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Civilizations, Episode 5, Renaissances
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directed by Ashley Gething, 1970-; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Ashley Gething, 1970-, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
Explore the connections and rivalries between Renaissance Italy and the Islamic empires that experienced their own cultural flowering in the 15th and 16th centuries. Both spheres were open to influences flowing both ways.
directed by Ashley Gething, 1970-; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Ashley Gething, 1970-, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
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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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Hieronymus Bosch: Touched by the Devil
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directed by Pieter van Huijstee, 1956-; produced by Pieter van Huijstee, 1956-, NTR, Pieter van Huystee Film & TV Produkties B.V., Creative Europe MEDIA and Mediafonds (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 2016), 1 hour 29 mins
In 2016, the Noordbrabants Museum in the Dutch city of Den Bosch held a special exhibition devoted to the work of Hieronymus Bosch, who died 500 years ago. This late-medieval artist lived his entire life in the city, causing uproar with his fantastical and utterly unique paintings in which hell and the devil alway...
directed by Pieter van Huijstee, 1956-; produced by Pieter van Huijstee, 1956-, NTR, Pieter van Huystee Film & TV Produkties B.V., Creative Europe MEDIA and Mediafonds (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 2016), 1 hour 29 mins
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Italy's Invisible Cities, Episode 1, Naples
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directed by Harvey Lilley, fl. 1997; presented by Michael Scott, 1981- and Alexander Armstrong, 1970-; produced by Harvey Lilley, fl. 1997, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Italy's Invisible Cities, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2017), 53 mins
Following the striking revelations of Rome’s Invisible City, historian Dr Michael Scott embarks on a new adventure to explore the hidden treasures of three more of Italy’s astonishing cities – Naples, Venice and Florence – bringing a fascinating new insight into 2,000 years of history. Drawing on cutting-e...
directed by Harvey Lilley, fl. 1997; presented by Michael Scott, 1981- and Alexander Armstrong, 1970-; produced by Harvey Lilley, fl. 1997, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Italy's Invisible Cities, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2017), 53 mins
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Italy's Invisible Cities, Episode 3, Florence
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directed by Lucy Swingler, fl. 2008; presented by Michael Scott, 1981- and Alexander Armstrong, 1970-; produced by Lucy Swingler, fl. 2008, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Italy's Invisible Cities, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2017), 51 mins
Following the striking revelations of Rome’s Invisible City, historian Dr. Michael Scott embarks on a new adventure to explore the hidden treasures of three more of Italy’s astonishing cities – Naples, Venice and Florence – bringing a fascinating new insight into 2,000 years of history. Drawing on cutting-...
directed by Lucy Swingler, fl. 2008; presented by Michael Scott, 1981- and Alexander Armstrong, 1970-; produced by Lucy Swingler, fl. 2008, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Italy's Invisible Cities, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2017), 51 mins
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Discovering Harvard's Hidden Treasures
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presented by David Gura, fl. 2010; produced by Bloomberg L. P. (New York, NY: Bloomberg L. P., 2015), 3 mins
June 24 -- This spring two rare prints were reported missing from the Boston Public Library. A Rembrandt and an engraving from the sixteenth century valued at more than $600,000. They turned up after an exhaustive search eight weeks later just eighty feet from where they were supposed to be. But not before the hea...
presented by David Gura, fl. 2010; produced by Bloomberg L. P. (New York, NY: Bloomberg L. P., 2015), 3 mins
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Face of Britain by Simon Schama, Episode 3, The Face of Fame
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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 3 (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 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 50 mins
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Face of Britain by Simon Schama, Episode 4, The Look of Love
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directed by Francis Hanly, fl. 1995-2016; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Oxford Film and Television, in Face of Britain by Simon Schama, Episode 4 (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 Francis Hanly, fl. 1995-2016; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Oxford Film and Television, in Face of Britain by Simon Schama, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 50 mins
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Face of Britain by Simon Schama, Episode 5, The Face in the Mirror
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directed by Matthew Hill, fl. 2001-2016; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Oxford Film and Television, in Face of Britain by Simon Schama, Episode 5 (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 Oxford Film and Television, in Face of Britain by Simon Schama, Episode 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 50 mins
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High Art of the Low Countries, Series 1, Episode 1, Dream of Plenty
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directed by Ian Leese, fl. 1993; presented by Andrew Graham-Dixon, 1960-; produced by Ian Leese, fl. 1993, in High Art of the Low Countries, Series 1, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 52 mins
How the art of Renaissance Flanders evolved from tapestries into a painting school.
directed by Ian Leese, fl. 1993; presented by Andrew Graham-Dixon, 1960-; produced by Ian Leese, fl. 1993, in High Art of the Low Countries, Series 1, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 52 mins
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