• Short Summary

    Exhibition of modern art at the American Embassy in London.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Art at the embassy".

    London.

    Exhibition of modern art at the American Embassy. Various shots people walking about art gallery looking at exhibition of modern art. C/U painting by artist Milton Avery called "Yellow Robe". C/U man smoking. C/U painting by artist Stewart Davis called "Tropes De Teens". C/U people looking at paintings. C/U painting called "Streaming Paint". C/U former ice skating champion, Sonia Henie. C/U painting called "White Splash and Rose".

    M/S people in library looking at Ad Reinhardt's "Dark Paintings". Panning C/U showing two completely dark paintings. C/U woman looking at painting. C/U Joseph Albers' "Homage to the Square". M/S people looking at Albers' painting and Ellsworth Kelly's "Tricot". C/U elderly man - looks artistic type - looking at "Tricot". Various shots painting "Tricot" - it is a completely blank piece of canvas except for some colour in corners.

    NB: for search purposes Sonja Henie.

    Note: newspaper article on file.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1711.42
    Media URN:
    53189
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    05/03/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:58:21:00 / 01:59:09:00
    Canister:
    62/19

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