Civilisation: A Personal View by Kenneth Clark
Civilisation: A Personal View by Kenneth Clark, aired in 1969, is a BBC documentary series written and presented by Kenneth Clark, outlining the history of Western art, architecture, and philosophy since the Dark Ages. The series consists of thirteen episodes, taking a historical approach to Western art from the collapse of Roman empire to the mid 20th century.
|Episode 09 - The Pursuit of Happiness|
Kenneth Clark talks of the harmonious flow and complex symmetries of the works of Bach, Handel, Haydn and Mozart - and the reflection of these in the Rococo churches and palaces of Bavaria.
The Baroque is a period of artistic style that used exaggerated motion and clear, easily interpreted detail to produce drama, tension, exuberance, and grandeur in sculpture, painting, architecture, literature, dance and music.
Rococo is an 18th-century artistic movement and style, which affected several aspects of the arts including painting, sculpture, architecture, interior design, decoration, literature, music and theatre.
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