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RM Arts (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,064 works in 2,431 publications in 5 languages and 59,833 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  Television adaptations  History  Film adaptations  Interviews  Cross-cultural studies  Art  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television programs 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Originator, Licensee, Distributor, 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 )
10 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 1,011 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 )
20 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in German and English and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story encompasses the gruesome detail, horror, passion, and torment that characterized works of the German Expresionist 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
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )
16 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in Italian and English and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the Egypt of the Pharoahs there is war with Ethiopia. The Ethiopian King's daughter, Aida, has been captured and is now a slave in the service of the Pharoah's daughter, Amneris. Radames loves Aida but is loved by Amneris. He is appointed general of the Egyptian army and in the second scene of the second act returns in triumph, to be rewarded by the unwelcome hand of Amneris in marriage. Aida's father, Amonasro, has been taken prisoner, his life spared at the intercession of Radames. In the third act he induces his daughter to help him discover the plans of the Egyptian army, which she does in a meeting with Radames, their conversation overheard by Amonasro. Aida and Amonasro take flight but the apparent treachery of Radames is now revealed and he is condemned to death, to the dismay of Amneris. In the final scene he is immured in a stone tomb, where he is joined by Aida. As they die, Amneris, above the tomb, prays for peace for her beloved Radames
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater( Visual )
12 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in English and held by 791 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. Includes biography of Alvin Ailey
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )
13 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in Italian and English and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Puccini's bittersweet tale of high-spirited bohemians and the doomed love between Rodolfo, the idealistic poet and Mimi, the consumptive flower-maker
Toni Morrison ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and held by 708 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
Andy Warhol by Kim Evans( Visual )
13 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first major profile of Andy Warhol's life and work since his death, examines a career that spanned painting, film, publishing, rock music and television
Picasso by Waldemar Januszczak( Visual )
11 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 680 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
The beggar's opera by John Gay( Visual )
11 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A ballad opera set among London's criminal classes, full of satirical jibes about corruption in high places
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )
18 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in Italian and English and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lorin Maazel conducts at La Scala. Starring Giorgio Zancanaro, Hak Nam Kim and Yasuko Hayashi
Dance Theatre of Harlem by Dance Theatre of Harlem( Visual )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dance Theatre of Harlem presents a studio production of four of its most popular works
Jackson Pollock by Kim Evans( Visual )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 603 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
Dancing by Rhoda Grauer( Visual )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines and celebrates dance from around the world, from traditional dance to classical ballet
Marc Chagall by Marc Chagall( Visual )
11 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and Multiple languages and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The work of Chagall spans the twentieth century. Retracing different phases of Chagall's extraordinary life, this attempts to set his life in its full social and historical context
Billy Budd an opera by Benjamin Britten( Visual )
11 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatizes the moral dilemma of Captain Vere when, in accordance with Admiralty regulations, he must demand the court martial to sentence to death by hanging the innocent seaman who was provoked to strike and kill the villanous master-at-arms
Cezanne the man and the mountain ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 473 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."
Kandinsky a film by André S Labarthe( Visual )
9 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 462 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
Matisse, voyages by Didier Baussy( Visual )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 419 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
The Unquiet spirit the life and art of Edgar Degas, 1834-1917 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the life and work of Edgar Degas and how his style, though realistic, developed from a traditional base and was influenced by the cafe society of Paris. Discusses his interest in the human form and how he portrays women as real people engaged in mundane activities. 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
Through African eyes ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 404 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
 
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