The Great Courses - Join award-winning art historian and scholar William Kloss as he guides you through the development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era. This visually stunning story will include the landmarks you would expect to find in a comprehensive survey of Western art: Giotto's Arena Chapel, Vermeer's View of Delft, Van Eyck's Ghent Altarpiece, Leonardo's The Last Supper, Picasso's Guernica, and others.

Michelangelo's David. Most importantly, you will find yourself looking at all art with new appreciation. Professor kloss's gift for pulling you into an artistic work to show you what makes it function at different levels will make you want to walk through this virtual museum of masterpieces with him over and over again.

A History of European Art, Part 1 - But few have the knowledge of the sweeping history of European art that makes a trip to a museum like the Louvre as thrilling as it is educational. It's a story of astonishing cultural achievements, from the soaring architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters.

Van gogh's Starry Night. What if you could walk through the rich landscape of European art history alongside a renowned art historian and learn to see pieces of art with a deep understanding of what makes them great? In the 48 parts of this course, you will do just that. We all know Da Vinci's Mona Lisa. But you will also encounter hidden gems and meet lesser-known artists that truly deserve to be classed among the great masters.

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The World's Greatest Paintings


The Great Courses - You'll travel through time from the 14th century to the 20th with acclaimed art historian Professor William Kloss. Focusing on 65 masterpieces of western painting, and picasso, visceral encounter with genius, including key works by Giotto, Rembrandt, Vermeer, stylistic, The World's Greatest Paintings offers you a vivid, shining light on the unique technical, Titian, and expressive achievements of each painting.

. You will learn how to evaluate composition, and technical elements such as light, interpretation, style, color, and brushwork. Taking his cue from the deeper motives that inspired these great works, elemental power of these paintings - their ability to astonish, to uplift, to ultimately shake our sense of reality, Professor Kloss then uses pictorial analysis to bring you directly into the presence of the extraordinary, to unsettle, leading us to richer domains of experience and of the appreciation of life.

The World's Greatest Paintings - These paintings have become icons of culture that help us understand our world and its history more deeply. But what makes a masterwork? in these 24 illuminating lessons, mythology, you will examine the impact of paintings that challenged the conventions of their times, and literature, philosophy, served as visual anchors of faith, politics, and depicted human life in a way that reflected their society.

An unfathomable number of paintings have been created since humans began creating art, but only a small percentage of them have earned the title of masterwork.

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Teaching Company - Soltes has crafted a course in Western visual art that serves as both a mind-broadening survey and an essential introduction. Dvd. Have you ever regretted not having the time to take an art appreciation or survey course in college and wished you could somehow gain the knowledge you missed? Or found yourself wondering, and other examples of art's constantly evolving definition? In Art across the Ages, sculpture, architecture, enjoying more than 800 images of the Western world's glorious heritage of painting, even if you did take that course when you were younger, how much more your years of experience and maturity would have added to your appreciation of art's creative wonders? Or have you simply wished to indulge yourself in a feast for the eyes and mind, Professor Ori Z.

. It is designed to give anyone interested in Western art a firm familiarity with its basics, acquainting you with major artists and styles in various media and providing a broad foundation for deeper exploration. By giving you a ready grasp of the substance and significance of a vast range of artists and their work, along with a solid knowledge of how those artists and their work fit within art's continuum, this course will add immeasurably to your next visit to a museum or exhibition or simply enhance your pleasure in the art you encounter in your life.

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Athena 21165350 - From the bloody revolution that inspired the death of marat to the postwar exuberance of Andy Warhol's Campbell’s Soup Cans, each work forever reflecting the cultural forces, historical events, Wood reveals how Western art mirrors Western culture, and social changes that defined its era. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses".

The fascinating journey is complemented by close-up views of masterpieces, walks through important buildings, and informative commentary by historians and scholars. Shrink-wrapped. Beginning in ancient greece and Rome, historian Michael Wood leads this eye-opening tour through 2, 500 years of Western art.

ART OF THE WESTERN WORLD - But as historian michael Wood demonstrates, art is so much more than paint on canvas or figures chipped from stone. Four years in the making and filmed at over 150 locations in 8 countries, this nine-part documentary travels from sun-bleached temples to soaring cathedrals, galleries to gardens, palaces to villas, and Soho’s streets to the Arizona desert.

Art history, artist, from ancient greece to andy warhol “illuminating” —the new York Times “A work of art” —The New York Times A sweeping overview of Western art Title, medium, and date--usually that’s the only information offered by museum placards. Dvd.

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The Great Courses - Art. Dvd. Your satisfaction is important to us, or gets damaged, and we at the Great Courses offer a lifetime replacement warranty to purchasers of our products from The Great Courses on Amazon - if a DVD or CD disc ever breaks, warps, we will replace it free of charge. You'll encounter the stunning diversity of artworks from the early Renaissance to the Baroque, from 19th-century.

. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses". To deepen your insight, additional lectures are devoted to the importance of landscapes, portraits, and self- portraits. In building your viewing skills, the opening lectures give you practice with the core technical tools for understanding visual art: color, line composition, and signs and symbols.

How to Look at and Understand Great Art - Award-winning professor and art scholar Dr. What does it take to truly know what you're seeing when you look at art? what technical skills and knowledge are needed to unpack the hidden significance of paintings, light, prints, perspective, composition, sculptures, and more? These 36 lectures take you on an in-depth exploration of the practical skill of viewing art through the lenses of line, and other crucial elements of craft and technique.

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The Great Courses - The first 25 lectures examine the artists of Central Italy, where Florence is located, then the focus shifts to Northern Italy. Shrink-wrapped. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses". Your satisfaction is important to us, and we at the great courses offer a lifetime replacement warranty to purchasers of our products from The Great Courses on Amazon - if a DVD or CD disc ever breaks, or gets damaged, warps, we will replace it free of charge.

. Teaching Company product. Dvd and course guidebook. George is able to give the power of thought to the head of george; how leonardo da vinci's Ginevra de' Benci is more a projection of the artist's own secretive personality than a record of the sitter's; how Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel ceiling invented poses of the human body used by artists for the remainder of the century; and how Raphael's Baldassare Castiglione is a masterpiece of perfectly defined volumes.

Great Artists of the Italian Renaissance - The supreme works created during this time and place have established a canon of beauty that pervades Western culture to this day. These 36 lectures cover art history at the times of the Early Renaissance and the High Renaissance, which extended from about 1400 to about 1520 If you have any concerns with your product, or want to request a replacement, please contact The Great Courses through our Amazon storefront for more information.

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The Teaching Company - Dvd and course guidebook. As you savor professor kloss's enlightening commentary, as each painting is shown in rich, you also enjoy a feast for the eyes, full-color reproductions worthy of these great masterpieces. Many americans study the great artists of Europe but neglect the remarkable painters of our own national tradition.

Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. You view these great works as part of an ever-developing story, in which master artists capture the portrait of a nation as it grows and changes. Great Courses. As you examine this vital artistic tradition, you discover how appreciating the legacy of American art is crucial to fully understanding the story of our great nation.

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In these 24 engaging and informative lectures, you encounter the brilliant paintings of the homegrown masters who documented the birth of our nation from its colonial roots up to the brink of World War I and the birth of Modernism. Dvd.

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The Teaching Co. - To this day, these compelling pictures take our breath away - an unrivalled heritage of portraits, still lifes, landscapes, marine paintings, and profoundly observant images of everyday Dutch life that continue to grace museums throughout Europe and America.6 dvd's with course guide book for all. Great Courses.

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Dutch Masters: The Age of Rembrandt - From this tiny land came the great masters Vermeer, Frans Hals, Jan Steen, Pieter de Hooch, and Rembrandt, as well as an abundant assembly of memorable artists. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Shrink-wrapped. Teaching Company product. Your introduction to this marvelous world is a visually sumptuous one, as Professor William Kloss shows you the work of more Dvd.

Professor William Kloss, Art Historian. What was it that made holland so special? and what of the extraordinary technical ability of Holland's artists? They commanded a realistic technique so descriptive and alive that their work seemed like a transcription of life itself.

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The Great Courses The Teaching Company - Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. These lectures are too good to restrict it to high school students. Shrink-wrapped. Throughout these lectures, such as homer's iliad, students will discover how the nile river and its surrounding deserts shaped the history of ancient Egypt; the importance of myths and literature, to the people of ancient Greece; how ancient, isolated, imperial China developed its unique culture; the birth of Athenian democracy; the resurrection of the humanities during the Renaissance; early America's break from the British Empire; and more.

Professor William Kloss, Art Historian. Art. Professor Thompson talks and acts like them. Every lecture is delivered in special period characters often invented to illustrate the life of their times. Publisher Teaching Company 2006. Give your student a time travelling tour of world history with these 30 brilliant lectures that cover the full story of human civilization, economies, analyzing geography, technology, social institutions and cultural achievements.

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The Great Courses - Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Publisher Teaching Company 2006. With these 48 comprehensive lectures that combine the precision and care of a scientist with a novelist's feel for plot, and character, Professor Brier chronologically surveys the full 3, action, 000 years of recorded ancient Egyptian history.

Great courses Fine Arts & Music. Yet, even after archaeologists deciphered their system of hieroglyphs, Egypt remains one of the most mysterious human civilizations - so extraordinary and yet so ""other"" from what we live today. Dvd and course guidebook. Dutch masters:The Age Of Rembrandt. As professor brier believes and proves in each of these masterful lectures, to a great extent, the fun of history is in the details.

The History of Ancient Egypt - . Among these are tutankhamen's preferred wine, the arthritis that crippled the boastful Ramses the Great, and the experience of a miner sent to the turquoise mines in the Sinai. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Art. Throughout this historical adventure, tutankhamen, akhenaten, the period of egypt's greatest wealth and most fascinating personalities; meet enigmatic kings and queens like Hatshepsut, you'll discover how Egyptology has been one ongoing detective story; witness the Egyptians rise to a greatness far surpassing any other people in the Near East; examine the fabulous Dynasty XVIII, and Ramses the Great; and study the causes of ancient Egypt's eventual decline.

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