Thomas Eakins

Thomas Eakins

Scenes From Modern Life

DVD - 2002
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"Thomas Eakins: Scenes From Modern Life" retraces the steps taken by the eminent 19th century American painter and photographer. The documentary includes scenes filmed in Paris, France, Seville, Spain. North Dakota, and throughout Philadelphia to explore and capture places where Eakins found inspiration for his work. Fascinated by the rapidly changing world, especially in Philadelphia - a center of industry, science and culture - Eakins captured the morphing times in which he lived. The film details Eakins' scientific approach to making artand shows his ground -breaking work in photography. IN addition to the full length documentary, this DVD includes: An annotated Sountrack, Highlights from the Exhibit - "Thomas Eakins: American Realist" , Mini-documentaries, and Eakins Postcards.
Publisher: [Philadelphia, Pa.] : WHYY, c2002
ISBN: 9780971841208
Branch Call Number: DVD 759.13 Tho
Alternative Title: Bodies in motion


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