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RM Arts (Firm)

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Works: 1,046 works in 2,404 publications in 5 languages and 58,376 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 1,016 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 )
19 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in German and English and held by 913 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
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in Italian and English and held by 886 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 798 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
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in Italian and English and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
San Francisco Opera's production of Puccini's bittersweet tale of high-spirited bohemians and doomed love
Toni Morrison ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and held by 729 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 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first major 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. Includes a still frame segment of the major works of art depicted in the program
Picasso by Didier Baussy ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 691 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 )
10 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ballad opera set among London's criminal classes of the 1700's
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in Italian and English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The innocent Japanese heroine of the title is deserted by her faithless American husband and finally driven to suicide
Jackson Pollock by Kim Evans ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 611 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
Dance Theatre of Harlem by Thomas Grimm ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dazzling performances by the Dance Theatre of Harlem, America's first outstanding classical ballet company of black dancers. In this special studio production, members of the Theatre perform a selection of its most popular works. The pieces are introduced by choreographer Robert North and the founder of the Theatre, Arthur Mitchell
Marc Chagall by Marc Chagall ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and Multiple languages and held by 523 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
Dancing by Rhoda Grauer ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines and celebrates dance from around the world, from traditional dance to classical ballet
Billy Budd an opera by Benjamin Britten ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Billy Budd, a young seaman, is persecuted malevolently by his master-at-arms, John Claggart. Unjustly accused of mutiny, Billy accidentally strikes Claggart dead, and the tormented Captain Vere has no option but to hang him
Cezanne the man and the mountain ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 480 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 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paintings at a major retrospective at the Paris Centre Pompidou highlight the work of Kandinsky, who painted the first totally abstract painting
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 429 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
Matisse, voyages by Didier Baussy ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 424 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 )
1 edition 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
 
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