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Civilizations, Episode 6, Paradise on Earth
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directed by Ashley Gething, 1970-; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Ashley Gething, 1970-, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2018), 53 mins
Explore one of humanity’s deepest artistic urges: the depiction of nature. But landscape painting is seldom a straightforward portrayal of observed nature; it's a projection of dreams, idylls, and refuges - the elusive paradise on earth.
directed by Ashley Gething, 1970-; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Ashley Gething, 1970-, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2018), 53 mins
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Civilizations, Episode 7, Color and Light
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directed by Hugo Macgregor, fl. 2005; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Hugo Macgregor, fl. 2005, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2018), 53 mins
Explore the story of light and color in art - both in the search for greater realism and spiritual ecstasy. Journey from Gothic cathedrals and Indian courtly painting to modern art.
directed by Hugo Macgregor, fl. 2005; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Hugo Macgregor, fl. 2005, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2018), 53 mins
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Genius of Palaces, Episode 1, Towards an Architecture of Majesty
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directed by Graham Cooper, 1971-; presented by Dan Cruickshank, 1949-; produced by Graham Cooper, 1971-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Genius of Palaces, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 53 mins
Royal palaces are the most magnificent buildings in our history. Often built to extraordinary levels of luxury and excess, they express the personalities of our kings and queens since 1066.From the Tower of London to Hampton Court Palace, Dan Cruickshank reveals an extraordinary story of buildings, often fortified...
directed by Graham Cooper, 1971-; presented by Dan Cruickshank, 1949-; produced by Graham Cooper, 1971-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Genius of Palaces, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 53 mins
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Masterworks: Collections in Prague, Master Theodoricus - St. George
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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, 'St. George' by Master Teodoricus.
directed by Reiner Moritz, 1938-; produced by RM Arts, in Masterworks: Collections in Prague (Germany: ArtHaus Musik, 2012), 10 mins
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Mirrors of Paradise
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directed by Michael Dibb, 1940-; produced by Penny Forster, fl. 1992 and Michael Dibb, 1940-, Dibb Directions and Wall to Wall Television (Arts Council England, 1992), 52 mins
The enduring legacy of the medieval Islamic period in Spain, in music, architecture and decoration, agriculture and cuisine, literature and medicine, and the contribution made by the Jewish population.
directed by Michael Dibb, 1940-; produced by Penny Forster, fl. 1992 and Michael Dibb, 1940-, Dibb Directions and Wall to Wall Television (Arts Council England, 1992), 52 mins
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Museum Secrets, Series 1, 6, Inside the Metropolitan Museum of Art
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directed by Gary Lang, fl. 1996-2014, in Museum Secrets, Series 1, 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 47 mins
We examine the armor of Henry VIII to discover how he got so fat and crazy, then enter New York high-society to reveal how a nude sculpture led to a brutal murder. Inside a vast Egyptian temple, enclosed within the museum's walls, we search a secret chamber to discover why the temple's statues celebrate the foreig...
directed by Gary Lang, fl. 1996-2014, in Museum Secrets, Series 1, 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 47 mins
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Museum Secrets, Series 3, Episode 6, Chateau Versailles
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directed by Lara J. Fitzgerald, fl. 2013, in Museum Secrets, Series 3, Episode 6 (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 Lara J. Fitzgerald, fl. 2013, in Museum Secrets, Series 3, Episode 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 43 mins
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Human Contraptions, Art
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directed by Bruce Petty, 1929-, in Human Contraptions (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: National Film and Sound Archive of Australia, 2002), 6 mins
The first time a human did something not work related, minds opened and imaginations soared. Attracted by the lack of effort art required, soon everybody was trying to do it so a serious French philosophy team was installed to decide what the art contraption was really supposed to do. Finally, business stepped in...
directed by Bruce Petty, 1929-, in Human Contraptions (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: National Film and Sound Archive of Australia, 2002), 6 mins
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Big Build, The Castle Tower
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produced by Fran Calderone and Joanne Fish, History Television Network Productions, in Big Build (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 46 mins
The debut episode of the unique 'how-to' series sees a medieval tower rise above the landscape of northern Idaho. The ultimate hands-on blend of history and engineering. Hosted by contractor and former pro football player Nick Mystrom. Nick and the crew have less than three weeks to erect an iconic Medieval edifi...
produced by Fran Calderone and Joanne Fish, History Television Network Productions, in Big Build (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 46 mins
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Cathedrals, Part 2
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directed by Jean François Delassus, 1942-; produced by Luc Martin-Gousset, Point du Jour International (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2000), 1 hour
The latter part of the 12th century is witness to frenetic construction work in the Northern part of France. The cathedrals represent an outstanding architectural feat. Their giddy heights, never seen before in Western architecture, are the expression of an astounding technical progress. In a period spanning only...
directed by Jean François Delassus, 1942-; produced by Luc Martin-Gousset, Point du Jour International (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2000), 1 hour
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