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This Art Institute program took place on December 7 through December 9 1934 at various places at the Brown University and Rhode Island School of Design campuses. The first session featured a talk called The Art Spirit in American Life. The second session featured a talk called The History of Motion Picture as Art, and The Technique of Cinematography (illustrated by the film The Eighth Art). The third session featured a talk called Tradition and Theory in Modern Furniture (illustrated). The fourth session featured a talk called Trends in American Painting Today(illustrated). There also were two recitals and several painting exhibitions.

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Providence, Rhode Island


Albert D. Mead, Rollo Walter Brown, Will S. Taylor, S. Foster Damon, Carl Louis Gregory, L. Earle Rowe, Homer Eaton Keyes, Glenn Alfred Shook, Carl Wallace Miller, Marion Kerby


Art Education | Arts and Humanities | Humane Education | Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education

Art Institute Program 1934



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