Director: Mark Sorkin
Among the work of American artists during the past half-century, the paintings of Grant Wood are probably the most familiar and the most popular. Wood brought a lively sense of humour and satire to his canvases, a warm affection for the local landscapes, and the simple farm folk among whom he lived most of. his life. The film shows the work of this self-taught artist, illustrates his techniques and tells something about his life and early training as an artist.
In 1808, Spain was "peacefully" invaded by Napoleon's armies and received her first taste ai totalitarian government. The Spaniards rebelled and were plunged into a long, bloody, cruel war. Francisco… More »
An analysis of the work of Henry Moore and an interview with the sculptor himself. The camera follows in detail the work of Henry Moore in creating a piece of sculpture for the Festival of Britain. ... More »
One of the world's masterpieces is the famous mediaeval altar of Krakow's Church of St. Mary, completed by the sculptor Stwosz in 1489. During World War 2, the Nazis shipped the altar to Nuremberg. I… More »
A documentary film issued on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the birth of the famous creative artist and painter, Mikolas Alesh. ... More »