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VHS N 5300 G64 (COL)


Art of the Western world

Main Title: Art of the Western world [videorecording] / WNET/New York ; producer, director, Mick Gold

Published/Created: Santa Barbara, CA : Intellimation, 1989

Description: 1 videocassette of 1 (ca. 56 min. each content) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in

The early renaissance -- The high renaissance

Summary: The erly renaissance - covers the revival and reinterpretation of the classical tradition in the works of Florentine artists Masaccio, Donatello, and Ghiberti. Discusses how these artists exemplify the merging of Christian and humanistic values. Examines the realism of Jan van Eyck and the spiritual crisis of northern Europe as revealed in Gruenwald's Isenheim altarpiece. Also discusses the spirit of the Renaissance as reflected in Albrecht Durer's work. Features experts John White and Colin Eisler.
Summary: Covers key aspects of the High Renaissance, including the advent of the artist as genius (Leonardo, Michelangelo, and Raphael), the rise of Rome as a center of artistic vitality, and Venetian preoccupation with the quality of light (Giorgione and Titian). Also examines the social turbulence of the late sixteenth century and the reinterpretation of classical architectural principles. Features experts Kathleen Weil-Garris Brandt and Colin Eisler

Subject: Art, Early Renaissance.
Subject: Art, Renaissance.
Subject: Art appreciation.
Subject: Art, High Renaissance -- Italy.
Subject: Art, Italian.

1 videocassette of 1 (VHS) (ca. 112 min.): sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
©1989,  1989, Intellimation , Santa Barbara, CA
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AV Material ID 1000005132
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