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Gold, Mick 1947-

Overview
Works: 85 works in 121 publications in 1 language and 1,467 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Personal narratives  Biography  Documentary television programs  Educational television programs 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Performer, Editor
Classifications: N5300, 709
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  Mick Gold Publications about Mick Gold
Publications by  Mick Gold Publications by Mick Gold
Most widely held works by Mick Gold
Art of the Western world ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
Mandela's fight for freedom ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Part George Washington, part Abraham Lincoln, part Gandhi, South Africa's Nelson Mandela occupies a unique position in the history of the human spirit. From youthful protester, to political prisoner, to the president of a newly free nation, Nelson Mandela embodies the ideals of freedom as no other man of this time. Through a combination of moral strength, political cunning, and sheer luck, he brought about the dismantling of the hated policy of racial apartheid, without the bloodbath many feared."--Container
Europe after the rain Dada and Surrealism ( Visual )
6 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines Dada and Surrealism not simply as modern movements in the arts, but also as a history of ideas - emphasising the desire to unify political and psychological values with artistic creativity. Begins with the birth of Dada in Zurich, against the background of the first World War then continues to the Surrealist movement. Describes how Dada and Surrealism attempted to transform the world and how they were transformed by it
America at a crossroads. in defense of freedom ( )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With the debate over the war in Iraq reaching a fever pitch, this program follows one of the advocates for the war against Saddam Hussein. Former Assistant Secretary of Defense, Richard Perle travels the globe articulating, defending and debating the neo-conservative case for an assertive American foreign policy
The Third of May 1808 ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Painted in 1814, The Third of May 1808 was the first painting to put the victims of war centre stage. Instead of glorifying the King, the army or the state, Goya focused on a group of frightened anonymous men being shot at point-blank range by a firing squad
The Early Renaissance the High Renaissance ; Realms of light, the Baroque by Mick Gold ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the revival and reinterpretation of the classical tradition in the works of Florentine artists Masaccio, Donatello, and Ghiberti. Shows how these artists exemplify the merging of Christian and humanistic values. Examines the realism of Jan van Eyck and the spiritual crisis of northern Europe as revealed in Gruenwald's Isenheim altarpiece. Interprets the spirit of the Renaissance as reflected in Albrecht Durer's work
Little dancer aged fourteen ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cause of a major scandal when it was first exhibited in Paris in 1881, Degas' sculpture is now recognized as one of the most important works produced during the 19th century. By using real fabric and real hair to complete the ground-breaking work, Degas blurred the distinction between art and life and paved the way for modern sculpture. This program reveals how Degas broke every rule in the book to create his modern masterpiece, and also tells the life story of the sculpture's model
Watergate ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As the Watergate Affair continued to unfold the White House appointed a new special prosecutor, Leon Jaworski, thinking he would be less troublesome than Cox, but he extracted from the White House evidence so incriminating that even the most conservative members of Congress abandoned the president. Film concludes with a threat of impeachment and Nixon's resignation
Watergate ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This documentary series on the Watergate Affair begins in 1970 when the expansion of the Vietnam War ignited such massive protests that Nixon began to fear he would lose the next election. His response was to order intelligence agency operations to deliver proof of subversion. A secret police force began to operate out of the White House. This segment ends as five burglars are arrested for breaking into Democratic Party headquarters located in the Watergate building
Watergate ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As Nixon began his second term in office the Watergate burglars, about to be sentenced, began to demand money to buy their silence. John Dean was targeted to take the fall but refused and agreed to co-operate with the prosecution. Then Alexander Butterfield revealed the tapings in the Oval Office indicating a new body of evidence was available
The Bob Dylan phenomenon ( Visual )
in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An exploration of Bob Dylan's legacy through interviews of Dylan authorities interspersed with brief clips of Dylan concert film footage
Watergate ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After the arrest of the Watergate burglars the series of slip-ups continued and the crime was eventually connected to the White House. Key administration officials in the White House including Hunt, Liddy, Magruder, Mitchell and Kleindienst received the news and began to struggle with the issue. The first files of evidence were burned and the objective was made clear to "contain Watergate."
Bob Dylan changing tracks ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This seminal work is undoubtedly a product of Bob Dylan's struggle to come to terms with the breakdown of his eight year long marriage. The album is deeply rooted in the dark side of life, and exudes rage, pain bitterness, sorrow, and at times, cruelty. Although many songs are typical Dylan riddles or allegories, Blood on the tracks is an intimate, revealing affair. Largely, quiet and accoustic, this is the sound of an artist returning to his strengths"--Container
Watergate ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This episode of the continuing saga of Watergate tells the story of the rise and fall of the special prosecutor, Archibald Cox, and how sober, well-informed senior attorneys at the Justice Department became serously concerned over the impact Watergate would eventually have upon Constitutional government
Art of the Western world ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
Rock on the road ( Book )
4 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The private life of a masterpiece ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Going beyond the Who, When, and Where of great art to address the all-important Why, this remarkable series firmly sets each of ten of the world's greatest masterpieces within the vibrant context of its times. A good deal of How is included as well, as X-ray analysis and 3-D reconstructions expand on the narratives- and solve long-unexplained riddles- by revealing details that could not otherwise be seen. And behind it all is valuable commentary by leading art historians, artists, art critics.--Container
The Northern Renaissance by Mick Gold ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1989 in Undetermined and English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the techniques of Jan van Eyck and Albrecht Durer, whose love for minute detail was characteristic of the art of the North Renaissance
Death of apartheid ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the history and collapse of apartheid in South Africa
The private life of a masterpiece the complete seasons 1-5 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This award-winning series reveals the full and fascinating stories behind famous works of art, not just how they came to be created, but also how they influenced others and came to have a life of their own in the modern world. The works of art featured here are both instantly familiar and profoundly mysterious. Revolutionary in their conception, and iconic years after their execution, they each have their own compelling stories. For behind the beautiful canvases and sculptures are tales of political revolution, wartime escapes, massive ego clashes, social scandal, financial wrangling, and shocking violence
 
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