Art of the Western World
Art of the Western World is a documentary series presented by Michael Wood, exploring magnificent masterpieces of the Western world in their cultural and historical settings. The series consists of eighteen episodes, each of which focuses on the artistic contributions of one period in the history of the West, from Ancient Greece to the late 1980s. From the classical ideals in Greek and Roman antiquity, through the Renaissance, to the postmodernism of the late 1980s, the series provides a panorama of 2000 years of architecture, painting and sculpture, and studies the art masterpieces as reflections of the Western culture that produced them.
|Episode 17 - The Aftermath|
The Abstract Expressionist movement established New York as a center for the visual arts. Works by Pollock, Warhol, Lichtenstein, and the sculptor Oldenburg are examined.
Abstract expressionism is an American post-World War II art movement in American painting, developed in New York in the 1940s.
This is a four-part BBC documentary series presented by Alastair Sooke, detailing the life and work of four giants of 20th century art: Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali, and Andy Warhol.
|Modern Art - A Complete Guide
This is a 1974 American documentary film directed by Herbert Kline detailing the revolution in art instigated by Cezanne that became MODERN ART.
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