Great Artists (CD-ROM)

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Great Artists Video (VHS/DVD)(CD-ROM). The works of eight major artists-William Blake, El Greco, Leonardo da Vinci, Pablo Picasso, Rembrandt, Vincent van Gogh, J.M.W. Turner, and Jean-Antoine Watteau-appear in the Gallery of this CD-ROM. While there, investigate selected details and analyze the artists' approach to color, composition, and subject matter.A wealth of famous paintings-40 in all-come to life, expressing themes such as myths and legends, religion, childhood, figures, everyday life, gardens and plants, gestures, costumes, love, and death. Discover the influences that inspired the artists; examine each painting by date, type, and content; find out exactly how they were created.Features:o 1,000 full-color imageso 500,000 words of descriptive texto 100 music and video clipso 20 minutes of videoo Biographies of the artistso Overviews of life in the various periodso Study the artists' materials and methods.o Zoom in for close scrutiny of each brushstroke, including surface texture not always visible under gallery conditions.o Compare and contrast sections of different paintings, and by cropping, study such features as color, light, and shade.o Gain insight into composition and technique through video sequences.o Follow the Timeline and view works within their historical context.o Copy information to a notepad file; print text or images.o Search through one of the several indices, or through an advanced search screen.A special feature allows direct access to various web sites, including the Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York; a private site that includes images and biographies for the major artists in the program; and a Picasso site that includes a biography of the artist and links to the official Picasso web site and others.Available for Windows only. Art History,Art and Photography
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