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Title 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.

Imprint Silver Spring, MD : Athena, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    ART AWW    Available
Description 3 videodiscs (ca. 513 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 guide (15 p.)
System Details DVD, 4:3 full screen presentation; Dolby Digital stereo.
Language In English; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Performer Host, Michael Wood.
Credits Directed by Geoff Dunlop, Bayley Silleck, Perry Miller Adato, Mick Gold, Eugene Marner, Teri Wehn-Damisch, Melissa Llewelyn-Davies, Ian Potts, and Suzanne Bauman ; film editor, Roderic Cooke ... [et al.] ; cinematographer, Jeremy Stavenhagen ... [et al.].
Note Previously broadcast on PBS in 1989.
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.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Note Special features: include artist biographies and Michael Wood biography.
Contents 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 : art or advertising? ; Missing masterpieces ; Timeline of major movements in Western art.
Subject Art -- History.
Art -- Europe -- History.
Genre/Form Documentary television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Cash, Tony, producer.
Snell, Andrew, producer.
Adato, Perry Miller.
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.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Athena (Firm)
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Added Title Art of the Western world (Television program)
ISBN 9781598286861
Standard No. 054961868698
Music No. AMP-8686 Athena

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