Art of the Frame - American Frames 1820-1920 (VHS)

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Amon Carter Online Projects

Take your students to nineteenth-century Texas, Antarctica, the American West, and elsewhere without leaving your classroom! Visit the Amon Carter’s online teaching resources for images, information on artworks and artists, discussion questions, and classroom activities for all grade levels tied to state and national standards.

Framing a painting is a critical part of the esthetic process. The film looks at the historic importance of picture frames and their place in art history.

TRC audience: 
High School (9-12)
College/Adult
TRC subject: 
Art Ed/Museum Ed
Reference
19th Century (1800-1865)
19th Century (1866-1899)
20th Century (1900-1945)
20th Century (1946-1999)
TRC format: 
Audio-Visual