The SHOCK of the NEW Robert Hughes
REVIEW “Hughes has proven himself to be a wonderful teacher -- sharp, individualistic and clear. Agree or disagree, you will not be bored." - NY Times
PRODUCT INFORMATION Robert Hughes' history of Modern Art from Cubism to Pop and the Avant-Garde.
The popular art history sequel to the BBC's Civilization series, picks up at the thresh- old of the 20th century. It is written and presented by Robert Hughes, who was art critic and senior writer for Time magazine.
Hughes draws on a wealth of documentary materials from the archives of the BBC, containing rare footage and interviews with noted artists. The range of major figures includes Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Le Corbusier, Max Ernst, Francis Ba-
8 programs on 4 DVDs
con and Jackson Pollock.
Volume 1: The Mechanical Paradise Volume 2: The Powers That Be Volume 3: The Landscape of Pleasure Volume 4: Trouble in Utopia
Volume 5: The Threshold of Liberty Volume 6: The View From the Edge Volume 7: Culture as Nature Volume 8: The Future That Was
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The HISTORY of WESTERN ART
REVIEW "This survey of artistic accomplishments stretching from the medieval period to the Postimpressionist age features an abundance of paintings, varied location shots, and fast-paced voice-over narrations. Michelangelo, Da Vinci, Rembrandt, Rubens, David, Goya, and Cezanne are among the artists studied for their contributions to baroque, rococo, and other art styles and eras. Dozens of masterpieces--including The Last Supper, Mona Lisa, The Conversion of St. Paul, and Blue Boy --are explored and viewed...this series offers a worthwhile overview for both art aficionados and students."
PRODUCT INFORMATION This series presents a unique and masterly survey of the greatest achievements in the history of art from the medieval era to the post-impressionist world. This authoritative and thought-provoking series employs powerful graphic images to entertain and inform the student and the art lover. Spectacular landscapes set the backdrop for the encom- passing look at great moments in art history.
6 programs on 3 DVDs
Program 1: Light in the Darkness Program 2: A New Dream Program 3: The Age of Splendor
Program 4: Reason and Enlightenment Program 5: Passion and Revolution Program 6: A New Vision
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