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Art of the Western world

Historian Michael Wood leads a nine-part tour through 2,500 years of Western painting, sculpture, and architecture, filmed at over 150 locations in eight countries and featuring commentary by historians and scholars. Full description

Other Authors: Cash, Tony,, Snell, Andrew,, Adato, Perry Miller., Wood, Michael, 1948-, Dunlop, Geoff,, Silleck, Bayley, Gold, Mick, 1947-, Marner, Eugene,, Satrina, Carole Lucia., Wehn-Damisch, Teri,, Llewelyn-Davies, Melissa,, Potts, Ian,, Bauman, Suzanne., Seidman, Robert,, Annenberg Media., WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.), Athena (Firm), Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Format: DVD
Language: English
Published: Silver Spring, MD : Athena, 2011
Edition: Fullscreen ed.
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Contents: Disc 1. The Classical ideal / produced, directed and written by Geoff Dunlop, Bayley Silleck -- A white garment of churches : Romanesque and Gothic art / produced, directed and written by Perry Miller Adato -- The Early Renaissance / produced, directed and written by Mick Gold -- Artist biographies: Kritios and Nesiotes, Gislebertus, Filippo Brunelleschi, Jan van Eyck. -- Michael Wood Biography.Disc 2. The High Renaissance / produced, directed and written by Geoff Dunlop -- Realms of light : the Baroque / produced, written by Eugene Marner, Carole Lucia Satrina ; directed by Eugene Marner -- An age of reason, an age of passion / produced, directed by Teri Wehn-Damisch -- Artists biographies: Leonardo da Vinci, Andrea Palladio, Caravaggio, Jacques-Louis David.Disc 3. A fresh view : Impressionism and Post-Impressionism / produced, directed and written by Melissa Llewelyn-Davies -- Into the 20th century / produced, directed by Ian Potts -- In our own time / produced, directed by Suzanne Bauman ; written by Suzanne Bauman, Robert Seidman -- Artists biographies: Édouard Manet, Pablo Picasso, Le Corbusier, Jackson Pollock.Viewer's guide booklet: A conversation with Perry Miller Adato (executive producer) ; Chartres cathedral's stained-glass windows ; The exacting art of the fresco ; The power or the Paris Salon ; The pop-art controversy ; Missing masterpieces ; Timeline of major movements in western art.
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