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Demystified, Discover The Backstory Of The Mona Lisa By Leonardo Da Vinci
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in Demystified (Chicago, IL: Encyclopedia Britannica, 2020), 3 mins
Why is Mona Lisa so Famous? Demystified.
in Demystified (Chicago, IL: Encyclopedia Britannica, 2020), 3 mins
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NOVA, Season 46, Episode 21, Decoding da Vinci
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produced by WGBH Boston, in NOVA, Season 46, Episode 21 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 53 mins
NOVA: Decoding da Vinci Leonardo da Vinci was the quintessential Renaissance man, accomplished in engineering, fine art, and biology, among other disciplines. Today, his centuries-old "inventions" seem to predict our modern age: contraptions similar to parachutes, army tanks, hang gliders, and robots fill his note...
produced by WGBH Boston, in NOVA, Season 46, Episode 21 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 53 mins
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Art & Culture, Leonardo da Vinci: Portrait of an Uncomfortable Genius
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directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, Academy Media, in Art & Culture (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media Group, 2018), 49 mins
Leonardo is famous all over the world as the man who painted the Mona Lisa. But he was a very unusual painter. He did not complete many paintings and his interests ranged over a wide variety of subjects. He was very unorthodox in an age which was just opening up to the new renaissance ideas on science and beliefs....
directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, Academy Media, in Art & Culture (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media Group, 2018), 49 mins
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Civilisations (Arts), Episode 3 of 9, Paradise On Earth
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directed by Ashley Gething, 1970-; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Ashley Gething, 1970-, Nutopia, Open University and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Civilisations (Arts), Episode 3 of 9 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 57 mins
Simon Schama examines one of our deepest artistic urges: the depiction of nature. Simon discovers that landscape painting is seldom a straightforward description of observed nature; rather it's a projection of dreams and idylls, as well as of escapes and refuges from human turmoil; the elusive paradise on earth. S...
directed by Ashley Gething, 1970-; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Ashley Gething, 1970-, Nutopia, Open University and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Civilisations (Arts), Episode 3 of 9 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 57 mins
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Civilisations (Arts), Episode 7 of 9, 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, Open University and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Civilisations (Arts), Episode 7 of 9 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 57 mins
Simon Schama starts his meditation on colour and civilisation with the great Gothic cathedrals of Amiens and Chartres. He then moves to 16th century Venice where masterpieces such as Giovanni Bellini's San Zaccaria altarpiece and Titian's Bacchus and Ariadne contested the assumption that drawing would always be su...
directed by Hugo Macgregor, fl. 2005; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Hugo Macgregor, fl. 2005, Nutopia, Open University and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Civilisations (Arts), Episode 7 of 9 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 57 mins
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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), 54 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), 54 mins
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Secret Cities, Series 2, Episode 1, Lisbon
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directed by Ben Harding, fl. 2007; presented by Janina Ramirez and Alastair Sooke, fl. 2009; produced by Ben Harding, fl. 2007, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Secret Cities, Series 2, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 55 mins
In series two of Secret Cities, art historian Janina Ramirez and art critic Alastair Sooke take us on three entertaining and revealing cultural city breaks, hunting for off-the-beaten-track artistic treats, and finding new ways of enjoying some very famous sights. In this first episode, Janina Ramirez and Alastai...
directed by Ben Harding, fl. 2007; presented by Janina Ramirez and Alastair Sooke, fl. 2009; produced by Ben Harding, fl. 2007, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Secret Cities, Series 2, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 55 mins
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Art & Culture, Renaissance: Why It Matters to the World
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directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Academy Media, in Art & Culture (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media Group, 2017), 1 hour 7 mins
The Renaissance which began in Italy 600 years ago is probably the most important and astonishing event in human history. Until that time throughout the world tyrants and authoritarian religions controlled the lives of most human beings. War was the means of settling disputes. The lives of the majority of people c...
directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Academy Media, in Art & Culture (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media Group, 2017), 1 hour 7 mins
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Michelangelo and the Sistine Chapel Open at the Met
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produced by Jean Yves Chainon, fl. 2017, New York Times Company (New York, NY: The New York Times 360, 2017), 2 mins
Take a 360 tour with Carmen C. Bambach, who curated “Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
produced by Jean Yves Chainon, fl. 2017, New York Times Company (New York, NY: The New York Times 360, 2017), 2 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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