What is Modern Art? (Standard Definition)

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Filmed at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, Vladimir Sokoloff introduces a young woman to some examples of modern art by Picasso, Chagall, Dali, and others and explains the motivations behind some of the techniques developed by the artists.

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1 film (20 min.) : col. ; 16 mm.

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Brentano, Felix; Riethof, William & Samuels, Spencer 1948.

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  • The Estates of Gordon and Nancy C. Knox

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Filmed at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, Vladimir Sokoloff introduces a young woman to some examples of modern art by Picasso, Chagall, Dali, and others and explains the motivations behind some of the techniques developed by the artists.

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1 film (20 min.) : col. ; 16 mm.

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Gordon Knox Film Collection

The Gordon Knox Film Collection contains films created by Texas-born filmmaker Gordon Knox (1906-1992) or Mr. Knox's production company, The Princeton Film Archives. The collection contains short and feature-length documentaries produced for the United States Armed Forces, state and federal government agencies, non-profit organizations and private sector clients. Also included in this collection are still photographs showing film crews and staff working on location.

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  • 1948

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  • May 24, 2010, 11:33 a.m.

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  • Aug. 8, 2017, 11:34 a.m.

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Brentano, Felix; Riethof, William & Samuels, Spencer. What is Modern Art? (Standard Definition), video, 1948; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc13681/: accessed November 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Media Library.