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Streaming Video Resources

There are a growing number of streaming media resources for art films.  Here are a few of them.

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Video & Visual Arts

Suggested keywords: modern art, found objects, exhibitions, video art, experimental films, [art movement]


Art 21: Art in the Twenty-First Century (Season 6)
A spotlight of contemporary artists at work from Nigeria to New York City, Beijing to Brazil.
Call Number: UMDVD 7347

Art and Craft
Follows the story of Mark Landis, one of the most prolific art forgers in U.S. history.
Call Number: UMDVD 9088

Art of Memory
Woody Vasulka's video art piece about the violent events that have shaped the 20th century.
Call Number: UMDVD 7657

Art Safari
Ben Lewis travels in search of great contemporary art, interacting with artists, dealers, collectors, and critics.
Call Number: UMDVD 8658

Bending Sticks: The Sculpture of Patrick Dougherty
Celebrates the career of internationally renowned environmental artist Dougherty and follows a year of his work.
Call Number: UMDVD 9087

Bill Viola: Selected Works
A collection of Viola's four most acclaimed video art pieces, each structured around a solitary theme.
Call Number: UMDVD 6557

Herb and Dorothy
Tells the story of an unlikely pair who built one of the most important contemporary art collections in history.
Call Number: UMDVD 8008

Hand-Drawn Histories: The Films of Lee Whitmore
Features four short personal works by the animator.
Call Number: UMDVD 9591

The Hidden Art of Islam
Features the rich visual culture of Islam, based on calligraphy, Arabesque floral designs, and geometry.
Call Number: UMDVD 8982

Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow
An exploration of Anselm Kiefer's sprawling art village, La Ribaute, which features elaborate construction and tunnels.
Call Number: UMDVD 7539

Surveying the First Decade: Video Art & Alternative Media in the U.S.
A comprehensive history of experimental and independent video in the U.S. between 1968 and 1980.
Call Number: UMDVD 8432

To Inform & Delight: The Work of Milton Glaser
A documentary about Milton Glaser, who is for many the personification of American graphic design.
Call Number: UMDVD 5755

Visions of Light: The Art of Cinematography
Traces the evolution and innovations of cinematography through the lenses of the world's greatest filmmakers.
Call Number: UMDVD 10063

Waste Land
Brooklyn-based artist Vik Muniz travels to Rio de Janeiro's "Garbage Garden" and photographs its workers.
Call Number: UMDVD 7702