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Blackwood Productions

Overview
Works: 83 works in 205 publications in 1 language and 1,073 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Biographical films  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Biography  Documentary television programs  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Educational films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1995.9.H5, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Blackwood Productions
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Most widely held works by Blackwood Productions
The American Ballet Company : Eliot Feld, artistic director( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cinema verité account of Eliot Feld's early choreography and the founding of his first ensemble, The American Ballet Company. Its first performance took place in Italy at the 1968 Spoleto Festival. Filmed in New York and Spoleto. Dancers are seen rehearsing excerpts from Feld's Meadowlark, Intermezzo, At midnight and Pagan spring. Choreographer Antony Tudor, Administrator Lew Lloyd, critic Clive Barnes, ballet masters Richard Thomas and Barbara Fallis, and company pianists Gladys Celeste Mercader and Barbara Malcolm also appear briefly
Making dances : 7 postmodern choreographers by Michael Blackwood( Visual )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of the work of seven New York choreographers, each attached to the post-modern school of dance, a free-form style that developed in the 60's. Each artist is examined individually and includes interviews with the choreographers as well as footage of their choreography in rehearsal and peerformance
Light in the West : photographers of the American frontier 1860-1880( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a history of photography in the American West using the work of such masters as Watkins, Muybridge, O'Sullivan, Jackson, Soule, and Russell
Philip Guston : a life lived by Philip Guston( Visual )

11 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of interviews with Philip Guston conducted throughout the seventies to 1980. Guston discusses his career as a painter and the influences from his personal life, politics, and the art community on his work and his place in the "New York School."
American art in the sixties by Barbara Rose( Visual )

11 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the diverse tendencies pursued by painters and sculptors of the generation that followed the Abstract Expressionists. Presents view of dazzling and contradictory styles, issues and personalities while stressing the crucial roles of Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg
The New York school( Visual )

11 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the New York school of Abstract Expressionism, showing artists working in their studios and talking about their work. Highlighted are Willem de Kooning, Adolph Gottlieb, Robert Motherwell, Philip Guston, Jack Tworkov, and Jackson Pollock
14 Americans: Directions of the 1970s by Robert Pincus-Witten( Visual )

11 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines a diverse group of New York-based artists in order to record many of the most provocative works and ideas of the past decade. Covers a wide spectrum of artistic concepts and media
We were German Jews( Visual )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the story of Herbert and Lotte Strauss, two Jews who crossed from Germany into Switzerland in 1942 after six months of underground existence in Berlin
Beyond cubism( Visual )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines sculpture in Europe from 1917 to the recent past. Covers constructionism, dada, surrealism, and other movements, and shows the works of such artists as Tatlin, Gabo, Pevsner, Ray, Duchamp, Arp, Moore, Calder, Miro, Giacometti, Ernst, and Hepworth
O pioneers! by Kevin Brownlow( Visual )

4 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines sculpture from the late 19th century to the beginning of World War I, illustrating the breakdown of the classical view of art and its replacement by a new view of form and content. Shows works by such artists as Rodin, Maillol, Lehmbruck, Matisse, Picasso, Lipschitz, and Brancusi, among others
The new world by Terrence Malick( Visual )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the beginning of the 17th century, three ships arrive in "The New World," to found the settlement of Jamestown, in what will become the colony of Virginia. The English see a pristine Eden, and the inhabitants of the great native civilization see invaders. Captain John Smith--sent on a reconnaissance mission to scope out "the Naturals'" fortifications--is quickly captured and sentenced to death by the chief. At the last moment the chief's favorite daughter, Pocahontas, throws herself upon Smith and begs her father to spare his life. The passionate and noble young native woman and the ambitious soldier of fortune find themselves torn between the undeniable requirements of civic duty and the inescapable demands of the heart. Love, loss, and discovery animate the story, an elegiac celebration of the America that was ... and the America that was yet to come
Isamu Noguchi by Bruce W Bassett( Visual )

3 editions published between 1972 and 2001 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the artist in the Brancusi Studio, Paris, and in Spoleto, Italy in conversation with his mentor, Buckminster Fuller. Visits sites of Noguchi's projects: the UNESCO Garden, Paris and the IBM Garden, Armonk, New York. Shows Nogucki at work and reviews four decades of his art. Closes with his sculpture retrospective at the Whitney Museum
Andy Warhol by Andy Warhol( Visual )

5 editions published between 1973 and 2000 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Warhol discusses his views on art, money and society while visiting the Old Masters Room in the Brooklyn Museum. The film also follows Warhol to The Factory and the Cannes Festival. All of his major works are shown as well as clips from many of his most important films. Warhol's art world friends--Henry Geldzahler, Emile de Antonio, Phillip Johnson, Barbara Rose, Mario Amaya, David Bourdon--contribute their insights to his personality and work. Venerable critics Clement Greenberg and Harold Rosenberg offer their opinions too
states of performance. New York dance :( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this age of YouTube, the very act of presenting live bodies in a performance setting is a radical act. While such a path is far from easy, the seven choreographers seen in this film work tirelessly to both question and embrace their chosen form, producing work that celebrates the strange, startling and poetic beauty of dance and performance."--Http://www.michaelblackwoodproductions.com/md_nydance.php
Beyond Utopia : Changing Attitudes in American Architecture( Visual )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1982, at the height of the postmodernist adventure in architecture we visit 4 practices: Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown, Frank Gehry, Michael Graves and Peter Eisenman - all protégés of Philip Johnson. These innovators rejected the European modernism of Mies and Corbusier in search of alternative directions. Since then their work has made architectural history and has influenced many young architects. Philip Johnson comments throughout the film. The architects show us and discuss their buildings of the time on location and in their offices
Light in the West : photography and the American frontier( Visual )

3 editions published between 1980 and 1990 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a history of photography in the American West featuring the work of masters such as Carleton Watkins, Eadweard Muybridge, Timothy O'Sullivan, William Henry Jackson, William Soule, Andrew Russell, and John Hillers
Pablo Picasso : the legacy of a genius by Robert Rosenblum( Visual )

6 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Pablo Picasso died in 1973 at the age of ninety-one, he left behind an extraordinary legacy. The film explores the breadth of the artist's achievements through the insights and speculations of artists, historians, critics, and witnesses to his career. The film focuses on a group of thirteen key works, works which vividly represent the major turning points in Picasso's career
Making dances : seven post-modern choreographers : Trisha Brown, Lucinda Childs, David Gordon, Douglas Dunn, Kenneth King, Meredith Monk, Sara Rudner( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of the work of seven New York choreographers, each attached to the post-modern school of dance, a free-form style that developed in the 60's. Each artist is examined individually and includes interviews with the choreographers as well as footage of their choreography in rehearsal and peerformance
George Segal by George Segal( Visual )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a portrait of American sculptor George Segal, examining his views on art and showing him at work
The decoy by Michael Blackwood( Visual )

4 editions published between 1973 and 1988 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jasper Johns at work on the lithograph Decoy during two days at Universal Limited Art Editions, the print workshop of Tatyana Grosman, in West Islip, Long Island."
 
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