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RM Arts (Firm)

Overview
Works: 959 works in 2,270 publications in 5 languages and 57,907 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  History  Interviews  Cross-cultural studies  Art  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television programs 
Roles: Production personnel, Producer, Originator, Licensee, Distributor, Publisher
Classifications: M1500.P83, 782.1
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Publications about RM Arts (Firm)
Publications by RM Arts (Firm)
Most widely held works by RM Arts (Firm)
Frida Kahlo (1910-1954) by Eila Hershon( visu )
10 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 1,044 libraries worldwide
Profiles Frida Kahlo's work, her interest in politics and her tempestuous relationship with husband Diego Rivera, leader of the Mexican muralist movement
Wozzeck opera in three acts and fifteen scenes by Alban Berg( visu )
18 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in German and English and held by 927 libraries worldwide
Story encompassing the gruesome detail, horror, passion, and torment that characterized works of the German Expresionist movement. Wozzeck is an impoverished soldier driven insane by his manipulative superiors and his mistress' infidelity. In a jealous rage, he stabs her, then drowns when he tries to wash the blood from his hands
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( visu )
13 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in Italian and English and held by 877 libraries worldwide
From the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, comes Verdi's opera set in Egypt at the time of the Pharoahs; a story of conflicting demands of love, patriotism and filial piety
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater( visu )
11 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in English and held by 811 libraries worldwide
In this two-part program, members of Ailey's dance company celebrate his memory by performing three works choreographed by Ailey himself, as well as a special ballet tribute choreographed by Ulysses Dove. Includes biography of Alvin Ailey
Toni Morrison ( visu )
5 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and held by 757 libraries worldwide
Toni Morrison discusses slavery and its legacy and the difficulties of writing about the painful subjects that occur in her novel Beloved
Andy Warhol by Kim Evans( visu )
13 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 716 libraries worldwide
A profile of Andy Warhol's life and work. This video, completed after his death in Feb. 1987, examines a career that included painting, film, television, rock music, and publishing. Includes excerpts from interviews filmed over a period of 25 years, and footage taken in London shortly before his death
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( visu )
9 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in Italian and English and held by 713 libraries worldwide
Puccini's bittersweet tale of high-spirited Bohemians and doomed love
Picasso by Waldemar Januszczak( visu )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 707 libraries worldwide
Pablo Picasso has dominated modern art and changed the way we see things. This program contains works Picasso felt to be his own personal legacy to the world, filmed both in the vaults of the Palais de Tokyo and during the hanging of the new collection in the Musee Picasso
The Beggar's opera by John Gay( visu )
8 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and held by 665 libraries worldwide
Ballad opera set among London's criminal classes of the 1700's
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( visu )
18 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in Italian and English and held by 640 libraries worldwide
The innocent Japanese heroine of the title is deserted by her faithless American husband and finally driven to suicide
Jackson Pollock by Kim Evans( visu )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 630 libraries worldwide
Combines archival footage of Jackson Pollock's life and work with reminiscences from his contemporaries, and explores the truth and legends surrounding this controversial painter
Dance Theatre of Harlem by Agnes De Mille( visu )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 625 libraries worldwide
Dazzling performances by the influential and creative all-black ballet company
Dancing ( visu )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 531 libraries worldwide
Examines and celebrates dance from around the world, from traditional dance to classical ballet
Marc Chagall by Marc Chagall( visu )
8 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and Multiple languages and held by 515 libraries worldwide
This film portrait, made shortly before the death of Chagall in 1985, takes the viewer on a journey through time and place on the trail of this enigmatic artist. Eventually to become the grand old man of French painting, Chagall began life in a Jewish ghetto in Russia. He escaped the restrictions of his background and moved to Paris, where he rubbed shoulders with artists such as Matisse, Leger and Dufy. There he began to create the floating surrealistic style which has remained his hallmark
Cezanne the man and the mountain ( visu )
5 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 507 libraries worldwide
Focuses on the central theme of Cezanne's painting: his fascination with nature and his love-hate relationship with his birthplace, Aix-en-Provence, most specifically the nearby mountain, Sainte Victoire, which he painted repeatedly throughout his life. Recognizes Cezanne as the "father of modern painting."
Billy Budd an opera by Benjamin Britten( visu )
11 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 498 libraries worldwide
Dramatizes the moral dilemma of Captain Vere when, in accordance with Admiralty regulations, he must demand the court martial to sentence to death by hanging the innocent seaman who was provoked to strike and kill the villainous master-at-arms
Kandinsky a film by André S Labarthe( visu )
9 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 484 libraries worldwide
Paintings at a major retrospective at the Paris Centre Pompidou highlight the work of Kandinsky, who painted the first totally abstract painting
The Unquiet spirit the life and art of Edgar Degas, 1834-1917 ( visu )
2 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and held by 451 libraries worldwide
Explores the life and work of Edgar Degas and how his style, though realistic, developed from a traditional base and was influenced by the cafe society of Paris. Discusses his interest in the human form and how he portrays women as real people engaged in mundane activities. Presents many original paintings, drawings and prints to show Degas' favorite settings--the ballet class, racecourse, railway--and to explain his innovative use of the camera
Matisse, voyages by Didier Baussy( visu )
10 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and Japanese and held by 436 libraries worldwide
Highlights the development of Matisse's greatest works from his early canvasses, to his involvement with the Fauvist movement, through his later pieces. It also explores the inspiration and renewed vigor he found in travelling the world
Through African eyes ( visu )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 435 libraries worldwide
When first seen in the Western world in 1900, African art was viewed as strange and exotic. Yet these works, the booty of colonial wars, would influence Picasso, Matisse, and Modigliani and change the course of 20th century art. This program, while recognizing this impact, introduces noted experts who explain the importance of reappraising African art within its own cultural context. Then local Malian inhabitants in a Bamana village and the walled city of Djenne comment on the function of art and the role of the artist in their society
 
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