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Exhibition on Screen - Vermeer and Music
Johannes Vermeer [1632 -1675] is a fascinating painter whose life and works are explored here in amazing detail. Filmed in London's National Gallery, New York's Met and other art houses in the USA and the Netherlands, this stunning film explores a collection of Vermeer's finest pieces and delivers a detailed…
Exhibition on Screen Girl with a Pearl Earring
'Girl with a Pearl Earring' by Johannes Vermeer is one of the most enduring paintings in the history of art. This beautifully filmed documentary goes in pursuit of answers to the unresolved riddles surrounding this iconic piece. Holland's distinguished Mauritshuis is a stunning jewel of a gallery and home to…
Design & Decoration: Belle Etage, Spitzer & Aronson
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The Art Of Eric Gill
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A Hero Steps Forth
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Sister Wendy Beckett takes a closer look at art in the Middle Ages. Featuring works by Giotto, Duccio, Ambrogio Lorenzetti, Simone Martini, Jan van Eyck, Rogier van der Weyden and Hieronymus Bosch.
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Part of the Series: Artists of Vision Series
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The Victorians were obsessed by the nude in art. For many nineteenth- century painters and sculptors, the naked body, both male and female, was central to exotic historical fantasies and elaborate allegories of imperial power. In such contexts the classical nude could be seen as a moral and spiritual ideal.…
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Mark Wallinger
Part of the Series: theEYE
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Two important artistic movements followed the High Renaissance. Beginning with late Michelangelo, Tibaldi, and El Greco, explore the hallmarks of Mannerism, including deliberate distortions of proportion and perspective and use of tertiary colors. Then, in the works of Caravaggio, Rubens, and others, define the essence of Baroque art in its…
Design & Decoration: Malborough Gallery, Lobmeyr & Adrian Sassoon
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Tony Hill
Part of the Series: theEYE
Tony Hill's films present entirely new ways of looking at the world in which we live. His extraordinary sculptural films turn and transform, squeeze and stretch the landscape and constantly challenge how we see what's around us. They are films about perception, time and space but they are also films…