Art by Country
Films to Buy
- The Multiplication of Styles 1700-1900
- The Happiness of Still Life*
- A View from the Mountains*
- One Hundred Years of Modern Art, Part One
- Burning with Life*
- The Enlightened Bourgeois*
- Art Nouveau*
- Final Vortex*
- Contemporary Expression
- One Hundred Years of Modern Art, Part Two
- Europe after the Rain, Part One*
- Europe After the Rain, Part Two*
- Realms of the Fantastic
- One Hundred Years of Modern Art, Part Three
- Sculpture in the City - Spoleto
- Contemporaries - The Quest for Reality
- Jim Stirling's Architecture*
- Ecce Homo
- Via Dolorosa (Stations of the Cross)
- What is a Good Drawing?
- Love is All You Need
- L'Imagination au Pouvoir
- No Future?
- What's Next?
- Europa Nostra
- The Artist's Eye: Bridget Riley's Selection from The National Gallery*
- Art for Whose Sake?
- The Much Loved Friend? A Portrait of The National Gallery*
- Pictures in Pictures*
- London, Center of the World's Art Trade
- The Queen's Pictures*
- Physics and Fine Art*
- The Romanesque in Austria
- The Birth of European Painting
- The Northern Renaissance
- Renaissance Architecture in Slovakia
- Baroque Painting in France and Italy
- All the World on Stage
- The Long Frontiers to the North
- From Rubens to Gainsborough
Realms of the Fantastic
11 minutes, color, age range: 14 - adult, #572
This short film about modern fantastic art is not meant to be a didactic or a comprehensive survey. It shows pictures by Arnold Böcklin, Max Klinger, James Ensor, Max Beckmann, Paul Klee, Salvador Dali, Francis Bacon, Paul Delvaux, Yves Tanguy, René Magritte, Konrad Klapheck, and others, and these are set against very personal revelations or fantastic lyrics by the artists themselves. This text collage is preceded by provocative statements about the relationship between art and reality ('Art is what lies beyond reality. But what is reality?') and these are accompanied by unrealistic shots of ordinary, everyday things.
Director: Wilhelm Gareis
Original music: H Heindel
Award: Highly Commended, German Center for Film Classification
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