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The Resource Simon Schama's Power of art, a BBC/Thirteen WNET New York co-production ; written and presented by Simon Schama ; series producer, Clare Beavan, (videorecording)

Simon Schama's Power of art, a BBC/Thirteen WNET New York co-production ; written and presented by Simon Schama ; series producer, Clare Beavan, (videorecording)

Label
Simon Schama's Power of art
Title
Simon Schama's Power of art
Statement of responsibility
a BBC/Thirteen WNET New York co-production ; written and presented by Simon Schama ; series producer, Clare Beavan
Title variation
Power of art
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Host
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Focusing on eight iconic works of art, this series reveals the history of visual imagination through the ages. A combination of reconstruction, photography and storytelling transport the viewer back to the intense moments when great works were conceived and born: the murderous, messianic world of Baroque Rome; opulent, parvenu Amsterdam; paranoid, revolutionary Paris; Victorian England suffocating beneath riches and righteousness; the madhouses and brothels of Provence; the carnage of civil war Spain; 1950s New York, caught between Cold War jitters and Manhattan glitter. In each place, a great artist is backed into a corner, facing a crisis, given a chance to confound his rivals, enemies and critics one more time
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography, Gary Clarke ... [et al.] ; editor, Gary Dollner ... [et al.] ; music, Peter Salem ... [et al.]
Dewey number
709
Funding information
"Major funding for the PBS broadcast of this series is provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting; Dorothy and Lewis Cullman; the Philip and Janice Levin Foundation; Judith B. Resnick; Rosalind P. Walter; Ralph W. Voorhees, in memory of Barbara B. Voorhees; the LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust, and PBS."
Language note
English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired
LC call number
N5300
LC item number
.S56 2007
PerformerNote
  • Presentor: Simon Schama
  • Paul Popplewell as Caravaggio, Andrea Gherpelli as Bernini, Aubrey Wakeling as David, Mark Hyde as Turner, Andy Serkis as Van Gogh, Pep Cortes as Picasso, Alan Corduner as Rothko
Runtime
400
Technique
live action
Label
Simon Schama's Power of art, a BBC/Thirteen WNET New York co-production ; written and presented by Simon Schama ; series producer, Clare Beavan, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on television in 2006
  • Contains 8 episodes from the television series
  • "Due to contractual restrictions, certain edits have been made to the originally transmitted programs."
  • Special features: audio commentaries with Simon Schama, Clare Beavan, David Belton & Andy Serkis ; interview with Simon Schama (disc 3)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
Disc 1: Caravaggio / produced & directed by Carl Hindmarch ; Bernini / produced & directed by Clare Beavan ; Rembrandt / produced & directed by James Runcie, Clare Beavan -- Disc 2: David / produced & directed by Clare Beavan ; Turner / produced & directed by Steven Condie ; Van Gogh / produced & directed by David Belton -- Disc 3: Picasso / produced & directed by Steven Condie; Rothko / produced & directed by Carl Hindmarch
Control code
ocn140673236
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (ca. 400 min.)
Isbn
9781419851858
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794051299628
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
E2996
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)140673236
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) enhanced presentation; Dolby Digital stereo., DVD9, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Simon Schama's Power of art, a BBC/Thirteen WNET New York co-production ; written and presented by Simon Schama ; series producer, Clare Beavan, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on television in 2006
  • Contains 8 episodes from the television series
  • "Due to contractual restrictions, certain edits have been made to the originally transmitted programs."
  • Special features: audio commentaries with Simon Schama, Clare Beavan, David Belton & Andy Serkis ; interview with Simon Schama (disc 3)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
Disc 1: Caravaggio / produced & directed by Carl Hindmarch ; Bernini / produced & directed by Clare Beavan ; Rembrandt / produced & directed by James Runcie, Clare Beavan -- Disc 2: David / produced & directed by Clare Beavan ; Turner / produced & directed by Steven Condie ; Van Gogh / produced & directed by David Belton -- Disc 3: Picasso / produced & directed by Steven Condie; Rothko / produced & directed by Carl Hindmarch
Control code
ocn140673236
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (ca. 400 min.)
Isbn
9781419851858
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794051299628
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
E2996
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)140673236
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) enhanced presentation; Dolby Digital stereo., DVD9, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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