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Levinson, Nick

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Most widely held works by Nick Levinson
Scenes from Dr. Faustus by Christopher Marlowe( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Period interpretation of selected scenes from Christopher Marlowe's Doctor Faustus
The Impressionist surface : perceptions in paint by Paul Smith( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Paul Smith reviews influential theories of Impressionism including those of Clement Greenberg and T.J. Clark
Meaning in abstract art by Paul Wood( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The development of abstract art has been one of the most significant developments of the modern art movement. Yet, even after a century of abstraction, many people still find it difficult to make sense of works of art that don't depict recognisable objects. In this program we investigate different types of abstract art and discuss how meanings have been attached to these works and the problems this has created."--Container
The colonial encounter( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program presents archival photos, film clips, and posters from the 1900 World's Fair with commentary from art historians to understand Western prejudices concerning the culture of colonized countries
Le Corbusier : Villa Savoye by Le Corbusier( Visual )

9 editions published between 1975 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the Villa Savoye built at Poissy near Paris from 1929-31 and relates it to ideas expressed in Le Corbusier's writings of the 1920s
Le Corbusier : Villa la Roche by Le Corbusier( Visual )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le Corbusier believed that modern life should dictate architectural schema, and his designs freely lifted the superficial forms of industrial products and structures. Tim Benton leads an insightful tour of the Villa La Roche in Paris, explaining the history and motives behind this groundbreaking house and gallery designed for the Swiss banker and art collector, Raoul La Roche. Comparing the building now to photographs taken in the 1920s, Benton shows the relationship of the house to Purist painting, the evolution of its design, and its innovative exploration of the structural possibilities of reinforced concrete
Women in allegory : gender and sculpture in two cultures( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program deconstructs the politically charged monuments from post-Revolutionary Paris and the ornamental temple sculptures from 11th-century Khajuraho while contrasting the allegorical meanings ascribed by Western and Eastern cultures. The societal perception of women as reflected by the art traditions of 19th-century France and of central India during the Chandela period is also examined
Charles Rennie MacKintosh : Hill House by Open University( Visual )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed in Scotland, Sandra Millikin takes a close look at Hill House at Helensburgh near Glasgow which was built for the publisher Walter Blackie in 1903 by Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Sandra discusses the design of the house and how its related to traditional Scottish forms and to Mackintosh's other works
Rodin by Dominique Mougenot( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anne Wagner looks at Rodin and his sculptures, in particular, Thinker and Balzac. Rodin was exposed to public criticism as he was a sculptor making public works. Wagner discusses the controversies that surrounded his work and also looks at his treatment of the body both male and female
Picasso's Guernica by Francis Frascina( Visual )

8 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francis Frascina discusses one of Picasso's best known works, Guernica (1936). How and why did Picasso paint this vast work representing the destruction of the town of Guernica during the Spanish Civil War? How was Picasso to tackle a major political and propogandist work for international exhibition? As a work of art and political statement, was Guernica successful and what does it signify today? Suggested audience: senior secondary, general
Manet : the heroism of modern life by Édouard Manet( Visual )

9 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and Catalan and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The video covers nature of modern art, reading of pictures and their meaning
Eric Mendelsohn : the Einstein tower by Open University( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Einstein Tower was conceived in the trenches of WWI, and created from a series of sketches that Eric Mendelsohn drew at the time
Greenberg on Jackson Pollack : an interview by T.J. Clark in 1981 by Rachel Clark( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In conversation with art historian T.J. Clark, Clement Greenberg, art critic, speaks of his first meeting with the painter Jackson Pollock. He discusses Pollock's early work - success and failures - his methods as a painter and his last years
Berthe Morisot : Kathleen Adler interviewed by Briony Fer( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and Catalan and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kathleen Adler compares the portrayal of women by Berthe Morisot and her male contemporaries
Picasso's collages 1912-1913 : the problem of interpretation by Nick Levinson( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examination of Picasso's collages of 1912-1913 and the influences which caused him to create them
Hans Scharoun by Peter Blundell Jones( Visual )

7 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination of the life and works of German architect Hans Scharoun
Beaubourg by Michael Baldwin( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1996 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Can on control art which criticizes t̀he system' by absorbing it into the system, and elevating it to the status of the official avant-garde?"--Container
Musée d'Orsay by Tim Benton( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed in France, Tim Benton takes a look at the Musée d'Orsay in Paris, which houses modern art from Daumier and Millet to the Impressionists and Post-Impressionists. Tim also looks at the museum's hanging policy and shows that there are specific historical and art historical reasons behind the way pictures are hung in the museum
Klee and the Munich revolution( Visual )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections of Klee's art depicting the revolution
Hardwick Hall : power and architecture( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hardwick Hall's architecture is both innovative and yet typical of the Elizabethan period. The video discusses factors influencing its design as well as the personality of its owner-builder, Elizabeth, Countess of Hardwick and its brilliant architect, Robert Smythson
 
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