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Aby Warburg: Metamorphosis and Memory
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directed by Judith Wechsler, 1940-; produced by Judith Wechsler, 1940- (Massachusetts: Privately Published, 2016), 1 hour
Aby Warburg (1866-1929), influential art historian, ranged widely from the Italian Renaissance to Hopi Indian rituals, from frescoes to postage stamps, combining art history, anthropology and religion. He explored the nachleben (afterlife) of antiquity, the rational versus the irrational and the tensions between t...
directed by Judith Wechsler, 1940-; produced by Judith Wechsler, 1940- (Massachusetts: Privately Published, 2016), 1 hour
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Art of Spain, Episode 3, The Mystical North
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directed by Phil Cairney, fl. 2005; presented by Andrew Graham-Dixon, 1960-; produced by Phil Cairney, fl. 2005, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Art of Spain, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008), 50 mins
We know that Italy and Northern Europe are renowned for their art, but what about Spain? In this absorbing and original series, Spanish art gains center stage as art historian Andrew Graham-Dixon goes on the road to reveal the fabulous art treasures of the country. Travelling from the south to the north he explore...
directed by Phil Cairney, fl. 2005; presented by Andrew Graham-Dixon, 1960-; produced by Phil Cairney, fl. 2005, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Art of Spain, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008), 50 mins
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Australian Eye Series, The Australian Impressionists, 1888-1896
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directed by David Muir, fl. 1984; produced by Malcolm Otton, fl. 1975, in Australian Eye Series (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1984), 1 hour 6 mins
This Australian Eye episode looks at the following artists and their work: Charles Conder and his painting 'A Holiday at Mentone' (1888), Tom Roberts and his paintings ' The Breakaway' (1890-91) and 'Shearing the Rams' (1890), Arthur Streeton's painting 'Fire's On, Lapstone Tunnel' (1891), David Davies and his wor...
directed by David Muir, fl. 1984; produced by Malcolm Otton, fl. 1975, in Australian Eye Series (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1984), 1 hour 6 mins
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Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 6, The Victorians and After
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directed by Karen Selway, fl. 2007; presented by Richard Taylor, 1967-; produced by Karen Selway, fl. 2007, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 29 mins
Richard Taylor discovers how, at the height of the Industrial Revolution, medieval imagery and ritual make a surprise return to Victorian places of worship and plunge the Anglican Church into conflict. Richard retraces the controversy surrounding this Oxford Movement of Anglo-Catholics and explores their finest ch...
directed by Karen Selway, fl. 2007; presented by Richard Taylor, 1967-; produced by Karen Selway, fl. 2007, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 29 mins
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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), 54 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), 54 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), 50 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), 50 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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Hermitage Masterpieces, 17, The Road to Impressionism: 19th Century France
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produced by Studio Quart, in Hermitage Masterpieces, 17 (Port Washington, NY: Entertainment One Ltd., 1992), 28 mins
This documentary features the Hermitage Museum.
produced by Studio Quart, in Hermitage Masterpieces, 17 (Port Washington, NY: Entertainment One Ltd., 1992), 28 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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