Never was a world so completely turned upside down as with the arrival of the Impressionist School. Cezanne, Seurat and Manet all produced inspirational and at the time even controversial works which completely revolutionized thinking in the world of art. This episode also features the work of Van Gogh and Degas, and explores such masterpieces as The Sunflowers, La Grande Jette and The Dancing Class.
2) The Baroque
Once the world of art had rediscovered the power to create great works, the new possibilities were taken and expanded by the Dutch masters in the North and by the likes of Valasquez and Caravaggio in the South. New limits of realism and expression were found. Featuring the work of Valasquez, Caravaggio, Frans Hals, Rembrandt and Rubens.
The world of the ancient Celts is surrounded by more mysteries than almost any other. This program visits ancient Britain to find a world dominated by death and religion, druids and priests.
Deprived of their estates by the English, Rob Roy and his clan stole cattle and sold protection against thieves, while continuing their resistance to the English.
This series presents a unique and masterly survey of the greatest achievements in the history of art from the medieval era to the post-impressionist world. This authoritative and thought-provoking series employs powerful graphic images to entertain and inform the student and the art lover. The collection also features expert commentary and analyses from leading authorities, art historians and scholars, new location footage and re-creations.
This episode features the work of Masaccio, Uccello, Van Eyck, Giotto, and Botticelli.
Green Hills - Adult Movie
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Richland Park - Adult Movie
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"Featuring specially-commissioned footage shot at Down House, the home of Charles Darwin, this ... DVD tells the story of an extraordinary man who re-shaped scientific thinking and left the world an invaluable legacy. The program explores Darwin's personal life, looks at the impact of his work in his own time and on the modern world, and shows how both were profoundly influenced by his surroundings"--Container label.
The incredible story of explorer Ernest Shackleton's heroic attempt to lead the first expedition across the last unknown continent of Antarctica in 1914-16.