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Pigment and Chisel

While Duerer's fame outside Germany rests mainly on his graphic works, his paintings, mostly found in German museums and churches, represent a large portion of his artistic output. This film presents a fine selection of the master's paintings, ranging from his lesser known portraits to his large ... Read more
This film about Rembrandt is made exclusively from his paintings and its purpose is demonstrate how the joys and sorrows influenced his art. ... Read more
Switzerland, not only rich in historic edifices, also finds solutions to the building problems of modern times. ... Read more
The unifying theme of this film is the beauty of wood. A succession of examples from Belgian churches and museums traces the sequences of styles from the hieratic Romanesque through the gradually increasing naturalism of Gothic art. The film concludes with details of Renaissance and high baroque ... Read more
Motivated by the spread of Buddhism, Japanese culture of the 12th-15th centuries was highly representational. Architecture, painting and sculpture are presented, with emphasis on the tortuous use of wood in statues of various gods. ... Read more
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