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Art of the Western world [videorecording] / Annenberg Media ; series producers, Tony Cash, Andrew Snell ; series developed by Perry Miller Adato ; a production of WNET/Thirteen.

Cash, Tony, 1933- (producer.). Snell, Andrew, (producer.). Adato, Perry Miller. (Added Author). Wood, Michael, 1948- (host.). Dunlop, Geoff, (screenwriter,, producer,, director.). Silleck, Bayley, (screenwriter,, producer,, director.). Gold, Mick, 1947- (screenwriter,, producer,, director.). Marner, Eugene, (screenwriter,, producer,, director.). Satrina, Carole Lucia, (screenwriter,, producer.). Wehn-Damisch, Teri, (producer,, director.). Llewelyn-Davies, Melissa, (screenwriter,, producer,, director.). Potts, Ian, (producer,, director.). Bauman, Suzanne, (screenwriter,, producer,, director.). Seidman, Robert, (screenwriter.). Annenberg Media. (Added Author). WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.) (Added Author). Athena (Firm) (Added Author). Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 15 of 15 copies available at Sage Library System.

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0 current holds with 15 total copies.

Summary:

Historian Michael Wood leads a nine-part tour through 2,500 years of Western painting, sculpture, and architecture, filmed at over 150 locations in eight countries and featuring commentary by historians and scholars.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Lake County Main Library - Lakeview DVD 709.02 ART v.1 (Text) Disc 1 37620000848590 DVD DVD None 08/16/2014 Available -
Lake County Main Library - Lakeview DVD 709.02 ART v.2 (Text) Disc 2 37620000746877 DVD DVD None 06/06/2012 Available -
Lake County Main Library - Lakeview DVD 709.02 ART v.2 (Text) Disc 2 37620000848632 DVD DVD None 08/16/2014 Available -
Lake County Main Library - Lakeview DVD 709.02 ART v.3 (Text) Disc 3 37620000746836 DVD DVD None 06/06/2012 Available -
Lake County Main Library - Lakeview DVD 709.02 ART v.3 (Text) Disc 3 37620000848673 DVD DVD None 08/16/2014 Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781598286861
  • ISBN: 1598286862
  • Physical Description: 3 videodiscs (approximately 513 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + guide (15 pages)
  • Publisher: Silver Spring, Md. : Athena, 2011.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Previously broadcast on PBS in 1989.
Special features: include artist biographies and Michael Wood biography.
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc 1. The Classical ideal / produced, directed and written by Geoff Dunlop, Bayley Silleck -- A white garment of churches : Romanesque and Gothic art / produced, directed and written by Perry Miller Adato -- The Early Renaissance / produced, directed and written by Mick Gold -- Artist biographies: Kritios and Nesiotes, Gislebertus, Filippo Brunelleschi, Jan van Eyck. -- Michael Wood Biography.
Disc 2. The High Renaissance / produced, directed and written by Geoff Dunlop -- Realms of light : the Baroque / produced, written by Eugene Marner, Carole Lucia Satrina ; directed by Eugene Marner -- An age of reason, an age of passion / produced, directed by Teri Wehn-Damisch -- Artists biographies: Leonardo da Vinci, Andrea Palladio, Caravaggio, Jacques-Louis David.
Disc 3. A fresh view : Impressionism and Post-Impressionism / produced, directed and written by Melissa Llewelyn-Davies -- Into the 20th century / produced, directed by Ian Potts -- In our own time / produced, directed by Suzanne Bauman ; written by Suzanne Bauman, Robert Seidman -- Artists biographies: Édouard Manet, Pablo Picasso, Le Corbusier, Jackson Pollock.
Viewer's guide booklet: A conversation with Perry Miller Adato (executive producer) ; Chartres cathedral's stained-glass windows ; The exacting art of the fresco ; The power or the Paris Salon ; The pop-art controversy ; Missing masterpieces ; Timeline of major movements in western art.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Film editor, Roderic Cooke ... [et al.] ; cinematographer, Jeremy Stavenhagen ... [et al.].
Participant or Performer Note:
Host, Michael Wood.
Summary, etc.:
Historian Michael Wood leads a nine-part tour through 2,500 years of Western painting, sculpture, and architecture, filmed at over 150 locations in eight countries and featuring commentary by historians and scholars.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: not rated.
Additional Physical Form available Note:
Preview and viewer's guide issued online.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, 4:3 full screen; Dolby Digital stereo.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Public performance rights not included.
Language Note:
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: Art > History.
Genre: Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.

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