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Events at Nassau County Museum of Art

Artists in America Film Series
November 17, 2012 through February 24, 2013
(except during special programs)

Six films, each running one day a week
Each film screens at 11 a.m., 12 p.m., 1 p.m. & 3 p.m.
Free with Museum Admission. First come, first seated


  Tuesdays-Romantics & Realists: Whistler (2006)
A 50-minute film exploring the wit and work of James Abbott McNeill Whistler, regarded by many as the forerunner of Abstract Art. A talented engraver, he produced many etchings, lithographs and dry-points.
  Wednesdays-Great Women Artists: Georgia O’Keeffe (2000)
A 45-minute film about this 20th-century American painter best known for her dramatic large paintings of desert flowers, cowskulls and the scenery of Northern New Mexico.
  Thursdays-Discovery of Art: Maxfield Parrish (2008)
A 45-minute film exploring the works of one of the greatest 20th-century American painters and illustrators, whose work was characterized by blue skies, pastoral landscapes and captivating figures.
  Fridays-Robert Motherwell: Storming the Citadel (2010)
A 55-minute film that profiles Motherwell in the context of Modernism through archival footage, photographs and film clips and also reviews the origins of Abstract Expressionism along with its links to Surrealism.
  Saturdays-Realism in Twentieth-Century American Painting (1991)
This 60-minute film uses work by Wood, O’Keeffe, Marsh, Hopper, Wyeth and Estes to examine the strong artistic current of American Realism, Regionalism and Social Realism through to contemporary photo-realism.
  Sundays-Norman Rockwell’s World, an American Dream (1972)
A 30-minute Academy Award-winning film that uses archival film footage, dramatic reenactments and the artist’s work to show how Rockwell faithfully recorded the world around him.