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Adventures in Art,#VC138
(28 minutes)
A tour through an art museum can be a wonderful adventure in perception. This film offers just such a tour. Guided by actress Julie Harris, the viewer shares her observations of various paintings and different ways of seeing. Ms. Harris discusses color, composition, light, and shade along with pertinent historical facts about the artists and subjects of the works shown. The film provides an important introduction to the range of art represented in the varied gal-leries located in the National Gallery's East and West Buildings.