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Title Gauguin [videorecording] : maker of myth / a National Gallery of Art presentation ; HRH Foundation ; produced and directed by Carroll Moore ; executive producer, Susan M. Arensberg.

Imprint Washington : National Gallery of Art : Distributed by Microcinema International, [2011]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    GAUG GAU    Available
Description 1 videodisc (30 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Special features: "Breton Idyll" folk music featurette; "Gallery of art works" Gauguin works from the film set to music.
Contents Gauguin's guises -- Gauguin the savage -- Mythic Brittany -- The myth of paradise -- Paradise lost -- Inventing myths -- Exodus.
Credits A production of the Department of Exhibition Programs, National Gallery of Art, Washington ; editor, John Warnock ; cinematography, Louis Caulfield.
Performer Narrated by Willem Dafoe ; voice of Paul Gaugin, Alfred Molina.
Summary Paul Gaugin (1848-1903) moved away from impressionism to create a new art driven less by observation than by imagination. His gifts as an artist were matched by his talent for creating myths about places, cultures, and most of all, himself.
System Details DVD, all regions.
Language English dialogue, optional English subtitles ; closed-captioned.
Subject Gauguin, Paul, 1848-1903.
Painters -- France -- Exhibitions.
Genre/Form Biographical films.
Documentary films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Moore, Carroll. Producer. Director.
Arensberg, Susan M. Producer.
Dafoe, Willem. Narrator.
Molina, Alfred, 1953- Actor.
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)
HRH Foundation.
Microcinema, Inc.
Added Title Maker of myth
ISBN 9780894683718
Standard No. 880198124494
Music No. MC-1244 National Gallery of Art

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