Director: Paul Haesaerts
Using as examples the work of Renoir, Seurat and Picasso, this film seeks to establish three broad divisions of art: the sensual, the intellectual and the emotional. A most stimulating and striking presentation of art theory is climaxed by an introduction to the work of Picasso in all its variety and vigour.
A film essay on Picasso's development as a painter and a potter combined with an interview with the artist at his studio in Vallauris. Awarded the International Documentary prize at the Venice Festiv… More »
An evocation of the life and surroundings of the great Flemish poet and writer, Emile Verhaeren (1855-1916). ... More »
The film shows the devotion of Fra Angelico to the Virgin Mary. A sequence which presents the Italian countryside, peaceful, evocative of Paradise, precedes the part devoted to the Annunciation and N… More »
At the time of the Renaissance the Humanist movement brought about an intellectual, moral and psychological rebirth in the whole of Europe. The film, which is of a philosophical character, portrays t… More »
In his first colour film. Paul Haesearts, who is well known for his art films, especially for Rubens and A Visit to Picasso, explores the meanings, beauties and quaint anecdotal material hidden in th… More »