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Civilisations (Arts), Episode 8 of 9, The Cult Of Progress
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directed by Ian Leese, fl. 1993; presented by David Olusoga, fl. 1999; produced by Ian Leese, fl. 1993, Nutopia, Open University and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Civilisations (Arts), Episode 8 of 9 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 59 mins
David shows how in New Zealand one artist was co-opted by the Maori who used his sills to record their culture and celebrate their ancestors. As the 19th Century came to an end, the certainties of industrial and scientific advance were increasingly questioned; many artists (Gauguin and Picasso amongst them) turned...
directed by Ian Leese, fl. 1993; presented by David Olusoga, fl. 1999; produced by Ian Leese, fl. 1993, Nutopia, Open University and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Civilisations (Arts), Episode 8 of 9 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 59 mins
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Contrasts, Joseph Wright of Derby. The Spectacle of Light
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directed by Catherine Collis, fl. 1981-2014; produced by Jim Berrow, fl. 1989, Central Television Production, in Contrasts (England: Arts Council England, 1990), 25 mins
The work of English landscape and portrait painter, Joseph Wright (1734-1797), his documenting of the Industrial Revolution, and his fascination with the effects of light.
directed by Catherine Collis, fl. 1981-2014; produced by Jim Berrow, fl. 1989, Central Television Production, in Contrasts (England: Arts Council England, 1990), 25 mins
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Engineering an Empire, Episode 10, Napoleon: Steel Monster
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directed by Penny Fearon, fl. 1999; presented by Peter Weller, 1947-; produced by Penny Fearon, fl. 1999, Kralyevich Productions and Mechanism Digital, in Engineering an Empire, Episode 10 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 45 mins
The engineering and/or architectural feats that were characteristic of some of the greatest societies on this planet. Centuries after the fall of the Roman Empire, French kings struggled for control against the church and the aristocracy.
directed by Penny Fearon, fl. 1999; presented by Peter Weller, 1947-; produced by Penny Fearon, fl. 1999, Kralyevich Productions and Mechanism Digital, in Engineering an Empire, Episode 10 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 45 mins
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Face of Britain by Simon Schama, Episode 1, The Face of Power
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directed by Matthew Hill, fl. 2001-2016; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Julia Mair, fl. 1980, Oxford Film and Television, in Face of Britain by Simon Schama, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 53 mins
Simon Schama explores the history of British portraiture, revealing the stories behind some of the most powerful images in British art. In collaboration with the National Portrait Gallery in London, Schama examines the five ways in which this unique art-form has been used by both subject and artist - as a statemen...
directed by Matthew Hill, fl. 2001-2016; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Julia Mair, fl. 1980, Oxford Film and Television, in Face of Britain by Simon Schama, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 53 mins
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Grand Feu / High Fire. Survie d’une tradition / Survival of a tradition
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directed by John Tchalenko, fl. 1980; produced by High Fire Films (England: Arts Council England, 1984), 53 mins
A record of the last firing of a 16th-century kiln in Puisaye, France.
directed by John Tchalenko, fl. 1980; produced by High Fire Films (England: Arts Council England, 1984), 53 mins
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Hidden Treasures - Inside the National Library of Australia, Figure in the Landscape
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directed by John Hughes, fl. 1975; produced by John Hughes, fl. 1975, in Hidden Treasures - Inside the National Library of Australia (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2008), 6 mins
John Glover revolutionised his art and became one of Australia's finest landscape artists after arriving in Tasmania at the age of 64 in 1831. A good English landscape painter, Glover became an outstanding Australian landscape painter when he turned his eye to an unfamiliar environment to produce the best works of...
directed by John Hughes, fl. 1975; produced by John Hughes, fl. 1975, in Hidden Treasures - Inside the National Library of Australia (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2008), 6 mins
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Homes by Design, 63, Classically Georgian
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directed by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010; produced by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010, Neil Bregman, 1954- and Barry Hobin, fl. 1999, Sound Venture, in Homes by Design, 63 (Ottawa, ON: Sound Venture, 1999), 23 mins
Built in the 17th and 18th centuries, Georgian homes are know for their symmetry and graceful proportions. This video profiles three classic Georgian houses in England and Canada, exploring their spacious rooms, wide stair landings, handsome floors and window glass, and formal yet simple moldings and decor.
directed by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010; produced by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010, Neil Bregman, 1954- and Barry Hobin, fl. 1999, Sound Venture, in Homes by Design, 63 (Ottawa, ON: Sound Venture, 1999), 23 mins
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Masterworks: Collections in Prague, Johann Kupecký - Portrait of the Miniaturist Karl Bruni
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directed by Reiner Moritz, 1938-; produced by RM Arts, in Masterworks: Collections in Prague (Germany: ArtHaus Musik, 2012), 10 mins
This documentary, directed by Reiner Moritz, is about the painting, 'Portrait of the Miniaturist Karl Bruni' by Johann Kupecky.
directed by Reiner Moritz, 1938-; produced by RM Arts, in Masterworks: Collections in Prague (Germany: ArtHaus Musik, 2012), 10 mins
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Museum Secrets, Series 3, Episode 3, Uffizi Gallery
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directed by David New, fl. 1985-2012, in Museum Secrets, Series 3, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 43 mins

The incredible stories behind the world's greatest treasures.

Why is a Vatican masterpiece covered in heretical graffiti? How does the Louvre protect the Mona Lisa? Why did Napoleon commission a painting full of lies? Museum Secrets travels to the world's most famous museums in search of weird, wonderful, amazing...

directed by David New, fl. 1985-2012, in Museum Secrets, Series 3, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 43 mins
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Sculptures of the Louvre, Amour and Psyché
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directed by Martin Fraudreau, 1948-, in Sculptures of the Louvre (Entertainment One Ltd., 1996), 29 mins
A detailed examination of Amour and Psyché which resides in the Louvre Museum in Paris.
directed by Martin Fraudreau, 1948-, in Sculptures of the Louvre (Entertainment One Ltd., 1996), 29 mins
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