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Levinson, Nick

Overview
Works: 155 works in 272 publications in 3 languages and 946 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  History  Drama  Internet videos  Educational television programs  Exhibition catalogs  Documentary films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Producer, Author, Performer
Classifications: NA1053.J4,
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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 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 90 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( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using Carl Andre's works as a springboard, this program suggests approaches to finding the meaning in abstract art while examining the historical forces that propelled a century of artistic modernism
The colonial encounter( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 60 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
Three sisters by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Visual )

4 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Excerpts from act one and act three of Anton Chekhov's play about three well-educated, cultured sisters suffering from boredom and meaninglessness in their dull, provincial environment
Le Corbusier Villa Savoye by Open University( 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 )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 47 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
The wild duck by Henrik Ibsen( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Excerpts from act four and act five of Henrik Ibsen's play about a middle class family whose illusions of happiness and comfort are shattered by the arrival of a self-proclaimed truthteller
Rodin( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the response to Rodin's sculptures during his life by both the critics and the public
Picasso's Guernica( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 21 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
Eric Mendelsohn the Einstein tower( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 16 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
Berthe Morisot Kathleen Adler interviewed by Briony Fer( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and Catalan and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Briony Fer interviews Kathleen Adler, author of a book on Berthe Morisot. Adler talks about the social conditions at the time of Morisot and the restrictions that Morisot suffered by being a woman. Adler discusses Morisot's special interest in the suburban world and looks in depth at Morisot's, 'View of Paris from the Trocadero'
Manet the heroism of modern life( Visual )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The video covers nature of modern art, reading of pictures and their meaning
Hans Scharoun by Open University( Visual )

6 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an anlysis of Hans Scharoun's Scharf and Mohrmann houses which are in turn compared to Scharoun's earlier work. Also gives an assessment of the elements of continuity in the development of Scharoun's style
Greenberg on Jackson Pollack an interview by T.J. Clark in 1981 by Clement Greenberg( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 12 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
Beaubourg( 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
Bathers by Cézanne and Renoir modernism and the nude( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shot in the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Tamar Garb looks at the paintings of nude bathers that Cézanne and Renoir painted in the 1870's. Garb adopts a feminist angle in trying to understand how the nude is still an important subject matter in the Modern period. She discusses the approaches of Renoir and Cézanne to the nude and how they vary greatly
Musée d'Orsay( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 10 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
Hardwick Hall power and architecture( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 9 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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