dramatic light, are interspersed with photographs of the same landscapes and commentary.


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Available on VHS
Running time 32 minutes.

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Documentary Films, Art & Artists, Museums, Painting
National Gallery of Art

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