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Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial GC 759 WORLD'S (Text) Book 33946003007981 Great Courses . 2nd Floor Available -
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  • ISBN: 1598036599
  • ISBN: 9781598036596
  • Physical Description: videodisc
    4 videodiscs (720 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (vi, 97 pages ; 19 cm.)
  • Publisher: Chantilly, Va. : Teaching Company, [2010]

Content descriptions

General Note: Twenty-four lectures, 30 minutes each.
Course guidebook includes professor biography, statement of course scope, lecture outlines and notes, glossary, biographical notes, and bibliography.
Formatted Contents Note: Disc 1. Greatness in painting ; Majesty of Duccio and Giotto ; Acts of faith : Masaccio, Van Eyck, Van der Weyden ; The Diversity of Piero, Mantegna, Botticelli ; Devotion of Bellini, Geertgen, Dürer ; Masterworks by Leonardo, Raphael, Correggio --
Creation/Production Credits Note: Producer/editor, Jaimee M. Aigret ; content supervisor, Pamela Greer ; directors, Jonathan Leven, Wendy Scarbrough ; camera, Jim M. Allen, Alexis Doty, Robert Evans, Daniel Bloom.
Participant or Performer Note: Professor William Kloss, independent art historian, The Smithsonian Associates, Smithsonian Institution.
Summary, etc.: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their qualities of uniqueness, impact, and emotional and intellectual resonance. The lectures are arranged chronologically, showing what painters of contrasting traditions and cultures were doing in the same period, thus following the progressive unfolding of each painter's art. These lectures open rich perspectives on Western civilization through encounters with some of the most significant, daring, and sublime paintings in Western art.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC.
Subject: Duccio di Buoninsegna -1319?
Giotto 1266?-1337
Masaccio 1401-1428
Piero della Francesca 1416?-1492
Geertgen tot Sint Jans approximately 1460-1495
Leonardo da Vinci 1452-1519
Raphael 1483-1520
Michelangelo Buonarroti 1475-1564
Giorgione 1477 or 1478-1510
Titian approximately 1488-1576
Greco 1541?-1614
Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn 1606-1669
Eyck, Jan van 1390-1440
Weyden, Rogier van der 1399 or 1400-1464
Mantegna, Andrea 1431-1506
Botticelli, Sandro 1444 or 1445-1510
Bellini, Giovanni 1426?-1516
Dürer, Albrecht 1471-1528
Correggio 1489?-1534
Grünewald, Matthias active 16th century
Holbein, Hans 1497-1543
Bruegel, Pieter approximately 1525-1569
Caravaggio, Michelangelo Merisi da 1573-1610
Terbrugghen, Hendrik 1588?-1629
Rubens, Peter Paul 1577-1640
Steen, Jan 1626-1679
Vermeer, Johannes 1632-1675
Velázquez, Diego 1599-1660
Hals, Frans 1584-1666
La Tour, Georges du Mesnil de 1593-1652
Poussin, Nicolas 1594?-1665
Lorrain, Claude 1600-1682
Watteau, Antoine 1684-1721
Chardin, Jean Baptiste Siméon 1699-1779
Tiepolo, Giovanni Battista 1696-1770
Gainsborough, Thomas 1727-1788
David, Jacques Louis 1748-1825
Goya, Francisco 1746-1828
Friedrich, Caspar David 1774-1840
Constable, John 1776-1837
Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William) 1775-1851
Delacroix, Eugène 1798-1863
Courbet, Gustave 1819-1877
Church, Frederic Edwin 1826-1900
Monet, Claude 1840-1926
Whistler, James McNeill 1834-1903
Degas, Edgar 1834-1917
Renoir, Auguste 1841-1919
Sargent, John Singer 1856-1925
Manet, Édouard 1832-1883
Seurat, Georges 1859-1891
Cézanne, Paul 1839-1906
Gogh, Vincent van 1820-1888
Homer, Winslow 1836-1910
Munch, Edvard 1863-1944
Matisse, Henri 1869-1954
Schiele, Egon 1890-1918
Picasso, Pablo 1881-1973
Magritte, René 1898-1967
Hopper, Edward 1882-1967
Gorky, Arshile 1904-1948
Pollock, Jackson 1912-1956
Hofmann, Hans 1880-1966
Masterpiece, Artistic
Painting
Art appreciation
Art, European
Art, American
Art, Dutch
Art, Flemish
Art, French
Art, German
Art, Italian
Art, Renaissance
Art, Baroque
Art, Modern
Abstract expressionism
Art nouveau
Cubism
Classicism in art
Fauvism
Impressionism (Art)
Neo-impressionism (Art)
Realism in art
Romanticism in art
Surrealism
Symbolism (Art movement)
Genre: Instructional films.
Educational films.
Filmed lectures.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
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