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Viner, John

Overview
Works: 29 works in 59 publications in 1 language and 4,029 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Educational films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Biographical films  History  Historical films  Children's films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Narrator, Author of screenplay
Classifications: ND553.M7, 759.4
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Viner
Monet by Claude Monet( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It was Claude Monet's Impression: soleil levant which gave the impressionist school it's [sic] name. Famed for seeing the subtle nuances of color, light and atmosphere in landscape, Monet's great works include Haystacks and Waterlilies. This program features footage from L'Orangerie and from Monet's house and gardens at Giverny plus special film shot at London's Savoy Hotel, from where Monet painted his famous views of London."--Container
The impressionists by David Manson( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arguably the greatest of all the Impressionist artists, Pierre August Renoir's brilliant Le Moulin de la Gallette created immense controversy in its day. Famous for his use of hot reds, orange and gold to portray nudes in sunlight, Renoir's later life was blighted by arthritis, which crippled his hands. This fascinating story of the man and his work includes a visit to the artist's home Cagnes-sur-Mer on the island of La Grenouillere, and unique footage of an Impressionist festival
The post-impressionists by David Manson( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life and work of van Gogh, featuring expert commentary and location footage
The impressionists( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profoundly influenced by the Renaissance painters, Hilaire Degas pioneered precision of line and the use of the human form in space within the Impressionist school. A Paris-born pupil of Ingres, Degas produced such masterpieces as Rehearsal of the Ballet and The Cotton Exchange. This unique study of his life and times includes delightful new footage of the Royal Ballet, Birmingham, England
Dante and the divine comedy( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A powerful introduction to [The Divine Comedy], the greatest work of medieval literature, which draws upon new dramatic filmed sequences, contemporary images and the works of artists inspired by Dante's epic voyage of the imagination"--Container
The impressionists by David Manson( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of one of the art world's most colorful characters. A true maverick and a highly controversial figure in his day, Edouard Manet became a father figure to the Impressionist movement because of his stand against the restrictions and conventions of the French salon
The post-impressionists( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his landscape and still-life paintings Cézanne developed a revolutionary new approach to color and perspective. His influence on 20th century artists was so great that he is now referred to as the "Father of modern painting". Learn more about Cézanne's life, artistic style and techniques, explore the historical context of his life and work, and begin to understand his creative process. The program includes on-location footage and commentary by world renowned art experts
The post-impressionists( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life and work of post-impressionist master Paul Gaugin, featuring expert commentary and location footage
The impressionists by David Manson( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in Undetermined and English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of the life and work of Camille Pissarro, the West-Indian born leader of the original Impressionists and the only artist from that school to exhibit at all eight of the exhibitions from 1874 to 1886. A considerable influence on Cezanne and Gauguin at the beginning of their careers, Pissarro's great works include the famous Boulevard Montmartre which hangs today in the National Gallery, London
The post impressionists( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1893 Edvard Munch created a masterpiece which has become a defining image of the 20th Century. The Scream is a picture whose sense of anguish reveals much about our own lives, as well as the life of the artist who created it
The post-impressionists( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life and work of post-impressionist painter Henri Toulouse-Lautrec, featuring expert commentary and location footage
The post-impressionists( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life and work of post-impressionist painter Henri Rousseau, featuring expert commentary and location footage
Ancient China : a journey back in time( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using 3D graphics, this program highlights China's architectural achievements including The Great Wall of China, the terracotta army of the First Chinese Emperor, a Chinese village from seven thousand years ago and Beijing's Forbidden City
Jerusalem by William Blake( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visit the sacred city exploring its famous walls and gates, and the mysterious temple under which so many secrets may be buried
The post-impressionists( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Gustav Klimt was an unlikely artistic rebel, but in early 20th century Vienna, the work of this mild-mannered painter created a scandal in his home city. Having enjoyed a conventionally successful early career, Klimt's art changed radically in his mid-thirties. He became leader of the Vienna Secession, a group of avant-garde artists who would change the conservative Viennese art scene forever. Klimt's own work became increasingly erotic in nature. His deeply sensual portraits of Viennese women still make a powerful impression upon the modern viewer"--
Lost treasures of the ancient world. a journey back in time( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This six-part series explores the history and architecture of the ancient world and features graphics, computer animation, and location footage. Historians and authorities provide commentary and analysis
Lost treasures of the ancient world( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This six-volume set contains programs about the ancient world and the legacy it has left us. Computer graphics and animation illustrate how historical sites of ancient civilizations once appeared, and recent film footage shows the present states of the extant structures. Historians and authorities provide commentary and analysis
The post-impressionists by Paul Cézanne( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An in-depth look at the lives of six artists of the Post-impressionist movement
The Impressionists : Monet( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It was Claude Monet's Impression: soleil levant which gave the impressionist school it's [sic] name. Famed for seeing the subtle nuances of color, light and atmosphere in landscape, Monet's great works include Haystacks and Waterlilies"--Container
The seven wonders of the ancient world : a journey back in time( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about the works of architecture regarded by the Greeks and Romans to be the most extraordinary structures of antiquity. Features 3D graphics and computer animation, period reconstruction, new location footage, and expert interpretation and analysis from authorities such as Jim Coulton, John Bennett, Chris Pelling, Augusta McMahon, D.J. Wiseman and Hersham Hawass
 
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