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Art of the Western world. / Program I, The classical ideal

Author: Michael Wood; John Boardman; Richard Brilliant; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Intellimation, Inc.
Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA : Intellimation, 1989.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : Beta : VHS tape : U-matic   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the origins of humanism and much of Western art to ancient Greece. Discusses Kouroi and Korai figures and the architecture of the Parthenon. Identifies Roman art as inherently political art that concentrated on technical sophistication and detail. Traces the decline of humanistic values in the late antique period where classical themes and forms were adapted to serve Christian purposes. Features art experts  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Wood; John Boardman; Richard Brilliant; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Intellimation, Inc.
ISBN: 1559461764 9781559461764 1559461772 9781559461771 1559461780 9781559461788 1559461799 9781559461795 1559461802 9781559461801 1559461810 9781559461818 1559461829 9781559461825 1559461837 9781559461832 1559461845 9781559461849
OCLC Number: 20464491
Notes: Title from contributor's data.
An Annenberg/CPB project.
Originally broadcast on the television program: Art of the Western world.
Credits: Directors, Geoff Dunlop, Bayley Silleck, Perry Miller Adato, Mick Gold, Eugene Marner, Teri Wehn-Damisch, Melissa Llewelyn-Davies, Ian Potts, Suzanne Bauman ; series producers, Tony Cash, Andrew Snell.
Performer(s): Host, Michael Wood.
Target Audience: Senior high through adults.
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., col.
Contents: 1. The classical ideal --
2. A white garment of churches - romanesque and gothic --
3. The early Renaissance --
4. The high Renaissance --
5. Realms of light --
6. An age of reason, an age of passion --
7. A fresh view - impressionism and post-impressionism --
8. Into the twentieth century --
9. In our own time.
Other Titles: Classical ideal.
Art of the Western world (Television program)
Responsibility: WNET/New York ; producers, directors, Geoffrey Dunlop, Bayley Silleck.

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Traces the origins of humanism and much of Western art to ancient Greece. Discusses Kouroi and Korai figures and the architecture of the Parthenon. Identifies Roman art as inherently political art that concentrated on technical sophistication and detail. Traces the decline of humanistic values in the late antique period where classical themes and forms were adapted to serve Christian purposes. Features art experts John Boardman and Richard Brilliant.

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