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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, 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, 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, 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, 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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Strange Landscape, Episode 1, The Jewelled City
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directed by Derek Towers, fl. 1979-1997; presented by Christopher Frayling, 1946-; produced by Derek Towers, fl. 1979-1997, Süddeutscher Rundfunk Stuttgart, British Broadcasting Corporation and VisionTV, in Strange Landscape, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1995), 49 mins
The Middle Ages. An age of faith, great cathedrals, illuminated apocalypses, learned theologians, devastating plagues and wars. A time of intellectual struggle and exploration when Europe became a flourishing continent and the political and social institutions of the Western World were born. Ranging across science...
directed by Derek Towers, fl. 1979-1997; presented by Christopher Frayling, 1946-; produced by Derek Towers, fl. 1979-1997, Süddeutscher Rundfunk Stuttgart, British Broadcasting Corporation and VisionTV, in Strange Landscape, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1995), 49 mins
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40 Minutes, Scarfe's Follies
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directed by Gerald Scarfe, 1936-; produced by Edward Mirzoeff, 1936-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in 40 Minutes (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1988), 43 mins
This documentary, directed by Gerald Scarfe, follows Scarfe as he gives a tour of follies and proceeds to create his own.
directed by Gerald Scarfe, 1936-; produced by Edward Mirzoeff, 1936-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in 40 Minutes (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1988), 43 mins
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Art of Spain, Episode 1, The Moorish South
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directed by Robin Dashwood, 1972-; presented by Andrew Graham-Dixon, 1960-; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Art of Spain, Episode 1 (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 centre 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 Robin Dashwood, 1972-; presented by Andrew Graham-Dixon, 1960-; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Art of Spain, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008), 50 mins
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