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A white garment of churches : Romanesque and Gothic art

Author: Perry Miller AdatoMichael WoodPaul CrossleyWilliam W ClarkAnne PracheAll authors
Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA. : Annenberg/CPB Project, ©1989.
Series: Annenberg/CPB collection.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines Romanesque and Gothic churches as evidence of the values of the societies that created them. Shows the effect of monasticism and pilgrimage on Romanesque church architecture. Uses Gislebertus's sculpture at St. Lazare in Autun to show the medieval focus on Heaven and the afterlife. The Gothic architecture, sculpture and stained glass at St. Denis and Chartres are discussed as evidence of a new theology and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Films for the hearing impaired
Nonfiction television programs
Documentary television programs
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Perry Miller Adato; Michael Wood; Paul Crossley; William W Clark; Anne Prache; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); TVS (Firm : Great Britain); Österreichischer Rundfunk.; Televisión Española.; Annenberg/CPB Project.
ISBN: 1559461772 9781559461771 155946268X 9781559462686
OCLC Number: 20495471
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Program 2 of the PBS telecourse, Art of the Western world.
Credits: Cinematographer, Norman Langley ; film editor, Jason Rosenfield ; series art consultant, Denise Hooker.
Performer(s): Host, Michael Wood ; art historians, William Clark, Paul Crossley, Anne Prache.
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: [Romanesque and Gothic art (30:00) --
The age of Gothic (30:00)].
Series Title: Annenberg/CPB collection.
Other Titles: Romanesque and Gothic art.
Age of Gothic.
Art of the Western world (Television program)
Responsibility: a production of WNET/Thirteen in association with TVS, ORF and Television Espanola, S.A. ; produced, directed and written by Perry Miller Adato.

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Examines Romanesque and Gothic churches as evidence of the values of the societies that created them. Shows the effect of monasticism and pilgrimage on Romanesque church architecture. Uses Gislebertus's sculpture at St. Lazare in Autun to show the medieval focus on Heaven and the afterlife. The Gothic architecture, sculpture and stained glass at St. Denis and Chartres are discussed as evidence of a new theology and profound social changes during the twelfth and early thirteenth centuries.

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