Behind the Scenes (1992)

Genres - Children's/Family, Visual Arts  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Graphic & Applied Arts  |   Run Time - 30 min.  |   Countries - United States   |  
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This documentary highlights the magic and mystery of artistic expression. Hosted by magicians Penn and Teller, this award-winning series goes behind the scenes to explore the talent of many gifted artists of diversified mediums. This volume profiles painter David Hockeny, whose various works embodies painting, drawings, book illustrations, photo-collage, and even set design. Some of the finer points of this art/education video include the illusion of depth and the vanishing point as David draws a virtual walk around a chair. Produced and Directed by Ellen Hovde and Muffie Meyer, this 30-minute magic show from First Run Features Home Video is a peek at the man/woman behind the curtain and the world they create.



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