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Mixed Media Masters

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The Creative Process
Featuring: Romare Bearman, Elizabeth Catlett, Red Grooms, Linda Freeman, Faith Ringgold, Chuck Close; with Tom Hoving, Wynton Marsalis, Lowery Sims
Created and Produced by Linda Freeman
Written and Directed by David Irving

Six well-known artists explore their irresistible impulse to create. Each demonstrates how they navigate through their unique process of creating a work of art... Click to Preview.

DVD format: $39.95 BUY NOW

African Art, Women, History: The Luba People of Central Africa
Narrated by Dr. Mary Nooter Roberts
Created and Produced by Linda Freeman
Written and Directed by David Irving

This documentary explores Luba Art and the relationship between women, art, and history. Welcome to the magical world of the “Lukasa,” a memory board... Click to Preview.

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Emma Amos: Action Lines
Hosted by Anna Deavere Smith
Created and Produced by Linda Freeman
Written and Directed by David Irving

An African-American artist of incredible strength, color and dramatic palette, Emma Amos paints pictures based on her feelings and fears. She includes materials such as... Click to Preview.

DVD format: $39.95 | VHS format: $39.95 | BUY NOW

Benny Andrews: The Visible Man
Narrated by Geoffrey Holder
Created and Produced by Linda Freeman
Written and Directed by David Irving

A self-styled innovator, Benny Andrews, an African-American artist, creates collages and paintings of stunning humanity. Growing up in the 1930’s in a sharecropper’s family... Click to Preview.

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Jennifer Bartlett & Jackie Winsor: Women in Their Studios
Created and Produced by Linda Freeman
Written and Directed by David Irving

With determination and verve, Jennifer Bartlett and Jackie Winsor attacked their art in the 60s and 70s. In the fullness of time that resolve marked them as the celebrated artists... Click to Preview.

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Romare Bearden: Visual Jazz
Hosted by Wynton Marsalis
Created and Produced by Linda Freeman
Written and Directed by David Irving

A bold, brilliant artist, Romare Bearden created collages and paintings of stunning humanity in which he aimed to do nothing less than “redefine the image of man” in terms... Click to Preview.

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Charles E. Burchfield’s World
Created and Produced by Linda Freeman
Written and Directed by David Irving

Share an insider’s look at the life and art of Charles E. Burchfield, one of the greatest American painters. He developed his own private vocabulary of brushstrokes to convey... Click to Preview.

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Elizabeth Catlett: Sculpting the Truth
Hosted by Faith Ringgold
Created and Produced by Linda Freeman
Written and Directed by David Irving

Elizabeth Catlett sculpts the truth from wood, stone, terra cotta, and the people she knows: mothers, workers, and children. Her inspiration comes from... Click to Preview.

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Chuck Close: Close Up
Created and Produced by Linda Freeman
Written and Directed by David Irving

Chuck Close paints oversized, closely cropped images. "As an artist I am interested in the face," says Close. Working from photographs and employing a grid... Click to Preview.

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Robert Colescott: The One-Two Punch
Created and Produced by Linda Freeman
Written and Directed by David Irving

An award-winning artist of incredible strength, color and dramatic palette, Robert Colescott paints with humor, irony and sarcasm... Click to Preview.

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Jimmy and Max Ernst: Dada Son
Narrated by Eli Wallach
Created and Produced by Linda Freeman
Written and Directed by David Irving
Guest appearances by Edward Albee and Douglas Dreishspoon, Ph.D. (curator, Albright-Knox Art Gallery)

The son of Max Ernst, Jimmy’s work celebrates the expanse of human experience.... Click to Preview.

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I Can Fly: Kids & Creativity
Hosted by teenager Austin Eve Irving
Created and Produced by Linda Freeman
Written and Directed by David Irving

This show features artists: Faith Ringgold, Jacob Lawrence and Elizabeth Catlett, in addition to performances by internationally acclaimed theatrical troupes: BLUE MAN GROUP, de la GUARDA and STOMP!... Click to Preview.

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I Can Fly 2: Kids, Painting & Art Appreciation
Hosted by teenager Austin Eve Irving
Created and Produced by Linda Freeman
Written and Directed by David Irving

This documentary features the artwork of Art History’s most well-known and important painters such as Rembrandt, Monet, Degas, Cassatt, Renoir, Van Gogh, Matisse (and several others), as well as modern African American Artists... Click to Preview.

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I Can Fly 3: Kids, Painting & Modern Art
Hosted by teenager Austin Eve Irving
Created and Produced by Linda Freeman
Written and Directed by David Irving

This documentary features examples of artwork from some of the most dynamic modern artists such as Seurat, Matisse, Man Ray, Picasso, Pollack, Escher, and Chuck Close, who is featured throughout... Click to Preview.

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I Can Fly 4: Kids & African American Art
Hosted by teenager Austin Eve Irving
Created and Produced by Linda Freeman
Written and Directed by David Irving

These six bold, brilliant artists paint and speak of the Black experience in America — the history, politics, city life, and country life: Faith Ringgold, Jacob Lawrence, Alison Saar, Benny Andrews, Elizabeth Catlett, and Romare Bearden.... Click to Preview.

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I Can Fly 5: Kids & Women Artists in Their Studios
Hosted by teenager Austin Eve Irving
Created and Produced by Linda Freeman
Written and Directed by David Irving

Here are six prominent American women artists, Faith Ringgold, Jackie Winsor, Flo Oy Wong, Grandma Moses, Jennifer Bartlett, Elizabeth Catlett, doing what they are most passionate about... Click to Preview.

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I Can Fly 6: Kids, Dioramas and Installations
Hosted by Austin Irving & Thomas Hoving
Created and Produced by Linda Freeman
Featuring artist Red Grooms

From the cave paintings at Lascaux, to Marcel Duchamp, to Red Grooms, artists have expressed themselves beyond the confines of the canvas. Dioramas and installation art — whether large or small — share a common theme... Preview to come. Click to Preview.

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Red Grooms: Sculptopictoramatist
Hosted by Tom Hoving
Created and Produced by Linda Freeman
Written and Directed by David Irving

Painter, sculptor, printmaker, filmmaker, and theatrical showman—take a walk through Grooms’ cheerfully satirical, cartoon-like style, and witness him creating... Click to Preview.

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Jacob Lawrence: The Glory of Expression
Narrated by Ossie Davis
Created and Produced by Linda Freeman
Written and Directed by David Irving

A documentary about the life and work of Jacob Lawrence, one of America's great painters, the first African-American to be represented by a New York City gallery... Click to Preview.

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Richard Mayhew: Spiritual Landscapes
Created and Produced by Linda Freeman
Written and Directed by David Irving

Richard Mayhew paints landscapes. These images have taken root within the the artist’s inner spirit and are expressed through oil paint on canvas and watercolor... Click to Preview.

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Mixed Media Masters: Alison Saar, Al Loving, Flo Oy Wong
Hosted by Lowery Sims
Created and Produced by Linda Freeman
Written and Directed by David Irving

In this exciting documentary Lowery Sims, Curator of the Museum of Art & Design in New York, introduces three remarkable mixed media artists: Alison Saar, Al Loving and Flo Oy Wong.... Click to Preview.

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Howardena Pindell: Atomizing Art
Narrated by Lowery Sims
Created and Produced by Linda Freeman
Written and Directed by David Irving

Howardena Pindell is an uncompromising artist with an insight into life spanning from the the tiniest particle known to man: the atom, to the largest social issues of our time, including class, racism... Click to Preview.

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Horace Pippin: There Will Be Peace
Played by Brock Peters
Created and Produced by Linda Freeman
Written and Directed by David Irving

What many an artist spends years learning, Horace Pippin knew by instinct. A self-taught artist, Pippin’s paintings reflect his own life and concerns... Click to Preview.

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Faith Ringgold: The Last Story Quilt
Created and Produced by Linda Freeman
Written and Directed by David Irving

Share an insider’s look at how one African-American woman, through patience, perseverance and education fulfilled her dream of becoming an artist. Every obstacle she faced reinforced her determination to reach her goal... Click to Preview.

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Faith Ringgold: Paints Crown Heights
Created and Produced by Linda Freeman
Written and Directed by David Irving

An inspirational look by Faith Ringgold, an African-American Artist, at twelve cultures that have settled in Crown Heights. Through folktales and painting this documentary shows how these diverse cultures have contributed to the American spirit... Click to Preview.

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Betye and Alison Saar: Conjure Women of the Arts
Created and Produced by Linda Freeman
Written and Directed by David Irving

This documentary examines the personal and artistic relationship between artist Betye Saar and daughter Alison Saar. The artists’ enthusiasm and originality make for an engaging and wonderful documentary... Click to Preview.

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School’s Out: Self-taught Artists
Grandma Moses played by Priscilla Pointer. Bill Traylor played by Ossie Davis. William Hawkins played by Geoffrey Holder.
Created and Produced by Linda Freeman
Written and Directed by David Irving

“Self-taught Artists” is a category of painters who never attended art school. These three artists create paintings because they were compelled to do so... Click to Preview.

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