Art Films - "Edward Hopper" "Jacob Lawrence: The Glory of Expression"
National Gallery of Art video "Edward Hopper" traces Hopper's influences from French Impressionism to Hollywood gangster movies of the 1930s, using archival photos and film. Narrated by actor and art collector, Steve Martin. (30 min, 2007) "Jacob Lawrence, the Glory of Expression" explains the epic narratives Jacob Lawrence, the first African American to be represented by a New York gallery, paints and the importance of motivation and determination in successfully creating art. Narrated by Ossie Davis. (28 min, 2006)