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Agnes Martin : With My Back to the World / New Deal Films, Inc.

Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Format Video (Streaming) and Electronic
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2014], ©2002.
Description1 streaming video file (57 min.) : sound, color.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Variant title With My Back to the World
Contents Creative Process (1:47) -- Preparing Canvasses (2:29) -- Starting a Painting (3:08) -- Memory (4:02) -- Innocence (3:31) -- New York Years (3:51) -- Return to the Southwest (1:46) -- "Gabriel" Project (2:45) -- Solitude (2:34) -- Geometry (3:05) -- Painting outside Nature (2:43) -- Minimalism (3:28) -- Empty Mind (2:15) -- Inspiration (3:22) -- "Happiness" Paintings (2:01) -- Resting the Mind (4:10) -- Spirituality (4:36) -- Happiness Philosophy (4:21) -- Credits: Agnes Martin: With My Back to the World (0:48)
Abstract Internationally renowned painter Agnes Martin was designated by ARTnews Magazine as one of the world's top-ten living artists. This documentary was shot over a period of four years, from 1998 through 2002, Martin's ninetieth year. Interviews with the artist are inter-cut with shots at her studio in Taos, New Mexico, with photographs and archival footage, and with images of her work from over five decades. Martin speaks about her work, her working methods, her life as an artist, and her views about the creative process. She also discusses her film, "Gabriel" and reads from her poetry and lectures.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on December 12, 2014.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 9 & up.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: New Deal Films, Inc., 2002.
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number60610 Films Media Group

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