Synopsis by Rob Ferrier
Part of a two-tape set exploring the past of American art, this video offers an in-depth exploration of the history of American decorative arts, using the collection of the Metropolitan Museum to illustrate points made by the video's narration. Many facets of American art are investigated including painting, sculpture, and architecture. In this particular episode, viewers take a look at the past of American decorative arts from 19th century landscape painting on through the startling work of architect Frank Lloyd Wright.
art, artist, history, museum, America