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Gauguin and Van Gogh
In the fascinating Great Artist series, we investigate some of the best artists in history - examining their influence, style and what exactly made them so unique. In this double package we examine two of the most revered Post-Impressionists; Gauguin,…
Exhibition on Screen - Van Gogh
Given complete and unprecedented access to the treasures of Amsterdam's Van Gogh Museum, this is a major new film about one of the world's greatest and most popular artists. This film provides viewers with the moving and inspiring experience of…
Exhibition on Screen Painting the Modern Garden Monet to Matisse
For many great artists the garden has long been considered an desirable subject for the expression of colour, light and atmosphere. Claude Monet is perhaps the most well-known painter of gardens but other greats such as Van Gogh, Pissarro, Matisse…
Women of the Impressionist Movement
"Impressionism is female": we understand this when we consider Berthe Morisot, Mary Cassatt, Eva Gonzales and Marie Bracquemond, four outstanding artists who developed distinct Impressionist subjects and manners of painting. All four knew each other, were regulars in the contemporary…
Bolero and In Search of Cezanne
One of the most honored films of its time and winner of an Academy Award, The Bolero captures the essence of an orchestra as Zubin Mehta conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic in a stellar performance of Ravel's classic. Viewers gain…
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Mary Cassatt: American Impressionist
This is an Emmy winning historical drama about American artist Mary Stevenson Cassatt. She lived much of her adult life in Paris in the last century. Cassatt often created images of the social and private lives of women with emphasis…
Peter Voulkos & The Otis Group
Part of the Series: Revolutions of the Wheel
"Peter Voulkos & The Otis Group" closely examines the work of Peter Voulkos. Starting from his years at the Archie Bray Institute in Montana with fellow potter Rudy Autio, the film follows his move in 1954 to Los Angeles to…
Monet and Manet
In the fascinating Great Artist series, we investigate some of the best artists in history - examining their influence, style and what exactly made them so unique. In this double package we examine two giant figures of the Impressionist movement;…
Monet: Shadow and Light
This historical drama is about Claude Monet, a founder of French Impressionist painting and the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the movement's philosophy. The film begins in 1869 in a small town on the banks of the Seine outside…
The Australian Impressionists 1888-1896
Part of the Series: The Australian Eye Series
This Australian Eye episode looks at the following artists and their work: Charles Conder and his painting 'A Holiday at Mentone' (1888), Tom Roberts and his paintings ' The Breakaway' (1890-91) and 'Shearing the Rams' (1890), Arthur Streeton's painting 'Fire's…
Exhibition on Screen - Manet: Portraying Life
In this acclaimed film, focussing on the sell-out exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, we ask just who was Edouard Manet - the 'Father of Modern Art'. We enjoy exclusive access to the show as well as a…
Toulouse-Lautrec and Cezanne
In the fascinating Great Artist series, we investigate some of the best artists in history - examining their influence, style and what exactly made them so unique. In this double package we examine two important Impressionist-era artists; Toulouse-Lautrec, the famed…
Seurat Drawings
Seurat's drawings, like those of other great artists - Rembrandt and Daumier, for example - contain his talent in its entirety. This film brings together nearly all of Seurat's drawings and demonstrates how pointillism can work in monochrome; looking at…
Edouard Manet
Edouard Manet (1832 - 1883) was a French painter and, as one of the first nineteenth century artists to approach modern-life subjects, he was a pivotal figure in the transition from Realism to Impressionism. His early masterworks The Luncheon on…
Degas' Dancers
In this film, as in other key titles in the Roland Collection, a meeting takes place between several media: the dance of Degas' subject matter, the dynamism of his draftsmanship, the drama of the score by Marius Constant, and the…
The Life and Work of Georges Seurat - Point Counterpoint
The early drawings and oil paintings of Georges Seurat (1859-1891) explored the qualities of materials and light. From his studies of colour and perception he developed his theory of divisionism and the process of 'pointillism' whereby the dots of separate…
Raoul Dufy
Raoul Dufy is perhaps best known for his colourful and joyous Fauvistic paintings, but he also produced a dazzling array of ceramics, wall-hangings, dress fabrics and furniture designs. In addition Dufy produced elaborate decorative schemes for public buildings and was…
Paul Cezanne
Three Colours: Cezanne from the Art Lives Series introduces the life and work of the artist identified by presenter Matthew Collings as 'the father of modern painting'. The film takes the viewer on a journey through Cezanne's often troubled life…
Edgar Degas
Edgar Degas (1834-1917) was one of the greatest French painters of the late nineteenth century. This film subtly examines the relationship between his life and work, exploring his preoccupation with themes of tension, isolation and vulnerability.
Toulouse-Lautrec
Born the heir to a rich and aristocratic family, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec seemed to have everything a young man could want - until an accident and bone disease left him with the head and torso of an old man and…