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Art Brut : outsider art, outsider artists / Journeyman Pictures (Firm)

Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Other author/creatorJourneyman Pictures (Great Britain)
Format Electronic and Video (Streaming)
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2007], c2006.
Description1 streaming video file (37 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Variant title Outsider art, outsider artists
Contents Artists With Disabilities (3:36) -- Art as Language (3:34) -- Development of Artistic Style (1:27) -- Disabled Artist (3:38) -- An Artist's Models (3:53) -- Nazi Resolution for the Handicapped (4:59) -- Significance of Outside Art (5:01) -- Public Awareness of Art Brut (3:09) -- Public Exhibition of Outsider Art (6:02)
Abstract In its strictest sense, the term art brut refers to art created outside the boundaries of official culture and often focuses on the work of people who live in mental institutions. This program focuses on the art of Josef "Pepi" Hofer and several other artists with mental retardation and similar disabilities as it captures them in workshops and at a showing and award ceremony at The House of Art, Munich. Although not designated as art therapy, the effects of creating art are visibly therapeutic as these individuals explore issues of sexuality and other areas of human experience and imagination through depictions both complex and deceptively simple.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Sept. 06, 2007.
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.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: Journeyman Pictures (Firm), 2007 9781421380445
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number37604 Films Media Group

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