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Art of the Western world

Author: Tony CashAndrew SnellPerry Miller AdatoGeoff DunlopBayley SilleckAll authors
Publisher: Silver Spring, MD : Athena , Silver Spring, MD : Acorn Media Group [2011]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: DVD-Video discs
Television programs
Documentary television programs
History
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Art
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Cash; Andrew Snell; Perry Miller Adato; Geoff Dunlop; Bayley Silleck; Mick Gold; Eugene Marner; Carole Lucia Satrina; Teri Wehn-Damisch; Melissa Llewelyn-Davies; Ian Potts; Suzanne Bauman; Robert J Seidman; Michael Wood; Roderic Cooke; Jeremy Stavenhagen; Chris O'Dell; Wilfred Josephs; Annenberg Media.; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.),; TVS (Firm : Great Britain),; Österreichischer Rundfunk,; Educational Broadcasting Corporation.; Televisión Española,; Athena (Firm); Acorn Media (Firm),; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
ISBN: 9781598286861 1598286862 9786314385842 6314385849
OCLC Number: 752463227
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Previously broadcast on PBS in 1989.
Special features: include artist biographies and Michael Wood biography.
Credits: Film editors, Roderic Cooke (4 episodes), Kevin Boland (1 episode), Jason Rosenfield (1 episode), Milton Moses Ginsberg (1 episode), Laurence Cochet-Ottone (1 episode), Greg Harris (1 episode), Melinda Hess (1 episode) ; directors of photography, Jeremy Stavenhagen (3 episodes), Chris O'Dell (3 episodes), Norman Langley (1 episode), Jean-Paul Rabie (1 episode), Jean-Pierre Janssen (1 episode), Don Lenzer (1 episode), Anthony Forma (1 episode) ; original music, Wilfred Josephs.
Performer(s): Host, Michael Wood.
Target Audience: Rating: not rated.
Description: 3 videodiscs (approximately 513 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 guide (17 pages)
Details: DVD; NTSC; region 1; 4:3 full screen; Dolby Digital stereo.
Contents: Disc 1 (ca. 171 min.). The Classical ideal (57 min.) / [Greece] produced, directed and written by Geoff Dunlop ; [Rome] produced, directed and written by Bayley Silleck --
A white garment of churches : Romanesque and Gothic art (57 min.) / produced, directed and written by Perry Miller Adato --
The early Renaissance (57 min.) / produced, directed and written by Mick Gold --
Artist biographies: Kritios and Nesiotes, Gislebertus, Filippo Brunelleschi, Jan van Eyck --
Michael Wood biography. Disc 2 (ca. 171 min.). The high Renaissance (57 min.) / produced and directed by Geoff Dunlop --
Realms of light : the Baroque (57 min.) / produced by Eugene Marner, Carole Lucia Satrina ; directed by Eugene Marner ; written by Carole Lucia Satrina, Eugene Marner --
An age of reason, an age of passion (57 min.) / produced and directed by Teri Wehn-Damisch --
Artists biographies: Leonardo da Vinci, Andrea Palladio, Caravaggio, Jacques-Louis David. Disc 3 (ca. 171 min.). A fresh view : Impressionism and Post-Impressionism (57 min.) / produced, directed and written by Melissa Llewelyn-Davies --
Into the 20th century (57 min.) / produced and directed by Ian Potts --
In our own time (57 min.) / produced and 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 : art or advertising? --
Missing masterpieces --
Timeline of major movements in Western art.
Other Titles: Art of the Western world (Television program)
Responsibility: Annenberg Media ; a production of WNET/Thirteen in association with TVS, ORF and Television Espanola, S.A. ; Educational Broadcasting Corporation ; series producers, Tony Cash, Andrew Snell ; series developed by Perry Miller Adato.

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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.

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