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What is abstract art? It is the use of shapes, colors, forms and lines to represent something that is not a real object, or at least as we know it. The idea of abstract art began in 1911 with the belief that colors provoke emotions. It was considered somewhat radical at the time, but it allowed passionate artists to communicate through this medium in a way they couldn’t with traditional art. See all of our Patsy Smith Art Videos here https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLeAeBTd94XtG_9EX49lIBQdCG4ZLxxDNM There have been many great abstract artists since this time, but Wassily Kandinksky was considered the original pioneer. Other names such as Jackson Pollack, Franz Kline, and Helen Frankenthaler also come to mind. These individuals and many more influenced our modern day abstract art...
Artist Dale Nichols (David City) took his childhood memories of rural Nebraska landscapes and turned them into paintings with a national audience. Today they are national treasures, but the artist has been forgotten by many. For more Nebraska Stories, visit http://www.netnebraska.org/nebraskastories.
Jun Kaneko is an internationally renowned sculptor who now works from his studio in Omaha. This Japanese-born artist is interviewed as he creates his trademark monolithic ceramic "dangos" (the Japanese word for "dumpling"), which can weigh as much as 1000 pounds. Kaneko discusses his artistic philosophy and creative process as we explore his collection. To view all the videos in the series, visit http://www.netnebraska.org/nextexit.
A profile of Armando Villarreal, an auto mechanic turned Army veteran turned artist - who has become one of the premiere sports-art artists of his generation and he does it all from his home in Imperial. See more stories like this at http://www.NETnebraska.org/nebraskastories
See more stories like this at http://www.NETnebraska.org/nebraskastories The dancer and artist known as "the most beautiful man in the world." He was once heralded as the "Most Beautiful Man in the World." Noted artist, poet and dancer Paul Swan grew up in Crab Orchard, Nebraska but made a name for himself in Paris and New York, painting and sculpting the likes of Isadora Duncan, Willa Cather and John F. Kennedy, among others. Through exhibits and artifacts on display at the Museum of Nebraska Art in Kearney, we explore the story behind this mysterious artist.
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Shadows on the Screen, Saving Sacred Seeds, Sowbelly Rams, Nebraska's Deadliest Storm, Art & Literature at the Castle “Shadows on the Screen” A filmmaker returns to his hometown of Grand Island and discovers rare footage of the town from the 20's, 30's and 50's. He hosts a premiere at the Grand Theatre in Grand Island, revealing the newly restore footage featuring rare scenes of everyday life. “Saving Sacred Seeds” With the blessing of tribal elders, Omaha tribe member Taylor Keen plants indigenous heirloom seeds with the hope that someday everyone in his tribe could be self-sustaining by planting their own corn, bean, squash, and sunflower crops from those sacred seeds. “Sowbelly Bighorns” Take a trek into Pine Ridge Country with Todd Nordeen of Nebraska Game and Parks Commission...
http://nebraskastories.org/ 150 years of the best of Nebraska art and literature is celebrated at the Nebraska Arts and Literature Festival at Joslyn Castle. A trip to the Joslyn Castle for the Nebraska Arts and Literature Festival where 150 years of the best of Nebraska Art and Literature is being celebrated. Featuring a variety of works from artist Grant Tyson Reynard to writings by author Willa Cather, audience members interact with the art, discuss literature and experience an immersive theater production at the historic Joslyn Castle.
http://www.netnebraska.org/nebraskastories Their Stories are Nebraska Stories :artist Armando Villarreal, 4-H member Sheridan Swotek, FreakWorks, Mt. Everest's Robert Kay, Toadstool Park It's our sixth annual "best of" episode… from Ali to Lebron James, meet sports-artist Armando Villareal, the premiere sports artist of his generation; FreakWorks is redefining the modern circus with dramatic airborne maneuvers and eclectic talents that both thrill and entertain; Sheridan Swotek is hoping her innovative 4-H project will put her on track to receive the organization’s highest recognition; Robert Kay recounts the events surrounding the Mount Everest avalanche that killed 16 Sherpas while he was preparing to climb the world's highest mountain; the unusual formations of Toadstool Geolog...
50 Yr Retrospective of the Work of New York Artist, Myron Heise, (1934-2016) at the Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney, NE May 31-August 28, 2011 titled TWO KINDS OF HOME - The Life and Works of Myron Heise. The artist comments on the works as he travels from one to the other in the exhibition. These works were created in Nebraska & New York then in Florence, Italy and back to the streets of New York. Music by Paul Serrato. Curated by Audrey Kauders, Dir. Museum of Nebraska Art.