All About Looking

Produced by: Richard Stilwell

29 min. Color. 1996.

Captioned: No

Catalog #: 0107

Price: $195.00

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Renowned American artist Jim Dine teaches drawing (from male and female nude models) at the famed Internationale Sommerakademie fur Bildene Kunst in Salzburg, Austria. The method is rigorous: Models maintain one pose per week; students keep their easels in the same place and each day make a complete, well-observed drawing; then every morning the students have to erase their work and start again.

The class (and the viewer) learns that the effort is not geared toward the creation of a finished product; it is the process that is all important — an understanding that is both liberating and fortifying and designed to enable the student to look and to see.

This outstanding portrait of Dine as an artist and as a teacher was produced by Richard Stilwell for Outside in July, Inc. It makes an excellent companion piece to our noted title, Jim Dine: A Self-Portrait on the Walls.