RM Arts (Firm)
Most widely held works by RM Arts (Firm)
Frida Kahlo (1910-1954) ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 955 libraries worldwide
Profiles Frida Kahlo's work, her interest in politics and her tempestuous relationship with husband Diego Rivera, leader of the Mexican muralist movement.
Toni Morrison ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and held by 862 libraries worldwide
Toni Morrison discusses slavery and its legacy and the difficulties of writing about the painful subjects that occur in her novel Beloved.
Andy Warhol ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 768 libraries worldwide
A profile of Andy Warhol's life and work since his death in February 1987 examines a career that spanned painting, film, publishing, rock music and television.
Jackson Pollock ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 631 libraries worldwide
Combines archival footage of Jackson Pollock's life and work with reminiscences from his contemporaries, and explores the truth and legends surrounding this controversial painter.
Cezanne the man and the mountain ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 598 libraries worldwide
Focuses on the central theme of Cezanne's painting: his fascination with nature and his love-hate relationship with his birthplace, Aix-en-Provence, most specifically the nearby mountain, Sainte Victoire, which he painted repeatedly throughout his life. Recognizes Cezanne as the "father of modern painting."
Dance Theatre of Harlem ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and held by 571 libraries worldwide
Dazzling performances by the influential and creative all-black ballet company.
The Unquiet spirit the life and art of Edgar Degas, 1834-1917 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 534 libraries worldwide
Presents many original paintings, drawings and prints to show Degas' favorite settings--the ballet class, racecourse, railway--and to explain his innovative use of the camera.
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in English and held by 521 libraries worldwide
In this two-part program, members of Ailey's dance company celebrate his memory by performing three works choreographed by Ailey himself, as well as a special ballet tribute choreographed by Ulysses Dove. Includes biography of Alvin Ailey.
Matisse, voyages ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and Japanese and held by 517 libraries worldwide
Highlights the development of Matisse's greatest works from his early canvasses, to his involvement with the Fauvist movement, through his later pieces. It also explores the inspiration and renewed vigor he found in travelling the world.
Marc Chagall ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in English and held by 505 libraries worldwide
This film portrait, made shortly before the death of Chagall in 1985, takes the viewer on a journey through time and place on the trail of this enigmatic artist. Eventually to become the grand old man of French painting, Chagall began life in a Jewish ghetto in Russia. He escaped the restrictions of his background and moved to Paris, where he rubbed shoulders with artists such as Matisse, Leger and Dufy. There he began to create the floating surrealistic style which has remained his hallmark.
Dancing ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 503 libraries worldwide
Examines and celebrates dance from around the world, from traditional dance to classical ballet.
Through African eyes ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 500 libraries worldwide
When first seen in the Western world in 1900, African art was viewed as strange and exotic. Yet these works, the booty of colonial wars, would influence Picasso, Matisse, and Modigliani and change the course of 20th century art. This program, while recognizing this impact, introduces noted experts who explain the importance of reappraising African art within its own cultural context. Then local Malian inhabitants in a Bamana village and the walled city of Djenne comment on the function of art and the role of the artist in their society.
La Bohème ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in Italian and held by 489 libraries worldwide
Puccini's bittersweet tale of high-spirited bohemians and doomed love.
Madama Butterfly ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in Italian and held by 479 libraries worldwide
The innocent Japanese heroine of the title is deserted by her faithless American husband and finally driven to suicide.
Kandinsky a film ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 478 libraries worldwide
Paintings at a major retrospective at the Paris Centre Pompidou highlight the work of Kandinsky, who painted the first totally abstract painting.
Aida ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in Italian and English and held by 452 libraries worldwide
An Egyptian soldier falls in love with his Ethiopian captive.
Aida ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1986 in Italian and held by 451 libraries worldwide
The action takes place in ancient Egypt, and tells of the love of Radames, the captain of the guard, for a slave girl, Aida. She is the daughter of the King of Ethiopia, who is captured by Radames and the Egyptian troops. Tricked into betraying military secrets, Radames is condemned to be buried alive. He is joined by Aida, who dies with him.
Francis Bacon ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 432 libraries worldwide
"This program follows [Francis Bacon, widely regarded as the greatest British painter of the twentieth century,] from his studio, where he starts work every day at dawn, to his favorite drinking club, and gambling joint in Soho and explores how his way of life affects his vision of the world."--Container.
Samson and Delilah ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in French and held by 394 libraries worldwide
The classic story of seduction, betrayal of love and religion and the vengence of man and God.
Picasso ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 385 libraries worldwide
Contains works Picasso felt to be his own personal legacy to the world, filmed both in the vaults of the Palais de Tokyo and during the hanging of the new collection in the Musee Picasso.
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R.M. Arts (Firm)
Reiner Moritz Associates. RM Arts
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