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RM Arts (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,060 works in 2,667 publications in 7 languages and 68,328 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Nonfiction television programs  Televised operas  Drama  Nonfiction films  Filmed operas  Documentary television programs  Television adaptations  Documentary films  Biographical films 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Licensee, Distributor, Originator, prn, Publisher
Classifications: M1500.P83, 782.1
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Most widely held works by RM Arts (Firm)
Frida Kahlo (1910-1954) by Eila Hershon( Visual )

13 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and German and held by 971 WorldCat member 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
Wozzeck opera in three acts and fifteen scenes by Alban Berg( Visual )

18 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in German and English and held by 915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story encompasses the gruesome detail, horror, passion, and torment that characterized works of the German Expressionist movement. Wozzeck is an impoverished soldier driven insane by his manipulative superiors and his mistress' infidelity. In a jealous rage, he stabs her, then drowns when he tries to wash the blood from his hands
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater( Visual )

17 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and Multiple languages and held by 835 WorldCat member 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
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

14 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in Italian and English and held by 794 WorldCat member 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
Toni Morrison( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toni Morrison discusses slavery and its legacy and the difficulties of writing about the painful subjects that occur in her novel Beloved
The beggar's opera by John Gay( Visual )

14 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ballad opera set among London's criminal classes of the 1700's
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in Italian and English and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puccini's bittersweet tale of high-spirited bohemians and doomed love
Dance Theatre of Harlem by Dance Theatre of Harlem( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dazzling performances by the influential and creative all-black ballet company
Andy Warhol by Kim Evans( Visual )

14 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Warhol rose to fame with his Campbell's soup cans, and silk-screen duplicated Marilyn to become a Pop Art icon. His blond wig and eccentric lifestyle, along with the wild goings-on at his legendary 'Factory' became his trademarks. To some he was a genius, and to others a shallow, undistinguished imitator. Includes picture gallery, and trailer
Jackson Pollock by Kim Evans( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member 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
Madame Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in Italian and English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lorin Maazel conducts at La Scala. Starring Giorgio Zancanaro, Hak Nam Kim and Yasuko Hayashi
Cezanne the man and the mountain( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member 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."
Dancing by Rhoda Grauer( Visual )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines and celebrates dance from around the world, from traditional dance to classical ballet
Marc Chagall by Marc Chagall( Visual )

15 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 495 WorldCat member 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
Picasso by Waldemar Januszczak( Visual )

11 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pablo Picasso has dominated modern art and changed the way we see things. This program 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
Kandinsky a film by André S Labarthe( Visual )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paintings at the Paris Centre Pompidou retrospective highlight Kandinsky's work. Features a progression through the changes of Kandinsky's style as he invented and explored the abstract style. Includes Kandinsky's Munich/Murnau period (1904-1914) and his Moscow period (1915-1921), and discussion of the essay "On the spiritual in art" (O dukhovnom v iskusstve). Set against the background of living in--and fleeing from--major political and artistic shifts, including the Bolshevik Revolution and World War II
David Hockney a bigger picture by Gero von Boehm( Visual )

13 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed mostly at his homes in California and London, the video profiles artist David Hockney, who talks about his philosophy, his life, and his work in painting, drawing, photography, printmaking, and stage design
Matisse, voyages by Didier Baussy( Visual )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 420 WorldCat member 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
Through African eyes( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member 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
Samson and Delilah by Camille Saint-Saëns( Visual )

10 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in French and English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Closely follows the biblicasl tale of the struggle between the Hebrews and the Philistines and the downfall of Samson in the hands of the temptress Dalila"--Container
 
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R.M. Arts (Firm)

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Wozzeck opera in three acts and fifteen scenesAlvin Ailey American Dance TheaterAidaThe beggar's operaAndy WarholJackson PollockMadame ButterflyDancing